Transition Home in Cobourg embarking on new ‘plan to stabilize group’

Transition Home in Cobourg embarking on new ‘plan to stabilize group’

Transition House is Northumberland’s only emergency housing shelter for men and women older than age 18.Transition Home in Cobourg embarking on new ‘plan to stabilize group’

Transition Home, the county’s emergency homeless shelter based mostly out of Cobourg, is embarking on a “plan to stabilize the group,” says the shelter’s board of administrators.

Firstly of March, the shelter, which gives short-term emergency housing for individuals 18 and older all through Northumberland, introduced “plans to endure a corporation stabilization technique.”

“I’m excited to be part of the stabilization of Transition Home — I consider this group has the potential to be a crucial useful resource throughout the neighborhood,” stated Rev. Neil Ellis, now the brand new chair for the board of administrators at Transition Home and performing government director. “Whereas Transition Home has struggled up to now, I do know with our new plan ahead that we will proper the ship and proceed to serve our neighborhood and the various people who depend on us.”

Based on the board, the stabilization technique focuses on 5 key milestones that may assist rebuild the group to higher serve the neighborhood.

Embarking on this plan over the subsequent six months, it focuses on board recruitment for added experience; recruiting a brand new government director for organizational management; establishing a tradition of wellness and engagement for the devoted and dedicated workers group; collaborating in a service assessment and inside capability train; and making a dedication to neighborhood collaboration, reads a latest launch.

“Working by means of these milestones will land the group in a greater place to offer companies to alleviate individuals’s instant housing disaster as a primary step to being rehoused,” reads the discharge.

The board has stated the stabilization plan is already underway with board recruitment efforts.

Along with Ellis becoming a member of the board, Transition Home has additionally welcomed Meaghan Macdonald, government director of Habitat for Humanity Northumberland, and Alison Lester, principal of Lester and Associates.

“Collectively, these new additions to the board convey with them expertise and experience within the housing and homelessness area, neighborhood connection and understanding, in addition to authorized acumen,” stated the board, noting these skillsets will assist information the group by means of coming months and past.

“Transition Home is happy for these modifications and appears ahead to working with and updating the neighborhood on an ongoing foundation on the progress of the stabilization plan.”

These fascinated with studying extra about plan — or getting concerned — are requested to contact Ellis by way of electronic mail at nel[email protected] or by visiting for extra data.

People can nonetheless entry emergency shelter companies by means of Transition Home by visiting the shelter at 10 Chapel St., Cobourg, or calling 905-372-9562.

Transition Home is Northumberland’s sole emergency shelter within the native space.

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