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  • The Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative Research Showcase and Video Screening

    The Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative Research Showcase and Video Screening

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    The Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative invites you to our research showcase and video screening! Thursday, April 19 2:00 PM Good Shepherd Women’s Services – 30 Pearl Street North Learn about what we found out from our research project with 70 women experiencing chronic homelessness in Hamilton View the project video and women’s art-work Give your …

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  • LGBTQ+ Positive Space Training

    LGBTQ+ Positive Space Training

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    The United Way Halton & Hamilton is sponsoring LGBTQ Positive Space Training for Youth Serving Agencies sponsored by the UWHH. The training is offered by Deirdre Pike, Senior Social Planner, at the Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton. TRAINING MODULE DATES AND TIMES: The training module takes place over two 2-hour sessions and participants receive …

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  • More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

    More support needed to address women’s homelessness in Hamilton

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    Despite an increase in funding, the crisis continues, a new report shows Supporting Our Sisters saved Tamara Hinds’ life. Without her son and help from the wraparound program for women experiencing homelessness, the 47-year-old said she “wouldn’t be here” today. “Literally — not just homeless,” she told a Spectator editorial board meeting Monday. Hinds, who …

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  • Report Release: How’s the Weather Now?

    Report Release: How’s the Weather Now?

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    Current Conditions and Forecast for Women’s Homelessness in Hamilton Investment in women’s homelessness has increased exponentially due to the work of the Women’s Housing Planning Collaborative (WHPC) but a crisis persists. Come learn about The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton’s report followed by a performance by Singin’ Women. Light refreshments will be provided. …

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  • Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

    Making Ontario safer for kids and teens

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    Increase in age of protection is just one step in extending services to more young people, says Rocco Gizzarelli When does a child become an adult? As anyone who has experience with teenagers will know, 16- and 17-year-olds are in transition, often exhibiting maturity and independence, but not yet ready for the demands and expectations …

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  • Caplan to be honoured at cabaret fundraiser

    Caplan to be honoured at cabaret fundraiser

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      The Beth Jacob Synagogue is inviting Hamiltonians to an evening of dance and music in honour of Marvin Caplan. The west-end synagogue is hosting a concert that both memorializes Caplan, a businessman and former city councillor, and raises money for Tastebuds, Hamilton’s city-wide student nutrition program. Click here to read the entire article. Article …

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