Welcome, despite the challenges that the COVID pandemic has thrown us, we are still here, still working and still trying to make a difference for Injured Workers. We hope you and your family are staying well and finding ways to stay connected. This newsletter is the first published online… yes Hamilton & District Injured Workers is online! You can find us at www.hdiwg.net Our website is evolving day by day, please drop by and check us out.
Our intention is to post news, events, and links to resources on an ongoing basis. Please check us out, if you are receiving this via email, your address is in our data base, you can always remove it (but why would you?). If you are receiving a paper copy, please consider subscribing on the website (it controls our costs and reducing paper usage is respectful of our impact on the environment).
As always you can contact us, by email at Hamiltoninjuredworkers@hdiwg.net or phone us at 905 543 9090. During the pandemic, the staff and board are working from home, we will contact you as soon as we are able. Office hours are Monday to Thursday 10 am to 3pm.
It is our plan to begin peer support meetings, in person meetings, social events as soon as we are permitted to do so. We will continue to find innovative ways to stay connected, to mark important days such as Day of Mourning, Injured Workers’ Day, Labour Day etc.
If you are experiencing difficulties, please reach out to us, we can help you get connected to services to manage food deliveries, emergency funds, neighbourhood care mongering groups, mental health supports and more.