Housing report shows local instabilities in Welland

A recently released report focusing on local housing showed that of those surveyed in the area, over half were found to be living in “housing-insecure” or homeless conditions. Locally lead by Strathmore Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), the Rural Housing and Service Needs Estimation Project took place over a 30-day period and consisted of […]

Moose Jaw couple takes homelessness social advocacy project across North America

It started with a sandwich, a cup of coffee and a heartfelt chat. When Moose Jaw paramedic Nicholas Hennink and his fiancee Sheena Nault sat down with locals living on the streets to talk about their struggles, they originally envisioned the project as part of their own self-healing journey towards mental wellness. But it grew […]

Manitoba government will provide an annual grant of $355,000 to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to operate 26 overnight beds at the Oscar’s Place shelter

The Manitoba government will provide an annual grant of $355,000 to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to operate 26 overnight beds at the Oscar’s Place shelter to support continued protection of vulnerable populations in The Pas and surrounding areas, Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Oscar’s Place operates at full or close-to-full capacity every […]