The History of Our Organization

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services has a rich and varied history and we look forward to expanding our housing and support services to meet the ever increasing needs in the region of Niagara. View Archive Photo Gallery »

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services was built on the principles of loving your neighbor.  In 1986 a concerned group of citizens and local churches came together to form our first and only transitional housing building in St Catharines. The organization originated from the efforts of a Christian Service group called Outreach Niagara, various downtown churches, local service agencies and the Social Planning and Research Council of St. Catharines and Thorold. Concerned about issues of homelessness, they wanted to provide transitional housing with support services that would help people who were at risk to turn their lives around.

Bethlehem Place officially opened in 1988, since then we have provided affordable housing and services to support the personal growth of individuals and families. 

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BHSS Historical Timeline

Our Organization Through the Years | View Full Gallery »

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