A Co:Here story about what a very passionate and committed group of people can do. FROM CHURCH PARKING LOT TO GROUNDBREAKING HOUSING COMMUNITY Co:Here Housing Community Pursues Deep Equality across Socio-Economic Barriers by Derek Witten, Regent World
This wonderful spring-like weekend is giving energy to all that grows here at Co:Here. The blue fence is gone, revealing a beautiful building and landscaping. Residents have started moving in and community life at Co:Here is beginning. Welcome to your new home everyone!
Salsbury is looking for a Community Life and Residence Coordinator for Co:Here. If you are interested, please click on the attached job description for more information or go to www.salsburycs.ca. Application deadline is April 30, 2017. Community Life and Residence Coordinator Position
A year ago, Tim Dickau shared the story about Grandview Calvary Baptist Church (GCBC) and Co:Here at the Regent Exchange: Churches and The Housing Crisis. Watch the video by clicking here.
Thank you to all who came to the Co:Here Neighbours Event on Saturday, April 30th. People from Co:Here, Grandview Calvary Baptist Church, Salsbury Community Society, Innovative Housing Consultants and Yellowridge Construction were pleased to meet you, listen to your comments and answer any questions you had.
Soon you will begin noticing construction activity at the south-west corner of East First Avenue and Victoria Drive. Co:Here is developing affordable housing considering not only the questions of affordability and support but that of isolation and disconnection between people.
Co:Here has a new tag line: “home for good.” We are excited about this tag line as it represents well what we are trying to accomplish. We came to this as our tag line of choice for the layers of meaning it holds and the hope it holds out for the members of this community. Our hope is that the Co:Here building will be a home for both doing good and being good, where being…
With the backdrop of a summer 2014 ground breaking for the Co:Here Community Building thoughts and efforts of Salsbury Community Society (SCS) staff and board turn towards the individuals who will be living there and what life within the building could look like. While the tenants themselves are yet unconfirmed SCS’ hope and endeavour is to offer them a solid framework, foundation and safe beginning point from which to build and grow their own particular…