April-May | Housing Workshops for Newcomers

New Journey Housing is offering the following free workshops in April:

The Home Ownership Workshop is for people who are thinking of buying a home. We will discuss the advantages, disadvantages and the costs, as well as explaining what a mortgage is and what the bank needs to know in order to give you one.

Workshop Date:
- in English - Monday, April 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Rental Workshop will explain renting in Winnipeg, the Residential Tenancies Branch (RTB), tenant and
landlord rights and responsibilities, and how to keep an apartment.

Workshop Dates:
- in English - Friday, April 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- in Shiluk - Tuesday, May 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Budgeting Workshop helps people to take a close look at the money coming into the home and then how it is being spent. It looks at goal setting and how that can help you plan for your future.

Workshop Date:
- in English - Friday, April 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

All newcomers to Canada are welcome to attend.
Call Marnermoo (Receptionist) at New Journey Housing - 942-2238 or email info@newjourneyhousing.com to reserve your place.
If you, or your client, would like to make a specific request for a workshop to be provided on an alternate date/time, or in another language, please contact us.
Posted by Gord McIntyre at 4:19 PM

May 9-11 | Conference: All Our Sisters (London, ON)

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All Our Sisters
First Canadian Forum on Housing and Safe Communities for Women
Together, in an open forum, we will focus on safe, sustainable housing for women in Canada. Through dialogue, research and lived experience we will initiate, engage and be the change to promote security of housing and safe communities for all women in Canada.

Building and sustaining a national network to improve women’s access to safe, secure and affordable housing.

Date: May 9-11, 2011
Place: London Convention Centre, London, Ontario
(Poster and Registration Form attached)

Heather Reid
Innovative Conferences & Communications
phone 519.652.0364 | fax 519.652.5015

Posted by Gord McIntyre at 1:05 PM