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Hay Barrels


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:

Rural and Remote Advisory Board (RRAB)
  • Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia (community entity)

  • Lisa Ryan – Dept. of Community Services, (Ex-Officio Member) - Bridgewater

  • Sarah Flemming - Colchester (Interim Chair)

  • Nancy O’Regan - Guysborough

  • Christine Johnson - Public Health, Antigonish

  • Vernon Simms - Lunenburg

  • Tanya Borden - Infrastructure Canada (Ex-Officio Member)

  • Ashley Staples - Infrastructure Canada (Ex-Officio Member)

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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