Drop-in Model & Practice

This page contains information resources on the drop-in model, good practices and referral resources.

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Good Practices Toolkit

Toronto Drop-In Network Good Practices Toolkit

This Toronto Drop-In Network Good Practices Toolkit was developed through a process of intensive discussions with drop-in staff and participants, and it contains the collective wisdom of the Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN). It is full of practical strategies, helpful tips, and rich discussions that aredesigned to help drop-in workers develop new policies or improve their existing practices. more>>


Information and Referral

Impacts and Insights: An Evaluation of The Stop

Impacts and Insights: An Evaluation of The Stop

The Stop and CFCC just wrapped up an in-depth evaluation of The Stops Community Advocacy Program, which is rooted in the belief that advocacy services are most effective when they are provided by and to people who share common experiences of poverty and marginalization. more>>


Measuring Success Reports

Measuring Success I:  Evaluation Strategies for Drop-in Settings (April 2008)

Measuring Success I: Evaluation Strategies for Drop-in Settings (April 2008)

Measuring Success: Show What We Know documents the drop-in model and is the primary component of the third phase of the City of Toronto Drop-in Review, which intended to identify strategies for measuring the success of drop-ins and to support drop-ins in implementing success measurement strategies. This phase of the review was carried out by Public Interest Strategy & Communications, and facilitated by the Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN). more>>