January 24, 2020

I was fortunate but had to suffer the pain of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Why fortunate?

It was late spring, 2018. A lot was happening in my life. Dealing with a mentally abusive person, selling my condo, coordinating my move, finding a new place to live, and ultimately suffering from exhaustion and dehydration. Then the final trauma was from my hos...

September 3, 2017

One of the main goals of R.E.S.T. is to ensure that youth aging out of foster care have access to safe affordable housing. I can’t imagine the looming dread such youth feel when they hit a certain age and realize that soon they will be left to fend for themselves.

Obviously, some are able to secure housing after foster care. But a valid concern is keeping...

August 16, 2017

Here is an infographic about the services R.E.S.T. will offer soon.

November 25, 2016

September 30, 2016

Brampton, ON– Restoration and Empowerment for Social Transition Centre (R.E.S.T. Centre) will officially launch its services in Peel region on Friday November 25, 2016 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Ebenezer Hall, 4494 The Gore Road in Brampton. The launch will have guest speakers, team members and a video to outline the services and contributi...

July 17, 2016

At the core of every being, is the urge to help our fellow man. At R.E.S.T., we strive to steward this principle both professional and passionately. That is why we decided to reach out to those who need help the most: our youth. Youth homelessness is a pandemic in western society. In Toronto alone, there are at least 10,000 homeless youth a year, and a st...

July 12, 2016

1. Sponsorship donations directly benefits the homeless youth. R.E.S.T. provides all sponsorship dollars directly to the sponsored homeless youth.

2. Homeless Youth sponsorship benefits the whole community. Your sponsorship dollars help a homeless youth in becoming a positive and contributing member of society.

3. Sponsorship benefits YOU! Help a homeless y...

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