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Looking Forward to a New Year of Possibilities in 2017

29 December 2016

Thanks to incredible support from our community, we were able to celebrate a number of milestones in 2016 and make significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness in Montreal. Room was made for some radical changes at the Mission, which resulted in:

  • A significant increase in affordable housing options for hundreds of homeless men and women in Montreal
  • Advances in mental healthcare treatment, including the Projet de reaffiliation en itinérance et santé mentale (PRISM-Cogeco), through which we welcomed 118 homeless people with persistent, serious mental health problems
  • Improved access to medical attention through our walk-in clinic, where 282 homeless men and women received care for health problems that would otherwise have been left untreated
  • Gains in our women’s services and accommodations, including welcoming 544 women to the Patricia Mackenzie Pavilion, where they can access counselling, daily home-cooked meals and the necessary resources to begin healing
  • 28 additional beds in our transition programs, Étape and Étape+, aimed specifically at chronically homeless men, where a total of 72 participants can benefit from individual counselling, three hot meals a day and unrestricted access to our facilities
  • Continued research advancements through the ongoing Old Brewery Mission – McGill University research department collaboration

We thank you wholeheartedly for your continued support and commitment to ending chronic homelessness. A new year is on its way and the possibilities are limitless.

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