$9.2M coming to the city for homelessness prevention from the province

  THUNDER BAY — While many political leaders are in town for a regional conference, the minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing made a significant housing announcement under the Homelessness Prevention Program. Four projects will receive a total of $9,238,000 from The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB). The project getting the most funding is a Shelter House and NorWest Community Health Centres project, which will receive $4,179,000 to create 17 units in a building located at the corner of Donald Street E and Simpson Street. The new executive director of Shelter House, Brendan Carlin, is excited about the funding. “We’re building some managed alcohol spaces and reduced harm spaces. It will allow a couple of things; allow them their private spaces, as opposed to a dorm,…

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