First Steps Housing Project Inc.
Lead Organization: First Steps Housing Project Inc.
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Serving: Saint John
A safe and supportive transitional residence for pregnant homeless young women and their infants. Support networks for the young women are available through partnerships with existing programs and services in the community. First Steps enables young mothers aged 16-29 and their children to grow and learn in a safe environment, hence decreasing the cycle of violence, poverty, and abuse.
About the Initiative
Types of Activities: Direct service provision, Housing provision
Principal Clients: Women, Victims of violence, Substance abuse, Living with mental illness, Children, Youth, Hard-to-house, Low or fixed income
Started: January 2002 to: ongoing
Annual Budget: Greater than $250,000
Types of Funding: Government of Canada, Government of New Brunswick, fundraising
Offers Services In: English
Mailing Address: First Steps Housing Project Inc.
120 Coburg St., Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 3K1
Contact Person: Sharon Amirault, Executive Director