Government of New Brunswick


This program is designed to motivate individuals to develop skills and independence. Through the program, a series of workshops are offered to public housing tenants to meet their various needs. These workshops can include the following topics: budgeting, home management, CPR, teaching kitchens, self-esteem issues and sewing/crafts classes.


Families and/or individuals residing in public housing communities are eligible for this service.


The objectives of this program include assisting participants in making a successful move to their new home; provide useful information on home maintenance, on managing available resources and resources available in their community to help families/individuals meet their daily needs; and provide information for an eventual move into the private market. It is also meant to encourage self confidence and a sense of pride; provide an opportunity to develop their own supportive network and for participants to evaluate and develop their own personal strengths.