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New Kitimat homes provide safe housing for women, children

Women and children leaving violence will soon have access to safe and secure homes as construction begins on a 44-unit housing development in Kitimat.

The project is a partnership between the Province, through BC Housing, the federal government, through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the District of Kitimat and the Tamitik Status of Women Association.

“We’re grateful to have many community partners like the Tamitik Status of Women Association who are committed to delivering safe, affordable housing with supports for vulnerable people seeking a new start,” said Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity. “Everyone deserves a safe place to call home and to be able to live a life free from violence, and I know these 44 homes will change the lives of their residents.”

The new four-storey building will include a 12-bed transition house, 12 units of…

Read more at news.gov.bc.ca

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