Bellwoods House

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Activist protests potential cuts to Bellwoods shelter

An anti-poverty activist believes Toronto’s budget cuts will hurt homeless and poor women most. Bellwoods House is a transitional house located near Bathurst and Queen streets. As a long-term shelter for women over the age 50, it accommodates up to 10 residents at a time. It assists women who are victims of violence, those dealing with long-term homelessness or a history of trauma and mental health issues.

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‘Normalcy’ faces Toronto budget cuts

A local church parishioner thinks the looming closure of Bellwoods House, a long-term shelter for women, is a bad and poorly-timed decision. Speaking Wednesday at a Toronto City Hall public forum, before city council’s budget…