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Organization: St Stephen's Community House  
Phone Numbers: 416-925-2103 ext 1221
Fax: 416-925-2271
Email: adminsupport@ststephenshouse.com
Website: www.sschto.ca
Address:
91 Bellevue Ave
Toronto, ON
M5T 2N8
Intersection: Bathurst St and College St
Accessibility Notes: main floor only
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Executives: Bill Sinclair - Executive Director
416-925-2103 ext 1239 * sbill@sschto.ca
Lidia Monaco - Associate Executive Director
416-925-2103 ext 1241 * mlidia@sschto.ca
Contacts: Bridget Sinclair - Director, Community Services
416-925-2103 ext 2232 * sbridget@sschto.ca
Francine Freeman - Manager, Development
416-925-2103 ext 1256 * ffrancine@sschto.ca
Service Description: Multiservice agency * employment and training centre * peer training and development centre * newcomer services * LINC classes

Conflict resolution and training * overdose prevention site * HIV / AIDS education * housing and homeless services * seniors services

Youth services -- youth justice programs and supports * after school programs * licensed childcare * art studio
 
Augusta Centre - Community Services - Corner Drop-In -- serves individuals who are homeless, who have low incomes and/or who are socially isolated * breakfast, lunch * showers, laundry, phones, mail services and computers * housing referral and support * Housing Connections Community Partner * voluntary trusteeship
 
Conflict Resolution and Training - Community Mediation 416-925-2103 ext 1229, crt.intake@sschto.ca -- trained volunteers mediate neighbourhood, interpersonal, landlord-tenant, commercial and other disputes * confidential * satellite office at Jane-Finch Community and Family Centre, 4400 Jane St, Ste 108, 416-663-2733 ext 255
 
Employment and Training Centre - Connections Program - 18 week training course in the fields of customer service, retail or office support * consists of 12 weeks in class including business English and computers * 6 week co-op work placement * in partnership with City of Toronto and Toronto District School Board -- see separate entries
 
Employment and Training Centre - Ontario Employment Services - Comprehensive employment and job search services * assessment of skills, interests and experience * job search strategies, including resume preparation * information about careers and occupations, local labour market, employment and training opportunities * on-the-job training, work experience * help in maintaining employment * information and referral to other employment and community services
 
Harm Reduction Case Management - This program provides short term client centered case management from an integrated model of care. This includes, information and education around harm reduction (which includes abstinence), substance use, distribution of harm reduction equipment, advocacy, care coordination, referrals to appropriate programs/services and groups, such as relapse prevention. Average program length is six months with possible extension based on client need.
 
L L Odette Place - Supportive housing for 13 single adult males, who have recently experienced homelessness and have experience with severe mental illness. Supportive housing provides safe, stable housing with affordable rent. It also provides one-to-one supports to help tenants stay healthy and maintain housing. Supports range from helping tenants find a doctor or a psychiatrist; to escorting them to community activities; to teaching them to plan and prepare their own meals; to helping them work towards finding a job or getting involved in volunteer work. Average length of stay is three years.
 
Newcomer Centre - Settlement services - Settlement services for immigrants and refugees * counselling * information and referral * interpretation * advocacy * orientation sessions * community education workshops * participates in LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) in English, upon assessment by YMCA of Greater Toronto, childminding and transportation assistance available -- see separate entry
 
Senior Activities Centre - Adult day program * meals and transportation to program within area served
 
St Stephen's Corner Drop In - This program serves individuals who are: homeless; marginally housed and socially isolated; living with mental illness, addictions and/or concurrent disorders. The program offers an open social setting in which clients develop inter-personal, social and leadership skills. Clients have access to: social opportunities; a social setting in which all are accepted as they are; and opportunities for participant involvement in program direction. Supports include: building social integration, including meals (breakfast and lunch); basic needs (showers, laundry, behavioural counselling, etc.); and social-recreational activities (including games, outings, mindfulness/meditation, trauma informed yoga, music group, movie afternoons, and members advocacy group). This program is set up to allow participants to access case management services and other supports (advocacy, housing support, addictions, mental health, trustee, and housing) in a safe and familiar setting as and when they are needed or desired. This drop-in program is open six days a week.
 
St Stephen's Mental Health Case Management - This program provides short term client centered mental health case management from an integrated model of care. This includes, information and education around mental health, substance use, concurrent disorders, advocacy, care coordination, referrals to appropriate programs/services and groups. Average program length is six months with possible extension based on client need.
 
Tcat - Case Management - The Toronto Community Addiction Team (TCAT) provides Intensive Case Management for individuals with frequent readmissions to emergency services in the city of Toronto. Case Managers work with service users to achieve their goals from a harm reduction, trauma informed perspective working from an integrated model of care. We assist with system navigation services and offers assessment and referral, advocacy, support within housing, financial trusteeship, and ongoing addiction counselling and support, as well as access to mental health, psychiatry and primary care support. Financial trusteeship is a case management service that includes managing the funds of individual clients at their request. TCAT case management aims to address the broader determinants of health through client involvement and control, strong linkages to primary care, working from a harm reduction approach, and the promotion of empowerment, respect and dignity.
 
Toronto Community Addiction Team*Sh - The Toronto Community Addiction Team (TCAT) provides Intensive Case Management for individuals residing in Supportive Housing For People with Problematic Substance Use with frequent readmissions to emergency services in the city of Toronto. Case Managers work with service users to achieve their goals from a harm reduction, trauma informed perspective working from an integrated model of care. We assist with system navigation services and offers assessment and referral, advocacy, support within housing, financial trusteeship, and ongoing addiction counselling and support, as well as access to mental health, psychiatry and primary care support. Financial trusteeship is a case management service that includes managing the funds of individual clients at their request. TCAT case management aims to address the broader determinants of health through client involvement and control, strong linkages to primary care, working from a harm reduction approach, and the promotion of empowerment, respect and dignity. This program is provided through a partnership of St. Stephen's Community House, Regeneration Community Services and Mainstay Housing. Service is accessed through application for Supportive Housing for People with Problematic Substance Use through Access Point.
 
Toronto Drop-In Network - Coalition of drop-in centres that work with people who are homeless, under-housed or socially isolated * agency capacity building through training, coordination, advocacy and engagement with member agencies

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit the website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Open to all
Languages: English ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Portuguese ; Spanish
Area(s) Served:
Durham West, East York, Etobicoke, North Etobicoke, Malton, West Woodbridge, North York, Scarborough, Scarborough North, Scarborough South, South Etobicoke, Toronto, York - Toronto  
See Also: Community Resource Centres
HIV / AIDS
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on September 12, 2018

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