CAMPBELLTON, NEW BRUNSWICK, November 13, 2017 — Women and children fleeing domestic violence in Campbellton will soon have access to a new transition house, a place of safety and refuge in times of distress. The governments of Canada and New Brunswick provided $600,000 in funding to Maison Notre-Dame Inc. to replace an existing facility for women and children who have experienced family violence.
“Our Government is providing Canadians not only with safe, affordable housing, but is also working hard to strengthen our communities. These new investments are another example of our Government’s commitment toward ensuring that survivors of domestic violence are able to enjoy a safe and stable environment.”
“Providing safe and affordable housing for women and children leaving situations of family violence is incredibly important to our government. This development is an example of how our provincial government and the federal government are working together to improve life for New Brunswickers”
- Maison Notre-Dame Inc received $600,000 in funding from the provincial and federal governments as part of the 2014-2019 Investments in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.
- The new facility, completed in March 2017, provides nine beds for women and children who are fleeing family violence
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