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New funding to help sexual assault survivors

There is more help on the way for survivors of sexual assault through a three-year, $10-million grant program to support the delivery of co-ordinated emergency sexual assault response services in regions throughout B.C. “Gender-based violence, including sexual assault, can increase …

Downtown Eastside supported through skills training, employment

Downtown Eastside (DTES) residents will use their knowledge of the community, while gaining valuable skills and paid work experience to support their fellow residents, though $200,000 from the Canada-BC Workforce Development Agreement. Known as “peers”, these resident trainees will benefit …

New Lifeguard App launched to help prevent overdoses

To help save more lives and ensure people who use drugs alone have access to the supports they need, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), in partnership with regional health authorities and Lifeguard Digital Health, is launching a new made-in-B.C. …

B.C. providing funding to build new affordable homes

The Government of B.C. is inviting non-profit and Indigenous housing societies, First Nations, housing co-operatives and municipalities to propose new affordable housing projects for the second intake of the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. Announced in 2018 as part of …