A house-call for the homeless may sound like a contradiction in terms - but it's a living mission for an Ismaili Muslim doctor in Toronto. Dr. Naheed Dosani is a young physician who makes house-calls on people who don't have houses.
In this episode, we’re exploring what it means to be young and homeless. We start with the story of Conor, a youth with lived experience who was able to break out of the cycle of homelessness, and is now a student at Mohawk College. Conor tells us his story, from his leaving home before his sixteenth birthday to finding his footing in a...
It’s the debut of the Homeless Hub Podcast! Our first episode sees us speaking with Dr. Valerie Tarasuk of the University of Toronto about food insecurity, food banks, and what needs to be done to ensure all Canadians know where their next meal is coming from, and that they can afford it. Transcript Interviewer: Hello and welcome to the first...
In this edition of No Fixed Address, our series on homelessness, a student at Laurentian University is studying the lives of ten homeless women... all over the age of fifty. Annie Boucher calls them her "hidden homeless". She spoke about her findings with the CBC's Kate Rutherford.
Our series on homelessness No Fixed Address features the story of Tina, who described how she and her son were on the streets of Sudbury just a few years ago. She was part of the growing number of women and children with no place to go.
It's hard enough to be 18-yrs-old, in school and homeless when you are transitioning from male to female in a shelter where the rules don't fit. Today, we're looking at the challenges facing LGBT youth now considered the most vulnerable of vulnerable homeless people.