Respite Care and Preparing for the Next Wave

Respite means, a short break. Respite care has been shown to boost caregiver and family well-being, while being good for…

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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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‘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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Minister Todd Smith visits Safehaven

Toronto, ON – On June 16th, Minister Todd Smith of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) visited Safehaven…

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Nursing the World to Health

National Nursing Week is May 11-17 and we want to recognize all of our frontline Nurses and RSWs who are…

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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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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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A smile means a lot to Lois and her family

First-time mom Wendy was over the moon when she welcomed her baby girl Lois into the world. However, she quickly…

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Deshae’s FIRST smile was the start of many more firsts to come!

Several years ago, Denise experienced every parents’ worst nightmare – her beautiful and healthy eleven-year-old daughter Deshae suffered a traumatic…

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From being a client to a volunteer, Cameron’s Exceptional First moments continue at Safehaven

Second home…safety…family. These are the words that come to mind when Corinna reflects on the role that Safehaven has played…

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