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Monday, September 23, 2019 12:30 PM
Local governments are being supported in developing local poverty reduction strategies to lift people up, break the cycle of poverty and build a better B.C. for everyone.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 2:45 PM
A new research program is looking at innovative approaches to support people with mental health and addictions issues in finding and keeping suitable jobs, with $364,235 in government funding.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 10:15 AM
People will soon have easier, more affordable access to menstrual products with the launch of the United Way Period Promise research project.
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 2:45 PM
For people struggling with poverty, small changes can make a big difference.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:35 PM
Adults with severe communication disabilities will be supported in living with independence and as full participants in their communities through $9.3 million for augmentative communication technology and professional support.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 12:15 PM
People facing homelessness will receive help through grants that support strong, sustainable planning for local groups and organizations working on the front lines in British Columbia communities.
Monday, June 10, 2019 9:00 AM
Renters facing short-term financial difficulties will soon get more help and avoid evictions with new funding for community rent banks.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:00 AM
Fifteen job seekers have gained new boat-building and carpentry skills through a work experience project focused on this year’s Dragon Boat BC Festival in Vancouver.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:15 AM
Twenty-four not-for-profit dental clinics around the province will have their annual operating support from the British Columbia government doubled, helping them provide a mix of free and low-cost dental care to people living in poverty.
Monday, December 3, 2018 10:45 AM
Sixteen accessibility projects throughout British Columbia are benefiting from $500,000 in provincial funding that focuses on promoting greater accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities.