Government continues funding for At-Home/Chez Soi
The Government of Ontario recently announced that they will continue housing and supports for 216 units serving 240 former homeless adults with mental health conditions living in Toronto. At Home/Chez Soi is a demonstration research initiative of the Mental Health Commission of Canada that was launched in 2008.
Funding for rent subsidies was due to expire in March 2013 but has been extended through a new investment of $4 million from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
See the media release, “Mental Health Commission of Canada Welcomes Ontario Government Announcement” on the Mental Health Commission of Canada website, and the Toronto Star article,“Mentally ill in Toronto at risk of homelessness get lifeline from Queen’s Park”.