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United Way expands funding to seniors health and well-being across the region

United Way expands funding to seniors health and well-being across the region

United Way Niagara press release – United Way Niagara is excited to announce the new Seniors’ Health and Well-Being Fund thanks to a grant received through the David S. Howes Fund at the Niagara Community Foundation. The Seniors’ Health and Well-Being Fund will provide grants to low-income seniors faced with health, medical or well-being challenges […]

Niagara Health receives highest possible accreditation for quality and safety

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Niagara Health receives highest possible accreditation for quality and safety

Niagara Health press release – For the second consecutive time, Niagara Health has earned the highest accreditation rating – Accreditation with Exemplary Standing – following a recent evaluation of all of our programs and services against national standards. “We are very pleased with the findings of this accreditation and the strong performance of Niagara Health […]

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Brock report sheds light on support programs for student parents

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Brock report sheds light on support programs for student parents

Brock University press release – A new public report by researchers in Brock University’s Department of Child and Youth Studies sheds light on a pilot program that provides mentorship support to student parents. The program pairs mentors recruited by Big Brothers Big Sisters with student parents who receive support from Strive Niagara for high school […]

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Niagara Health receives almost $1.7 million for upgrades, repairs

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Niagara Health receives almost $1.7 million for upgrades, repairs

Niagara Health press release – In a visit to the St. Catharines Site on Wednesday, Dec.18/2019, Ontario’s Minister of Health announced nearly $1.7 million for facility improvements at Niagara Health. The Honourable Christine Elliott made the announcement as part of the $175-million Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) to support upgrades, repairs and maintenance at hospitals […]

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Niagara Regional Council approves 2020 budget

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Niagara Regional Council approves 2020 budget

Niagara Region Press release – Niagara Regional Council has approved a budget for 2020 that balances the need to maintain core services, deliver critical infrastructure and protect the community. Challenged with costs downloaded from the province, required capital investments, as well as facing a need to support growth in population and employment, the budget plan […]

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YMCA of Niagara helps FACS youth this holiday

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YMCA of Niagara helps FACS youth this holiday

FACS Niagara press release – For many, the Holidays mean generously donating toys, gifts, and funds to support children and families in need. Sometimes these generous acts overlook youth in need in our community. That’s why the YMCA of Niagara is teaming up again this year with FACS Niagara to provide care packages for youth. […]

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