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(In the News) Breaking the link between brain injury and homelessness

From the Ottawa Citizen article by Blair Crawford, dated April 5, 2022. See the full article here.   The project has been looking at the barriers that put so many people with brain injuries out on the streets and what needs to be done to help them. Jason can tell you funny stories about growing…

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Evaluation of Homelessness Prevention Project

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services (VCBIS) received a one year Seed Grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to pilot a Homelessness Prevention Project. This project was modeled on a project that had already been implemented in Toronto. There is a strong correlation between Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and homelessness. Research has shown that approximately 50%…

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Ontario Trillium Foundation Resilient Communities Fund Grant

VCBIS was successful in obtaining a grant in the amount of $149,800 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This one-year grant, will be used to hire a Project Manager, a tele rehabilitation consultant, a program evaluator and an IT Specialist, as well as cover the costs for knowledge mobilization, and purchasing personal protective equipment. This project…

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Grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation

VISTA CENTRE BRAIN INJURY SERVICES RECEIVES A $ 75,000 GRANT FROM THE ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION We are s pleased to announce that VISTA CENTRE BRAIN INJURY SERVICES will receive a 75,000.00 grant from The Ontario Trillium Foundation. These funds will serve to address Homeless Prevention Services for Persons with Brain Injuries The Homelessness Prevention project is…

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