VICOT’s work paying off in a healthier street community

The Victoria Integrated Community Outreach Team has saves the health care system roughly 6 million dollars a year, according to their recent annual report.

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Emergency shelter slated for winter months – Sooke

Those experiencing homelessness in Sooke may have an emergency shelter for those cold winter nights. 

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Victoria’s budget reduction plan targets housing

The City of Victoria has voted to trimmed their affordable housing contributions by $100,000 to $400,000.

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Meaningful Connections with Those in Need

CTV Vancouver Island shares Project Connect – a one-day service fair for those experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty in Greater Victoria.

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Project Connect draws 700 from street community to annual check-in

Project Connect 2012 was a great success! Thank you to the volunteers and organizations that took part. Here’s an article from the Times Colonist about the event:

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Business owners vent frustration over discarded needles, garbage

Victoria business owners express their concerns and frustrations over waste found on their properties.

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Services for homeless and poor highlighted at Community Services event

Project Connect is not just held at Our Place in Victoria, Salt Spring Island Community Services also put on a Project Connect.

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Hope for Sooke homeless

The Capital Regional District, in its capacity as the Community Entity for the Homelessness Partnership Strategy (HPS) today announced the award of $1.8 million in HPS funding to the Hope Centre project in Sooke.

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Tenant trades garbage bags for unit at Queens Manor in Victoria

Wade shares his journey to housing with Roszan of Victoria News.

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Socks pour in for the homeless

The Coalition’s Project Connect has received overwhelming support from the community. 

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