2012-2019 Aboriginal Undesignated and Rural & Remote Projects
(please see Brandon projects below)
Men Are Part of the Solution Transitional Housing (Thompson)
This 11 unit transitional housing facility provides men with the support and resources necessary to build healthy relationships with their partner, families and communities. The Homelessness Partnering Strategy invested undesignated Aboriginal funding into 6 of these units.
Project Northern Doorway (Thompson)
This 16 unit long term supportive housing Project Northern Doorway provides meals and housing to otherwise homeless Aboriginal individuals. The building is owned by Thompson Housing Agency and operated by the Canadian Mental Health Association. It was made possible though the support of the Aboriginal Undesignated Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding stream.
Flin Flon Friendship Centre
Flin Flon FC has been supported through the Aboriginal stream to hire a support worker to: provide direct case management to clients, form a community homelessness strategy, and set up a Community Housing Steering Committee.
CMHA Thompson -Housing First
CMHA Thompson’s Housing First staffing project has been extended through to March 2019. This ongoing HPS Aboriginal stream project has been successful in helping clients maintain housing and connect to appropriate supports.
Nova House - Support Services
Nova House Women’s Shelter has been funded through the Rural and Remote stream to hire two full time Outreach Workers to support victims of domestic violence who are at imminent risk of homelessness in Selkirk and the North-Eastman region. Initial clients will be those who exited the residential shelter within the past 6 months and who are at imminent risk of becoming homeless.
Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre in Swan River began a Housing First implementation project in May 2017. The project provides housing first case management to individuals experiencing homelessness in the Swan River area.
CMHA Central House of Hope (Portage la Prairie)
This eight unit new build transitional housing facility helps homeless individuals stabilize their living conditions and develop housing management skills that are required to move into long term housing. HPS Rural and Remote funding was invested into this facility.
CMHA Swan Valley -Emergency Community Housing Opportunities 3 (Dauphin)
HPS Rural and Remote funding was invested into the ECHO 3 facility to create 10 transitional to 2 emergency units. This new build helps individuals experiencing homeless stabilize their living conditions and develop housing management skills that are required to move into long-term housing. The Grand Opening for this project took place in September 2016.
Nova House Women's Shelter
The Aboriginal stream of HPS is funding 4 transitional units (for between 4 to 12 individuals at one time), which will be part of a larger women’s shelter project funded by the province and several private donors. The non-HPS portion will create emergency housing for up to 24 women and children. The project is schedule to be complete in 2017.
Northwest MMF -Housing First and Support Services (Dauphin)
Northwest MMF is undertaking an HPS Aboriginal stream project which succeeds last year’s Housing First Readiness project. Project involves hiring a worker to provide housing placement and comprehensive non-clinical case management. Current project includes funding to support damage deposits, furnishings, dishes, first/last month’s rent.