Posts by Indwell Staff

From the front lawn in

The Facilities Team plays an integral role in the maintenance and stewardship of our properties. We oversee everything from landscaping and snow removal to cleaning …

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An inside look at our intake admission process

Introduce yourselves. What does your “typical” day look like? Indwell has two intake coordinators, Shirleen and Nicole. We’re in charge of processing housing Expression of …

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Yvonne, from Indwell’s Blossom Park Townhomes in Woodstock, has enjoyed cycling since she was a child and uses her bike for errands as well as pleasure

Two tired travel: cyclists share their love of riding

Many of us remember the thrill of riding a bike as a child— the exhilaration and newfound independence we felt tooling around our neighborhood. That …

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Volunteers from OWL serving a meal at Harvey Woods Lofts, Woodstock

Volunteers bring change, creatively

Every April we, along with organizations across the country, dedicate a week to celebrating and honoring our volunteers. This year’s theme was “volunteers bring change.” …

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Kitchen in an apartment at McQuesten Lofts in Hamilton

McQuesten Lofts: new homes bring new hope

In December 2020—just before Christmas—the first of 50 tenants began to move into their new homes. Earlier in the year, as the pandemic loomed, no …

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Mary, tenant at Harvey Woods Lofts, Woodstock, wearing a mask in a hallway

Our tenants: people of resilience

Janusz Recently moved out to independent housing Moved to Simcoe’s Hambleton Hall in September of 2016 when the building first opened “Indwell gave me a …

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Dr. John Perkins portrait - contemplative

Addressing racial justice from the inside out

One of Indwell’s three core values is ‘Dignity’- the recognition of each person’s inherent value as an image bearer of God. In 2011, this value …

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Tenants work with staff Lorna Murray at a counter in Blossom Park kitchen - creating preserves for a social enterprise, Gather - 2020

Adapting supports: a peek inside our Woodstock programs

The varying stages of lockdown and restrictions due to COVID-19 impacted tenants’ mental health and, for some, struggles with substance use. Like all Indwell programs, …

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Doroca, tenant sitting in front of her building, North End Landing, Hamilton

Deep and wide: growing and progressing to build new communities of hope

As Ontario began to enter lockdown last March, there was much uncertainty in the building industry. Would our construction projects come to a halt? While …

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Screen shot of Indwell's Housing and Support Cross Regional Team meeting - May 5, 2021

Cross-Regional Teams: One chord, many strings

In each city in which we work, Indwell supports tenants through interdisciplinary teams. Recently, we added Cross-Regional Teams to enhance each program’s on-site supports. These …

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Send a note of encouragement

Now more than ever, it is important that our tenants feel connected with others, even if they cannot be physically connected. Send a note of encouragement to be shared with our tenants who are feeling isolated at this time.

Send a message to our tenants

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