Kings County currently has a severe lack of affordable housing. It is very difficult to find affordable housing within the area not only for single people, but also families. CMHA-Kings owns two duplexes in Kentville, comprising 1 – 3 bedroom unit, and 3 – 2 bedroom units. These homes have been purchased with funds from […]Continue readingAffordable Housing Project
CMHA-Kings believes that everyone deserves safe and affordable housing. At any given time, more than 100 people in Kings County are homeless, with many more at imminent risk of being homeless. CMHA-Kings is currently involved in several housing initiatives: Project HOPE, Haelen House, and the proposed redevelopment of 384 Park Street in Kentville.
Haelen House is a new initiative for CMHA-Kings. “Haelen” is an old Saxon word meaning “healing; holy”, and its derivative is still in use today when we describe someone as being “hale and hearty” when they are strong and well. This project came about as a result of our very successful Shelter Me housing program, […]Continue readingHaelen House
The program provides a supportive housing framework, based on housing outreach and intensive case management that works through a strength based and peer empowerment model.Continue readingProject HOPE