Helping people fight for their rights

"Why we do this is to help people fight for their rights – so that people can change their lives.”

Members of Project Genesis stand together

"I don’t give Genesis a hundred percent – I give Genesis a hundred and ten! Anyone can come here and we won’t turn you away. I am proud to be a member of Project Genesis.”

Negotiating bureaucratic delays

"The Storefront staff were instrumental in guiding me in assessing the situation so that I could confidently take the next steps in working towards a resolution for Mr. G.”

My Experience: Keeping rents affordable

"Each time a tenant can stop themselves from being victimized, it is a victory; these individual victories contribute to the ideal of a society that is accessible for everyone."
Kurt, bénévole deu comité droit au logement / Kurt, Housing Rights Committee volunteer

Blue Bonnets: Engaging people in our neighbourhood

“I was so proud that this was something we orchestrated ourselves, and that we succeeded in making local people aware of this important issue and getting them involved.”

Participating in positive change

“I believe that as we continue to persevere, by actions and letters of concern to the government about poverty and homelessness, there will be positive changes in the near future."

Working towards a solution

"Through our committee, we continue to work towards a solution – and I think there is one out there. We need to ensure that people are treated with dignity.”

Increasing confidence for a Home Advocacy Services user

“Since he lost his vision some years ago, Mr. T finds it difficult to manage his paperwork, so he asked our Home Advocacy Services for help"

Opening new avenues of hope

"It felt good to provide information concerning financial assistance and housing options, empowering her to make effective change in her life.”