Service Providers

Andy had been coming to us on and off for about two years. The last time he came he had recently stopped using crystal meth and he looked better than we had ever seen him.
Lukas makes his rounds as a caseworker, delivering meds, gifts and good cheer to participants while exposing the dark history behind the addiction issues that plague Winnipeg's Aboriginal homeless population. This short film is a chapter from Here At Home, a web documentary about mental health and...
Lydia Bardak attempts to improve life for the city's homeless As an argument between a woman and man escalated, their voices rose as the man started yelling for his money to be returned. With violence seeming imminent, Lydia Bardak stepped in between the two and spent the next 20 minutes talking...
Homeless men freezing to death. An emerging tuberculosis scare. Tent City. In life as a street nurse, Cathy Crowe has confronted some big issues — such as tent city — and smaller ones, such as discrimination against Toronto’s homeless community. This was certainly not what she expected when she...
In Episode 2 of Larkin Street Stories, Toby offers tips on how to create a safe and welcoming space for LBGTQ youth. During staff meeting, Toby and the Larkin Street staff discuss how to handle hate speech when it occurs between youth. After work, Toby spends time in the park with her daughter and...
Meet Toby, Loch, and the youth from Larkin Street Youth Services in San Francisco. In Episode 1 of Larkin Street Stories they discuss their approach to supporting and accepting LGBT youth who are homeless. At the Larkin Street Drop-In Center, youth talk about how family rejection of their LGBTQ...

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