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Announcement: New Board Member

TORONTO, ON (April 20, 2020) – Haven Toronto is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member, Dr. Amanda Grenier.

Dr. Grenier is the the Norman and Honey Schipper Chair in Gerontological Social Work at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto and is appointed to Baycrest Hospital.

An aging and life course scholar, Amanda’s research is focused on understanding the interface of public policies, organizational practices, and older people’s lived experience. She has carried out research on life course transitions, social constructs of frailty, late life homelessness, and precarity and aging. Amanda co-leads the Knowledge Mobilization Strand (K-MOB) of AGE-WELL National Centre of Excellence.

The Board of Directors provides Haven Toronto with governance to steer the organization’s operations and ensure fiscal responsibility. Haven Toronto’s Board of Directors is as follows:

Nick Golding, Chair, Michael McCarthy, Vice Chair, Dan Demers, Treasurer,

Arif Ahmad, Secretary, Amanda Grenier, Andrew Clark, Joshua Cox, Liz Jordan,

Robert Tudhope, Rory Ganness, and Susan Crawford


About Haven Toronto Haven Toronto is a drop-in centre for elder men age 50-plus who have been impacted by poverty, homelessness and isolation. Haven Toronto is the only centre in Canada dedicated to this vulnerable community. Open every day, all year, Haven Toronto provides clients with access to a nurse and crisis and housing counsellors, meals, emergency clothing and more.

For more information, please contact: Nick Golding, Board Chair




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