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Homeless Hub

Homelessness 101 Homeless Hub is a starting point for those researching or wanting to learn more about homelessness, particularly in Canada. They address definitions, statistics and common myths and questions. They also look at real costs of homelessness. Think of this as your entry point to the vast library – over 30,000 resources – that … Continue reading Homeless Hub

Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), formerly the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. Our research is used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and … Continue reading Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

PQB News – Supportive housing public hearing set for June 19

As reported in PQB News on May 09, 2018,  there will be a Public Hearing on June 19 at the Parksville Community Conference Centre. Calls for Parksville supportive housing referendum voted down. Supportive housing public hearing set for June 19 Reported by JR RARDON / May 9, 2018  1:05 pm / LOCAL NEWS Parksville council approved first … Continue reading PQB News – Supportive housing public hearing set for June 19

Past Project Timeline – 222 Corfield Street South

The following past Project Timeline – 222 Corfield Street South is from the Island Crisis Care Society website.  Please refer to the bottom of this document for links.  2018 Funding and Open House announcement for Supportive Housing project. 1. March 9, 2018 Parksville Qualicum Beach News: https://www.pqbnews.com/news/6-9-announced-for-up-to-50-supportive-housing-units-in-parksville/ 2. Parksville Qualicum Beach News March 19, 2018: https://www.pqbnews.com/news/open-house-set-for-parksville-supportive-housing-project/ 3. Nanaimo … Continue reading Past Project Timeline – 222 Corfield Street South

UPDATED Q & A: Supportive Housing Planned for 222 Corfield Avenue South

Revised: 2 May 2018 Was this housing project created for Parksville specifically or BC Housing? The Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness (OTFH) worked for nine years to find solutions for the homelessness that people in the region experience. This project is not the entire solution, but it is a big step forward. As a team … Continue reading UPDATED Q & A: Supportive Housing Planned for 222 Corfield Avenue South