Our Community Give and Take Christmas Tree

If you happen to be around downtown Belleville this holiday season, please be sure to stop by our office front at 201A Front Street, to check out our Community Give and Take Christmas Tree! We have decorated it with supplies, warm clothing and sweets. If you find yourself in need, please feel free to help yourself to the items decorating the branches. Or if you have any extra items you are able...


‘Get the help you need’

By Luke Hendry, The Intelligencer Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:24 PM EDT The difference, they say, is like night and day. For Jane and John (not their real names), their progression out of depression and homelessness meant a choice to pursue a brighter future despite being in dark times. But they didn’t do it alone, so they’re telling their stories in the hope of helping others....


March for Mental Health and Homelessness this Saturday, June 9th 2018

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, "in any given year, 1 in 5 people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness. Mental illness affects people of all ages, education, income levels, and cultures. Approximately 8% of adults will experience major depression at some time in their lives. Studies in various Canadian cities indicate...


Youth Empower Belleville Video

Here is a wonderful video on an inspiring Belleville youth sharing his story! PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ORDER TO VIEW THE VIDEO, YOU MUST BE SIGNED INTO FACEBOOK


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...