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What is Building Hope?
A community services hub facility in the heart of downtown Orillia.
Building Hope will serve Orillia's vulnerable, offering a range of housing as well as emergency food and shelter, primary care, mental health and addiction services for people who are experiencing a housing crisis.
Building Hope is promoting overall wellness for individuals and families.
What will be offered?
Phase 1 - Government Funding - breaking ground in spring 2019
Supportive Housing - 20 Supportive Housing Units
Phase 2 - Capital Campaign
Emergency Shelter - 40 emergency beds for men, women, youth and families
Separate Mental Health Wing
Wrap around supports such as Addictions counselling, Mental health counselling, life skills training, spiritual support
Phase 3 - Future Private Developer - no fundraising for this phase
Who Is The Building Hope Team?
The Building Hope Team brings together experienced and community-minded individuals, offering their time and skills to move Building Hope forward.
Building Hope Fundraising Team Leads:
Lynn Thomas, Development Coordinator
Executive Director of The Lighthouse:
The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen and Shelter
48 Peter Street South
P: (705) 329-2265
F: (705) 329-3621