Frontline workers gathered at Holy Angels in Sydney to discuss plans in reducing homelessness in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality as part of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy Community Plan.
The plan is part of a federal government effort launched three years ago to make individual communities responsible for their own homelessness initiatives. The CBRM is one of communities that has a community advisory board and a community entity to help provide homelessness funding.
Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless
Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Flora Stationery, a company that sells journal notebooks donning original artwork painted by a Kosovo art student, is helping young women in Kosovo by having 45 percent of its profits pay for scholarships.
Development Plans to Reduce Homelessness in Cape Breton