A conference aimed at individuals with hoarding difficulties, their loved ones, and service providers to share emerging knowledge.


McLaughlin Auditorium (E–Wing, Ground Floor)

Friday June 1, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Help for Tenants Who Hoard: Balancing Righs and Safety

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Friday, June 1, 2012


8:30 – 9:00 am     Registration & Coffee

9:00 – 9:15 am     Welcome & Introductions – Anthony Levitt & Cheryl Perera

9:15 – 10:45 am   Morning Session Part 1 – Dr. Peggy Richter

Psychiatrist, Director, Clinic for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder & Related

Disorders, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

10:45 -11:00 am  Refreshment Break

11:00 – Noon       Morning Session Part 2 – Catherine Chater

Occupational Therapist, VHA Home HealthCare Toronto

Noon – 1:00 pm   Buffet Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 pm     Case Study – Personal Account of Hoarding

1:30- 2:45 pm    Panel Discussion

Jim Stoops, Division Chief, Fire Prevention and Public Education, Toronto Fire Services;
EMS Representative & Anita Barnes, Community Legal Worker, Neighbourhood Legal Aid Clinic and Member of Toronto Hoarding Coalition

2:45 – 3:00 pm   Stretch Break

3:00 – 3:30 pm   Ethical Perspectives – Bob Parke, Bioethicist, Humber River Regional Hospital

3:30 – 4:00 pm   Closing Session – Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission

4:00 – 4:15 pm   Wrap-up & Evaluation

Help for Tenants Who Hoard:
Balancing Righs and Safety

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Friday, June 1, 2012

Registration Form






Diet: Regular                         Vegetarian                      


Cheque payable to SHSC a/c 724579318

for $95 per person

Mail registration form and cheque to:

Malak Sidky

192 Silverado Trail

Woodbridge, ON

L4H 2N7


Receipts and Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the workshop
Workshop Location:

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

2075 Bayview Avenue

McLaughlin Auditorium (E-wing, ground floor)

Tel: 416-480-6100


Go to this link for details on location and directions:


Parking Instructions:

A group rate of $15 has been negotiated with the Parking Administration. Upon arrival at Sunnybrook, simply park your car. A voucher will be provided to you in the auditorium which you will show to the parking attendant on the way out.

For any enquiries regarding the workshop, please contact:

Malak Sidky, Event Planner

Phone: 416-459-0266

Email: msidky@rogers.com


Help for Tenants Who Hoard: Balancing Rights and Safety

This educational forum is for community legal workers, housing workers and community health workers to help them better understand the complexities of hoarding situations.

Date: February 15, 2011

Client: West Park Healthcare Centre: Seniors Mental Health Service

Speakers: Anne Marie Malek, President & CEO West Park Healthcare Centre Bob Parke, Bioethicist
Dr. Peggy Richter, Psychiatrist
Catherine Chater, Occupational Therapist
Dennis Bailey, Lawyer
Anita Barnes, Community Legal Worker
Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner

Location: West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, Ontario