Women’s Drop-In Guest

  Recently, we invited Toronto writer Mary Fairhurst Breen to come out to one of our Women’s Drop-in session. After coming across Mary’s profile on Moms Stop the Harm, we reached out to her to inquire about facilitating a workshop at the drop-in. Mary is an artist, educator, and author of a memoir about the […]

February = cold and hearts

At Street Health February is also the month that we invite our friends and community members to join us and learn about our services. Street Health is excited to be holding our 5th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) Saturday, February 24, from 3-6 pm. Our start and finish location is 339 Queen St. […]

Surviving Toronto’s Winters: Join Our Giving Tuesday Campaign

As the winter chill sets in, it’s easy to take warmth and shelter for granted. However, for many individuals experiencing homelessness, the colder months bring considerable challenges. At Street Health, we are launching a campaign to address this pressing issue and make a difference in the lives of those who are most affected. Homelessness in Toronto […]

Drop by for Street Health’s Open House

October 28th, 1:00-3:00 pm – drop by Street Health’s Open House at 338 Dundas St. East, Toronto. Hear about our services from staff and clients, see our Overdose Prevention Site and nursing clinics, learn more about our community harm reduction activities. Have some refreshments and chat with your neighbours. Our community partner All Saints Community […]

September 30th is The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Street Health recognizes the historical and continuing harms to First Nations, Inuit and Metis people caused by colonial and post-colonial policies and that our work takes place on traditional Indigenous territory. Our Board and staff are committed to being allies for Indigenous community members, especially those who experience trauma, discrimination, and marginalization. In the spirit […]

Introducing our new Executive Director!

    On behalf of the Street Health Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lin Sallay as Street Health’s next Executive Director, effective July 10, 2023. Following an extensive recruitment process supported by an external executive search team, Street Health’s Recruitment Team and Board of Directors unanimously endorsed Lin as […]

Safe Supply Saves Lives- Don’t just take our word for it, hear from clients

As Safer Supply continues to make headlines around the country, take a moment to hear from the folks who have actually taken part in these programs. Street Health is part of the Downtown Eastside Collaborative Safer Opioid Supply Program (SOS) This service is a partnership between South Riverdale Community Health Centre and Regent Park CHC. […]

Street Health Client Stories – Marsha

“My parents could not afford their mortgage anymore, so they split, and I began to move around a lot.”   Marsha has many fond memories from childhood. “I enjoyed school, I was mostly into gym class, doing volleyball, track, cross country, I was very involved with sports, I also liked geography, woodworking, and creative writing.” […]

Street Health Client Stories- Bobby

“I was spiraling down and I didn’t know how to stop”   There are roughly 10,000 people in Toronto who are homeless or insecurely housed on any given night. The pandemic, rising cost of living, lack of affordable housing, and the poisoned drug crisis are just some of the reasons more and more people are […]