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The province has entered Step One of Ontario's Roadmap to Reopening. In coordination with the province, SHIP has entered Stage One of its Reopening Plan.
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Mississauga, ON (February 23, 2021) – In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives. While many were locked down through Provincial stay-at-home emergency orders, SHIP staff led the charge to fight the spread of the virus and support our clients and communities that have been most affected.

This is a year that put us to the test, but we have risen to the challenge with compassion, dedication, resilience, and innovation. SHIP has done so much to fight COVID-19 and we are amazed and proud when we look back at our collective accomplishments.

In this “2020 year-in-review”, we look back, month by month, at the many initiatives, projects, and campaigns we implemented.  It is remarkable to look back and realize the many different ways SHIP staff have responded to the pandemic. Staff worked to support all of our diverse communities as the crisis unfolded. As an organization, we pushed for equity and continued to keep our doors as open and as safely possible to ensure services continued in underserved communities. While the pandemic persisted, it shone a light on inequities faced by marginalized populations.  SHIP pivoted services to be able to continue to provide much-needed supports, while also continuing to pursue our long-term strategic opportunities to emerge from this crisis as a stronger company.

SHIP Background

Services and Housing In the Province (SHIP) has operated as one of the largest non-profit supportive housing providers in Ontario for almost thirty years. Our organization has long been a champion of housing and is known as an innovative, responsive leader to support vulnerable populations in the housing, mental health and addiction sector.

Supporting the well-being of residents in our communities is the foundation by which SHIP guides further development of housing and services. Our strong community presence, responsiveness, varied housing and service options, commitment to diversity, quality and safety allow us to take a stance and has earned us credibility in the various communities we serve.

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    February 23, 2021
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