Hay Barrels

REACHING HOME -  RURAL

The Rural and Remote Homelessness funding stream provides project funding to all non-
Designated Communities. Non Designated Communities include any community outside of the Designated Communities and Territorial Homelessness streams, regardless of the size of community.


The projects help to prevent and reduce homelessness in the community. The projects should also have broad community support and meet the Reaching home program requirements as established at the Federal level:
https://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/homelessness-sans-abri/directives-eng.html

Rural and Remote Advisory Board (RRAB)
  • Allison Hagerty - Service Canada (Ex-Officio Member)

  • Cyd Lepage- Department of Community Services (Ex-Officio Member)

  • Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (community entity)

  • Lisa Ryan – Bridgewater

  • Sarah Flemming - Colchester

  • Nancy O’Regan - Guysborough

  • Celeste Gotell - Antigonish

  • Christine Johnson - Public Health, Antigonish

  • Russell Robicheau - Digby 

  • Vernon Simms - Lunenburg

  • Ashley Corporon - Yarmouth



Funded Projects by Agency and Location
 

  • A Roof Over Your Head, Antigonish

  • CMHA Nova Scotia (Project Hope), Kentville

  • Native Council of Nova Scotia, Truro

  • Pictou County Roots for Youth, New Glasgow

  • Split Rock Learning Centre Association, Yarmouth

  • South Shore Open Doors Association, Bridgewater

  • YMCA Cumberland County, Amherst

Provincial Reaching Home Programs
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