The province announced today it is investing $16 Million for repairs and upgrades at community agencies.
Minister of Children and Youth Services Michael Coteau says the investment will go towards more than 550 facility upgrades and repair projects at more than 140 community agencies across the province.
Coteau was at the Massey Centre in Toronto today to announce that the centre is receiving $897,200 to support 23 projects as part of the investment through Ontario’s Partner Facility Renewal program.
The investments will help children’s treatment centres, children’s aid societies and youth centres across Ontario to repair and maintain their facilities and offer more secure and accessible services.
some of the approved projects include: upgrading accessible washrooms, replacing windows, repairing roofs, replacing furnaces, expanding program space, and installing carbon monoxide alarms and fire alarms.
Coteau says “Investing in repairs, renovations and upgrades, and ensuring they are in good working order helps those who work at these vital agencies focus on what they do best: helping young people thrive in our communities.”