Please join the Labrador Friendship Centre in congratulating these community organizations across our province. These are the successful projects which the Government of Canada will be funding through its Reaching Home Indigenous NL stream:
Connections for Seniors' Indigenous Scope on Program Delivery, St. John's
We will hire an Indigenous professional to ensure our services reflect distinctive histories that underly individual, family and community needs, including First Language support. This project will inform the establishment of organizational policies.
Ktaqmukuk Hub for Rural Homelessness, Flat Bay Band Inc.
Using our community sustainability approach, we will identify Mi'kmaq who are experiencing homelessness, or at imminent risk, and offer immediate help and connection to home band/community services and referrals to other service providers.
The Housing Hub, Happy Valley — Goose Bay
We will now be open 24/7 to offer support and programming to those in our community who are housing compromised. Clientele primarily require shelter from the elements and our assistance as they seek permanent housing accommodations.
Nunatsiavut's Supportive Living Project houses 3 housing-compromised Indigenous community members with 24/7 staffing.
Status of Women Central & Exploits Native Women's Centre
Together in partnership, we will provide support to Indigenous Women & their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Labrador Friendship Centre
We will be providing 3-4 housing units for low-income families in the Lake Melville area.
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Canadian Mental Health Association
We will be operating two programs, one in Central Newfoundland and one in Western Newfoundland.
Our program operating in Central will provide basic services for social determinants of health to clients, support their mental wellness, coping skills for people living with and experiencing mental health related crisis to create 150 home kits that will serve 600 people.
The Western area are operating a program that provides food security, personal hygiene products, and support individuals who are experiencing a financial barrier with housing repairs to create a safe living environment.