Join us every Tuesday for 8 weeks starting October 3 at 6:30 p.m. for Gender Journeys. Primarily for individuals 16 and older and in the beginning stages of transition, this group is for anyone thinking about or having already taken early steps toward transition as well as those who are gender-questioning. The program will take place at the London InterCommunity Health Centre Argyle Clinic at 1700 Dundas Street. This
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Last year, our neighbours across the street at the London Clay Art Centre (now Clayworx), in partnership with the City of London and the Old East Village BIA, worked with community partners in OEV to create permanent mosaic tiles that were installed along Dundas St.  Three Health Centre group participants, as well as Henry and Shelly, all of whom live in the neighbourhood, helped design and create sidewalk tiles
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Day for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two Spirit People

NO MORE STOLEN SISTERS Violence against women, and certainly violence against Indigenous women, is rarely understood as a human rights issue. When governments, media and the general public consider violence against women, it is often described as a criminal concern or a social issue. It is both of those things, of course. But it is also a human rights issue. Indigenous women and girls have the right to be safe and fr
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What London Can Be – Podcast

Health Centre Executive Director Scott Courtice joins our friends at the London Community Foundation for their podcast: What London Can Be, to talk about the Health Centre’s role in tackling London’s homelessness crisis, and the plan for our whole community to tackle this problem together, born from the homelessness summits held over the past few months. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or online at lcf.on
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Indigenous Languages Day

Today, we mark National Indigenous Languages Day with a promise of ajuinnata. This is a word in Inuktitut that means to never give up, no matter how difficult the task ahead might be. In   Canada, there are more 70 Indigenous languages, spoken by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Many of these languages are in danger of disappearing entirely. We cannot let that happen—we need to encourage communities not o
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Ramadan Mubarak 2023

RAMADAN 2023 – CALENDAR & INFORMATION Ramadan 2023 starts on the evening of Wednesday, March 22 and lasts 30 days, ending at sundown on Thursday, April 20. Ramadan is one of the holiest months of the year for Muslims. In Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Qur’an, and fast from food and drink during the sunlit hours as a means of drawing closer to God and cultivating self-control, gratitude, a
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Health & Housing Argyle – Card Making

The Winter Health in Housing series for the Argyle Community is almost over. Fun fact about the Argyle community in 1956, 42,000 feet of cable was laid underground in East London and fed into the dial central office on Whitney St, which allowed dial service to be provided to around 12 000 phones that were previously routed into the dial office on Clarence St. The London Free Press caption reads: “Phone cable go
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International Women’s Day

On March 8, people around the country will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023 in Canada. It’s a global day organized annually that recognizes and celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. While the U.N.’s “digitALL” theme underscores how the fight for gender equality has evolved in the 21st century, celebrations around the world are also f
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Health & Housing Argyle Community – Arva Flour Mill Field Trip

We are already at week 8 of the Argyle Health is Housing series. Fun fact about the Argyle Community: the main east-west route across southwestern Ontario used to be Dundas Street also known as the meandering Highway 2. Prior to 1998, Highway 2 stretched all the way to Windsor heading west, and to Quebec heading east. Argyle was the heart of Ontario’s own Route 66 before the 401 took over major road travel.  But you
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March is Social Work Month

March is Social Work Month. A single social worker can influence an entire life and generations of them have shaped all of us. The legacy of social work includes so many wonderful aspects of the society we live in, which, if you ask us, definitely deserves a celebration. Our team of registered social workers can support you through managing changes in your life and offering tools to help you with the ups and downs of
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