Rapid Relief Fund disbursement for first $1 million

Coalition of Neighbourhood Houses - $275,000 to be shared among 10 organizations, including:

• Beacon Community Services - $125,000 for financial supports, through the Homeless Prevention Fund, for rent subsidies, hydro, income supports etc.

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• Burnside Gorge Community Centre - $75,000 for training and materials to follow health protocols and for childcare operations.

• Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group - $75,000 for food access

Food Share Network - $200,000

• Saint Vincent de Paul Society of Vancouver Island - $50,000 for staffing needs to keep social concern office to continue food access programming in place and maintaining health protocols.

• Victoria Cool Aid Society - $150,000 for food access, financial supports, housing and to maintain health protocols currently in place

Salvation Army Addiction and Rehabilitation Centre - $175,000

• Food access

• Housing/shelter

• By phone counselling services

• Maintain health protocols currently in place

Salvation Army Stan Hagen Centre for Families - $150,000

• Food access

• Crisis counselling by phone

• Financial support (rent, hydro etc.) by phone

• Maintain health protocols currently in place

Mustard Seed - $200,000

• Food access (Viewfield/Food Rescue and food bank/meals)

• Maintain health protocols currently in place

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