Peer Supports @ Redwood

Peer Supports @ Redwood  Written By Jennifer van Gennip At Redwood, we believe that safe, affordable, hopeful housing is the first step in breaking cycles of violence, abuse, poverty, and addiction.  We also believe that people grow best in supportive...

Cool news about…bed bugs?!

Our Furniture Bank will be launching a new option for bed bug remediation in Barrie and Simcoe County in 2021, and social housing organizations could not be more excited. Thanks to a $131,100 grant provided by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Redwood Park Communities...

Anna’s Story

​When I started the non-profit After the Curb I never thought that one day I would be working as the Managing Director of Barrie’s first Furniture Bank. In fact, I didn’t even know what a “Furniture Bank” was. I had also never heard of Redwood Park Communities. I just...

More Furniture Bank Excitement

​There are so many exciting things happening with the Furniture Bank these days that it warrants a whole blog post!But first, a thank you. Two big funding approvals this year have allowed for this growth to meet the need in our community: a 3-year Poverty...

Volunteering at Redwood

This is a guest post written by our new Volunteer Coordinator, Tanya Saari. We are thrilled to have Tanya come on board to help us get more organized and make the Redwood volunteering experience the best it can be! Hello! My name is Tanya Saari, and I’m the new...