Kingston Home Base Housing joins Indigenous housing providers in call for more mental health supports for the Indigenous homeless community
Andrea Wardell, the support worker at Tipi Moza Iron Homes, said roughly 70 percent of clients they currently serve at the Indigenous homeless shelter require mental health and addiction services. But the COVID-19 pandemic has closed down their usual supports, she said.
The New Brunswick Coalition for Tenants Rights said it is baffled by the survey put out by the Department of Social Development on affordable housing. The survey, which has since been removed, asked New Brunswickers to rank which vulnerable populations deserved housing more. Among the list were the homeless, Indigenous communities, low-income families, and people […]