25 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

Feeling less than motivated all too often? I do. Well, perhaps not too often. But sometimes I just feel really lazy and unmotivated. Want some practical solutions to that universal motivation-problem? Here are 25 of them. Try a handful and see which ones work well for you. 1. Make a deal with yourself. Good for overcoming procrastination and getting things done. You can make the deal small or large....


Are you Experiencing Homelessness in Belleville, Bancroft, Quinte West or Madoc?

Are you sleeping outside? In a tent? Living in your car or trailer? Temporarily staying with someone (friends, family)? Couch surfing? During the week of Tuesday, April 17th - Monday, April 23rd, participate in a short, anonymous survey to help our community understand and address homelessness. The Community Development Council of Quinte explains, "The homelessness count should help us to know the minimum...


Homeless Enumeration in Hastings County

This spring, during the week of April 17th - April 23rd 2018, there will be a homelessness enumeration taking place in Belleville, Madoc, Quinte West and Bancroft through a partnership between CDC Quinte and Bridge Street Church. The count will be undertaken as part of a provincial requirement, with the definition used to define homelessness being The Canadian Definition of Homelessness. You can...


30 Ways to Practice Self-Care: Take Care of Yourself

Practicing self-care on a daily basis can provide many benefits such as, preventing illness, managing disease, and making informed decisions about your health. Take good care of yourself and it’ll help you take care of others. What Is Self-Care? Self-care is all about identifying your own needs and meet all those needs. Focus on yourself and do some activities that nurture your physical, mental,...


New Hub will improve access to key social services

A group of local agencies are teaming up to provide a hub of services under one roof. The new Enrichment Hub will combine the local Canadian Mental Health Association, Continuing On In Education, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties and Agilec. As part of this large-scale collaboration, the four agencies will be moving to a new facility at 250 Sidney Street in Belleville on...


WALK-IN COUNSELLING CLINIC

CMHS and Youthab are pleased to partner together to offer a FREE walk-in counselling service which users can attend more than once.  There is no referral process and no appointment necessary.  Family members directly involved in the concern are encouraged to attend (Please note: childcare is not provided). WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT? Immediate access to mental health services for children, youth...