Did you know that in addition to providing mortgage loan insurance to Canadians, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) also manages hundreds of Assisted Housing Projects from coast to coast?
CMHCs newest initiative is the Supportive Centre for Women in North Vancouver!
NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C., December 8, 2014 — A new supportive recovery centre for women, the first of its kind on the North Shore, officially opened its doors today with support from the governments of Canada and British Columbia along with community partners.
The nine-bed residential style development features an open concept living area on the main floor, with an accessible bedroom and caretakers unit. Established on evidence-based best and emerging practices, recovery programs are between three to five months in duration. Turning Point Recovery Society will manage and operate this development and provide residents with abstinence-based recovery plans with individual fitness and dietary components.
- The building is located at 2670 Lloyd Avenue, North Vancouver.
- The Governments of Canada and B.C. provided a combined investment of $500,000 through the Federal-Provincial Housing initiative, under the Canada-B.C. Agreement for Investment in Affordable Housing 2011-2014 that was recently extended until 2019.
- The Government of B.C. arranged long-term financing of $409,394.
- The District of North Vancouver provided over $26,000 in municipal reductions and the land valued at $915,000.
- Vancouver Coastal Health provided $40,000 in funding for the clinical operations onsite.
- Turning Point Recovery Society contributed $105,000.