Social Innovation Exchange - April

TOPIC: London Health Sciences Centre Mental Health Care Program Transition Age Project (TAP) in collaboration with Youth Opportunities Unlimited, mindyourmind and Canadian Mental Health Association-Middlesex 

TAP is a hospital and community collaboration addressing gaps in mental health services for youth 16 to 25 years.  The grant from London Community Foundation accelerated a component of TAP - targeting an identified need for non-crisis driven, flexible and youth-lead supports, co-located at one site and linked with specialized service.  


  • Dr. Javeed Sukhera, Senior Designate Physician Lead, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Jill Lynch, TAP Project Facilitator, London Health Sciences Centre

Born of Pillar’s initiative to create a London social innovation shared space, now called Innovation Works, the Social Innovation Exchange is a monthly gathering for cross-sector innovators, entrepreneurs and collaborators to come together for vital conversations.  

Using the London Community Foundation Vital Signs community report ( as its launch pad, the 2016 Exchange will focus on key issues impacting our city.  

Each month will be a different topic jointly led by Pillar Nonprofit Network and London Community Foundation. 

The Exchange will take place at Goodwill Industries on the 3rd Wednesday morning of the month from 7:30-9:00 am: 

  • January 20
  • February 17
  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 15

Target Audience: Cross-sector innovators, entrepreneurs, collaborators and community-builders

The Social Innovation Exchange is being presented in partnership with Goodwill Industries, London Community Foundation, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Pillar Nonprofit Network.


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