Archive for July, 2021

  • Abrigo Co-Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on Friday, July 30

    23 July 2021 / Uncategorized / 0 Comment

    Deputy Mayor Ana Bailao and Casa do Alentejo Partners with Abrigo to Vaccinate Portuguese-Language Community

    Abrigo will be hosting our second COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday, July 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Casa do Alentejo Community Centre in Toronto. This is a by-appointment-only event so if you need your first or second vaccine please call us at 416-534-3434.

    One way to keep you and your family safe is to get vaccinated. We hope to see you there!

  • Abrigo Hosts COVID-19 Pop-up Clinic

    09 July 2021 / Uncategorized / 0 Comment

    Vaccinating the Portuguese Community

    On July 8 the Abrigo Centre held our first by-appointment-only COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic for our clients and volunteers. We were delighted with the turnout as 131 individuals got their first or second dose. A special thank you to Toronto Public Health, Toronto Fire Services and the Toronto Paramedic Services who provided this important care to our extended Abrigo family. The team that came out was amazing! Thank you again!

    A special thank you as well to Abrigo's Vaccine Engagement Team Ambassador Lead Matthew Correia and Resident Ambassador Tania Barbosa who spearheaded this effort and all the other staff members and volunteers who helped keep the entire day running smoothly.

    Please remember to get your vaccination, it will help protect you and keep you as safe as possible.

  • Abrigo's PAR Program Delivering Service In-person or Virtually

    07 July 2021 / Uncategorized / 0 Comment

    The Benefits of Virtual Counselling Are Many

    Social service agencies across Canada have been forced to turn to virtual counselling longer than expected because of the extended lock-down caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This story in Discover Magazine, penned by Abrigo's Executive Director Ed Graca, examines the positive attributes that virtual counselling provides to clients in Abrigo's Partner Assault Response (PAR) program. Read more about this important program here:

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