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03/26/2021

Safehaven Celebrates the Government of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health & Our Economy

(Toronto – March 25, 2021) – The Government of Ontario’s Spring 2021 Budget is another encouraging step in the direction…

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02/12/2021

Safehaven featured in CP24 for receiving 1,000 COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits from Ontario Government and BD-Canada

Premier Doug Ford, Associate Minister for Women’s and Children’s Issues Jill Dunlop, and BD-Canada visited Safehaven to donate 1,000 COVID-19…

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02/02/2021

Staff at special education schools to don N95 masks as part of TDSB, Sick Kids pilot

Staff who work in Toronto schools serving students with complex medical needs — who continue to attend in-person classes despite…

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07/28/2020

Measures put in place by accreditation process help prevent COVID outbreak: Safehaven

The accreditation process assisted Safehaven in refining its health and safety protocols, enabling the organization to effectively deal with the COVID-19 pandemic….

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06/26/2020

‘I want to kiss her. I haven’t been able to do her hair’: A mother’s frustration at distancing from her daughter with special needs

Denise Cozier likes to keep her daughter Deshae informed about the little things: for example, the weather, and the days…

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05/11/2020

100 Years of Bloomberg Nursing at U of T: Susan Bisaillon Leadership Feature

Susan Bisaillon MSc (Nursing), 1992 Chief Executive Officer, Safehaven Susan Bisaillon advises the next generation of student nurses to follow…

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04/24/2020

Safehaven welcomes Government of Ontario announcement on COVID-19 funding

Safehaven, a community based organization providing important and compassionate care for individuals with medically complex care needs, welcomes the announcement…

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09/27/2019

More help needed for kids with disabilities who age out of care system, parents say

For most adults, their 21st birthday is an exciting time marking another step toward independence. However, for Deane Daprato, the son of…

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03/27/2019

MPs visit Safehaven

                  Ontario MPs visited Safehaven and shared their thought on how we…

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01/10/2019

As parents of complex special-needs kids, we know inclusive education doesn’t work

Toronto-based parents Phil Richmond and Hayley Avruskin have two children with complex disabilities. They are part of the Congregated School…

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