Tranquil gardens promote healing, because they are wonderful sanctuaries of calm and peace. 

Pollinator gardens in particular, delightfully attract bees & butterflies, are filled with fragrant, colourful blossoms and sitting within one, makes a person feel like they are...

A key component of everyday life at George Herman House, is that the women plan, prepare and sit down to eat their daily meals. Together they experience a sense of accomplishment and community. Conversations are started, life skills are learned and time together with o...

The women residents at George Herman House talk everyday.  They share their feelings and struggles as they cooperatively cook meals and oversee independent household management.

The women on the Board of Directors talk often with the women staffers and our conversations...

Absolutely everyone has at one time or another, a brush with compromising the acceptable limits of their own mental health. Everyone.

Defining mental health looks at emotional wellness, behaviour and one’s ability to cope.

We are human, we grieve death, we lament over en...

Toronto's George Herman House is run by a memorial fund that honours an unnamed Sister who struggled with mental health.  Opening in 1976, the residential transitional home for women, was conceptualized by George's wife Nina (say Nigh na) who worked as a social worker....