All entries tagged ‘Toronto’

ArticleBuy stories & learning packages

by Jonas, April 21, 2014

Help us prototype our new business model. By buying a story set & learning experience from our project at the Meeting Place in Toronto. Have a read of how we can turn these materials into professional development opportunities for your staff. Read on

  • tags:
  • Toronto
  • drug addiction
  • homelessness
  • business model
  • ethnography

ArticleBelonging versus change: Results of our Toronto Project

by Sarah, April 15, 2014

12 days, 14 double-doubles from Tim Hortons, and 16 stories later, we've co-developed a set of ideas. For how to shift the balance between Drop-in centres as a stable place of community, and Drop-in centres as a prompt for change. Read on

  • tags:
  • Toronto
  • drug addiction
  • homelessness
  • Transtheoretical model

StoryBeaker's Musical

by Sarah , April 12, 2014

Beaker's musical would start and end with 'Down on the Corner.' That's where he's spent much of the past 30 years. How might we apply Stages of Change theory to Beaker's story? To develop new kinds of social services & supports for people like him? Read on

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  • Toronto
  • homelessness
  • drug addiction

ArticleToronto Stories brief

by Sarah, March 9, 2014

Read more about the questions behind our Stories project with West Neighborhood House (formerly St. Christopher House) in Toronto. Read on

  • tags:
  • addiction
  • homelessness
  • Toronto
  • stories

StoryRita, Angie, and the Drop-Ins

by Sarah, December 24, 2013

Are drop-in centers about too much belonging and not enough change? Learn how we applied social capital theory to the stories of Rita and Angie - and what that could mean for how we design services with folks who are homeless. Read on

  • tags:
  • homelessness
  • mental health
  • addiction
  • Toronto
  • Canada
  • Drop-in