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October 22, 2021

Why Karen Volunteers

When Streetohome needed expert help in IT and web design in 2017, Karen Ott, who was working as the Senior Business Analyst and Operations Lead at Colliers International at the…

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Why Sarah Volunteers

Homelessness has always been a cause close to Sarah’s heart, ever since she was a little girl. “My heart goes out to them, and I’ve always felt that I needed…

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September 29, 2021

Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On September 30th, Streetohome will observe the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and become an active participant in the Reconciliation journey. Knowing that Indigenous people are over-represented within…

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September 22, 2021

Congratulations Kris

Congratulations to Kris on being selected as Megaphone Vendor of the Year 2021. His journey from panhandling on the street to finding a home and a job he loves continues…

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August 20, 2021

A Need to Be Needed Leads to Success

“To live you need to have a purpose, some fullness and joy. Most of us need to be needed. We need someone to say, ‘We need you,’ in order to…

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Learning to Live from Love

“Our members, more than anyone, need to hear in 1000 different ways, the message, ‘You matter, you are valuable, you are worthy of this beautiful place,’” says Killian Noe, Recovery…

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Finding a Recovery Journey that’s Right for You

“Recovery is a lifelong process. It’s about becoming a thriving citizen – having purpose and meaning in your life and the recovery capital that will help you succeed. It’s about…

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A message from the Streetohome Team

“2020 has been a year of change and uncertainty, but it was also a year of seeing what was possible when everyone comes together. It has been amazing and comforting…

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June 1, 2021

Adapting To Promote Connection

‘The opposite of addiction is connection’ is a phrase commonly used in the recovery sector. The Therapeutic Community (TC) model teaches people to work with, and socially learn from one…

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Meet the Authors

“We’re not looking after people, and thereby disempowering them or potentially promoting unhealthy dependencies. Rather, we’re helping empower people to find the things that will be good for them,” says Steve.

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