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Chalmers the Chatbot App – Resources for homeless people

Chalmers is a desktop and cellphone app to help you access services and resources for homeless and community services. It was designed by ample Labs, which “is a non-profit empowering those of us facing homelessness with technology”. You can type what you want and it responds with nearby resources:

Free Meals,  Overnight Shelter  Clothing Banks  Drop-Ins  Emergency Numbers  Mental Health services.

And you can Add a resource

Start of chat: Hello, my name is Chalmers, and I am what is known as a "chat-bot". I was designed by Ample Labs to help you find resources within the City of Toronto like the following.

 

 

open to all

We co-create tech solutions with a community of youth between 16 and 35 who are at-risk of and/or experiencing homelessness and come from intersections of diverse identities and situations such as…

  • LGBTQIA2S+
  • BIPOC
  • Refugee newcomers
  • precarious work and job loss
  • mental health struggles and addiction
  • living with disabilities
  • histories of trauma

 

Referrals – Fill out the form for you or a client

Fill out this referral form and send it to Sound Times by fax - 426-979-8354 MHJ_Prevention_Referral_Form-e-fillable format
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Staying cool in a closed city – Heat Warning

How are people supposed to stay cool when the libraries, malls, restaurants and other public spaces are closed? COVID-19 has…
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Toilets – Public Health Now

Where can you go when you need to go? Here is an updated map by the folks at @totoiletcodes about…
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Libraries live! Get a virtual library card during COVID

Libraries are closed. But the new virtual library card gives you access to electronic and audio books. Right now you…
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