To better tackle social issues, such as the rise in homelessness and the deepening of poverty, grants are being offered to local charities by United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI)
The newly announced 40-50 units of supportive housing in Campbell River, funded by BC Housing, will have a huge impact on the homeless population by providing permanent, stable housing for over half of the city’s homeless population.
Free, confidential help is available 24/7, 365 days a year. In British Columbia, people can access help by calling or texting 211 or online at bc211.ca.
Six Nanaimo preschool-aged children are set to receive new bicycles this month just before Christmas.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend a Municipality of North Cowichan public meeting on December 5 to voice their support for a winter response shelter for women who are homeless in Cowichan.
In the News
Campbell River Mirror, April 4, 2019
Cowichan Valley Citizen, January 2, 2019
Comox Valley Tide Change, February 11, 2019
Nanaimo News Now, November 9, 2018
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