Pidcock House in Courtenay can keep helping homeless...
A $500,000 ongoing, annual funding commitment from the Province will ensure the Pidcock House Emergency Shelter in Courtenay continues to provide 24/7 support to people who are homeless.
The shelter, managed by The Salvation Army, began 24/7 operations in 2011 after the City of Courtenay amended restrictions on operating hours.
Since then, the Province has provided short-term funding for the extended operations.
The shelter provides 14 beds for people who are homeless, as well as showers, laundry, meals and access to skills training and recovery services.
"Pidcock House shelter is a critical piece of the housing continuum, providing shelter and support for individuals in need in our community," reacted Don McRae, MLA for Comox Valley and Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation. ...Click here to read full article!