COVID RESPONSE

Tenants and volunteers from A Rocha at a new garden near Rudy Hulst Commons, Hamilton - 2020
Annual Report 2021
Nikki Thompson

Reimagining volunteer engagement

In September 2019, Indwell had 160 active volunteers! Then, “COVID happened.” During the March 2020 lockdown, all on-site volunteer activities were suspended to protect the most vulnerable in our communities. It wasn’t long before we began to feel the effects of lockdown and the void of skill, togetherness, and companionship from our dedicated volunteers. We

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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
Annual Report 2021
Indwell Staff

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, Woodstock’s Blossom Park and Harvey Woods Lofts communities implemented changes to ensure tenant and staff safety while still encouraging connection. These changes, some of which were temporary based on current

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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.

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