Toronto Employment and Social Services: Housing Services and Information Fair- May 14, 2019
The OCHE was invited to attend the Housing Services and Information Fair hosted by The City of Toronto's Golden Mile Employment and Social Services (TESS) office on May 14, 2019. This event, attended by several other community agencies, aimed to build housing security and stability among TESS clients and others in the community.
Applying for Pensions Presentations- February to March 2019
The OCHE team met with over 160 tenants in 22 TCHC buildings across the City in February and March! Tenants learned about the importance of applying for pensions as early as possible, what information to provide TCHC with when switching to pensions and the impact that switching to pensions has on their rent.
Raising the Roof: Toque Campaign- February 5, 2019
The OCHE team helped raise funds for Raising the Roof's annual Toque Campaign. This initiative aims to raise awareness and funds for long-term solutions to homelessness. All proceeds go to partnering agencies who are working directly with people experiencing homelessness. To learn more about this campaign, check out Raising the Roof's website: https://www.raisingtheroof.org/what-we-do/what-is-the-toque-campaign/