Your donation helps to support the Saskatoon Housing Coalition to work diligently in addressing the housing and support needs for individuals who are living with a chronic mental illness and addiction issue in the City of Saskatoon. Every person who is housed in our units means that they have moved from an at risk of being homeless situation to experiencing stable housing which creates a foundation for an improved quality of life.
All donations are appreciated as it can be used in a number of ways such as helping our clients to access community activities that is unaffordable to them through our recreation program and sponsor our annual Christmas lunch with all the fixings. Considering we own our buildings and associated properties, any donations to refurbish or assist the organization to acquire more housing units is also appreciated.
It takes a major investment to maintain our buildings in a standard to ensure the comfort and safety of those who reside in them. Your donation is contributing to our clients “Hope, Health and Housing” needs.
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In order to have the ability to expand our services, our capital campaign target is the following:
Ability to develop an additional affordable apartment units to provide transitional supports to assist individuals on their journey of recovery from their mental health symptoms
Reduces the development costs which enables us to keep our rents below market
GROUP HOME PROGRAM
Ability to move from an aging house into a space that is accessible and designed more efficiently for program delivery for 5 clients at any given time
Ability to more efficiently use staffing resources in program delivery
ADEQUATE HOUSING IS A BASIC REQUIREMENT FOR MAINTENANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH.
Research supports a strong link between housing stability and positive mental health.
Average rents in urban settings are becoming increasingly unaffordable to low income Canadians.
Poverty and housing tenure are closely connected.
1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness symptoms at some point in their lives. (CMHA)