Cannington Seniors Housing - Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation

A new 50-unit seniors affordable rental housing project is being developed by Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation on a former surplus school site in the Cannington community of the Township of Brock.

SHS Consulting volunteers at the Hockey Helps the Homeless Mississauga Tournament to raise funds for Raising the Roof's RESIDE program

  • Inaugural Hockey Helps the Homeless Mississauga Tournament to raise funds for Raising the Roof's RESIDE program which creates new options for people at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness.

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Government Initiatives to Help Meet the Need for Supportive Housing for Persons with Developmental Disabilities with Adam Vaughan at Parliament Hill

Ed Starr joined a group from the Intentional Community Consortium, Reena and Community Living Toronto in meeting with Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa during the afternoon of February 25 to learn more about Federal government initiatives to help meet the need for supportive housing for persons with developmental disabilities. The three organizations are then hosting their third annual reception on Parliament Hill to mark Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, where more than 40 Members of Parliament and senior civil servants will learn about the importance of continuing to support the expansion of housing opportunities for these individuals across Canada.

Non-profits, MPs Lead Disability Mission to Israel

Ed Starr, Partner at SHS Consulting, was part of the Canada Israel Inclusion Mission which saw a group of 34 Canadians, including three Members of Parliament and representatives from a variety of Canadian service agencies, visit a number of innovative facilities and programs for persons with disabilities in Israel from Feb. 11 to Feb. 21. The Mission was sponsored by Reena, The March of Dimes and the Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.

Federal Funding Announced for YWCA Hamilton Ottawa Street Redevelopment

  • YWCA Hamilton Ottawa Street Redevelopment will receive over $10.08M from the National Housing Co-Investment Fund. This will provide safe and affordable homes for up to 50 vulnerable women and their children. It is being designed by Kearns Mancini Architects and is being built by Schilthuis Construction and with SHS Consulting, will also house programming in a revamped Seniors Centre, as well as include two community spaces – one indoors and one outdoors.

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New Construction!

  • Community Living Central York's renovations to create program and administrative space in their building in Newmarket is progressing well, with interior framing in place.

  • Capability Support Services' affordable housing for seniors in Dunnville started construction on November 7, 2018 and the foundation work is underway.

  • MICAH's construction of their 32 unit apartment building in Markham started November 5, 2018.