Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Women in Search of Housing (WISHS)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Date: 2009-01-13
Value: $85,500.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This project will provide direct support to a vulnerable population of low-income women in their middle years (40 to 64), by working to increase their self-reliance and economic security through the development of community supports.The project will provide telephone housing referral support, facilitatied weekly drop-in and monthly planning sessions for women to identify needs, promote leadership and develop personal strategies for the future. These women and their partners will also host a consultation and four themed workshops with practitioners and participants.