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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

MLA addresses misconceptions regarding 222 Corfield Project

To address misconceptions about the supportive housing project, MLA Michelle Stilwell had the opportunity to ask questions directly of the Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing during Budget Estimations.  The questions and answers directly address misconceptions that have been circulating.  Below is a link to the video. Continue reading MLA addresses misconceptions regarding 222 Corfield Project

BC Housing supports 222 Corfield

BC Housing, in partnership with Island Crisis Care Society, Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness, the Regional District of Nanaimo and the City of Parksville, proposes to build approximately 50 units of modular housing with supports at 222 Corfield Street South. Follow link for more information: https://www.bchousing.org/partner-services/public-engagement/projects/oceanside-region Additional information on BC Housing facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bchousing.org/?hc_ref=ARTxvfoAp0bUEGkokDd1B50m_bD4mAaS9GpMeB-gCxgXVLqor3znQyauElf2561jEEI&fref=nf Statistics with … Continue reading BC Housing supports 222 Corfield