ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – The Government of Canada along with the Connective Support Society are investing nearly $550,000 in renovations, along with the creation of five additional single-room accommodations for Elliott House, a residence for individuals transitioning from incarceration back into the community in Abbotsford, B.C.
The Government of Canada is contributing $138,128 through the National Housing Strategy’s National Housing Co-Investment Fund and has already contributed $196,798 towards the project through the Correctional Service Canada National Infrastructure Contribution Program, a release stated.
The Connective Support Society operates Elliott House and has invested $218,875 towards upgrades.
“The renovations to our Elliott House building provide much needed accessible units and enhance our ability to provide wraparound, person-centered support and resources to residents as they work toward their self-identified goals,” Connective Support Society CEO Mark Miller said in a statement.
Following completion of construction in 2021 Elliot House included 30 single-room accommodation beds, an accessible washroom, new offices, a kitchen and cleaning facilities.