Dorothy’s story: seeking help to recover at home
Free and confidential, 211 is an information and referral service that quickly connects people to critical human, social, community and government support. A 211 service navigator took a call from Dorothy, a senior discharged from the hospital after a hip surgery looking for what assistance might be available to her as she recovered at home….
Ezekiel’s story: Finding a new home in a new land
Last summer, Ezekiel and his family arrived in Sussex as eager newcomers ready to establish their roots – and home – in Canada. They turned to the Multicultural Association of Sussex, a United Way funded partner. They were able to complete a settlement plan and a needs assessment to help the family. Through that, it…
Grant’s story: Leapfrogging his learning
As a youngster at Milltown Elementary School, Grant was able to take advantage of an after-school tutoring program the school was offering. It turned out to be a valuable boost to his education. After starting, his tutors from the Sylvan Learning Centre credited him for mastering 20 skills and advancing by more than a half…