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.

The Hope Centre, an affordable housing project, geared towards aboriginal and non-aboriginal youth in Sooke and the Greater Victoria area has been given a federal funding jump start.

Read the article: Hope for Sooke homeless

Source: Sooke News Mirror

Author: Sharon Ho

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