Sooke’s best kept secret: A senior cohousing community with 31 units sets a Canadian standard Sooke’s Harbourside Cohousing is going full steam ahead. The Council is working with the Canadian Seniors Cohousing Society on a new “How to Guide” on innovations in seniors housing. The project is funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and the CSPC to research innovative models of housing and community living in Canada and elsewhere and apply best practices to different forms of seniors housing that enable people to age healthily in community.http://sooke.pocketnews.ca/sookes-harbourside-cohousing-is-going-full-steam-ahead/
The staff and board of the the Community Social Planning Council wish you a peace and joy this holiday season.
The Community Social Planning Council just released our Winter Fundraising Campaign Goal of $30,000.
The Community Council is at the point of making some major investments in a better future for our community and our residents. We’ve looked at the innovations taking place in our region, and in other parts of Canada. We have identified the kinds of social infrastructure that we think is needed to respond to the challenges our residents face, from affordability and the need for sustainable livelihoods, to the supply of affordable housing. We are therefore making some bold steps to build with partners the next generation of social assets that can take our community forward.
Ever wonder what YPQI means or why it matters? Our dynamic YPQI team in Greater Victoria has made a brand new video to explain the initiative and its impact. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/ZU5oWtl_yeo.
Bobby's Story gets at the very heart of YPQI -- told through the eyes of Bobby Aarsen, a gifted youth worker at Pacifica Housing.