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Canadian Champion (Milton, ON), 28 Nov 2019, p. 15

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B NEWS PROGRAMS FOR VULNERABLE RESIDENTS RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST Halton Region 1s dish ing out funds to several or- ganizations that assist lo- cal seniors, youth and those at risk of homeless Ness. More than $300,000 is being given to five commu- nity organizations through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF). The $316,000 earmarked for community safety and well-being initiatives will be provided to: « Home Suite Hope to de- velop a pilot project that enhances access to life skills programming for in- dividuals at risk of home- BRANTFORD lessness » LLinks2Care to identify and support older adults who are isolated or at-risk of isolation « Community Develop ment Halton to enhanc the Halton Senior Connec tors program, which offers resources and referrals for older adults + (Oakville Meals on Wheels to support the agency's ongoing opera- tions of delivering meals to older adults and prevent- ing isolation + Halton Children's Aid Society (CAS) to create two housing opportunities through the Halton CAS Torstar file photo Meals on Wheels is among the programs benefitting from the Halton Region Community Investment Fund's latest round of allocations. Host Home program. "Since 2012, the HRCIF has been helping enhance how our communities sup- port the health, safety and well-being or our resi- dents," said regional chair Gary Carr. "This investment will help continue that work by addressing community safety and well-being pri- ority issues in Halton, in- cluding homelessness pre- vention, isolation among older adults and support for youth exiting child wel- fare services." In 2019, the HRCIF has awarded nearly $2.7 mil- lion in funding to a ide range of non-profit health and social service pro- grams. : These community part- ners and many other orga- nizations from across Hal- ELEMENTSCASINO IT'S ALL HERE FLAMBORO THE BUFF::. erin VISIT GUEST SERVICES TO CONFIRM OPENING DATE AND MENU. yi Lalla (W Xe 87 Te 4 WITH POKER ROOM 600 45} Smok- 19+ 1000 10 1 dl "FRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY GRAND RIVER TT 500 STALL WITH BLACKJACK, BACCARAT & ROULETTE ton continue to work close- ly with the region and Hal- ton regional police to implement strategies that support the health, safety and well-being of resi- dents. 2 For more information visit MOHAWK La LLY ER FEATURING HIGH LIMIT BACCARAT LEXY 6102 '82 4aquwanoN 'Aepsiny] | uoidwey) ueipeuen uo | gL wo2°'uo}jeyapisul

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