Housing Hero

Bethlehem Housing was created by local Housing Heroes that were concerned about the issues of homelessness in Niagara. What started as a grassroots initiative has grown to help over 2,000 families by providing housing and supports to help stabilize their lives.


Bethlehem's Housing Heroes

Click on a thumbnail to view full sized image. View Full Gallery » 

Scroll down to read stories. 


Housing Hero Logo

A Housing Hero believes that everyone deserves a home.

Today, over 5,500 households – including 2,710 children – are on the wait list for affordable housing in Niagara.  This is a 20% increase since 2010. Our work is urgent and the demand is growing! 

The cost of rent is rising dramatically at a time when most renters have already devoted up to 55% of their income to rent. Migration, job growth, and the cost of owning a home have raised the demand for rentals, resulting in lower vacancy rates and higher rents.

Bethlehem Housing and Support Services is an active part of the solution and we are inviting the community to join us as we solve this community problem together.

Be part of the affordable housing solution by contibuting your time, talent or treasure!

Together we are building a Niagara where everyone has a home!

Join Us » Support Us » Contact Us »


Read Stories About Housing Heroes | View All Posts »

 
Mayor Walter Sendzik Discusses New Development Project

Mayor Walter Sendzik Discusses New Development Project

Posted Nov 20th, 2017 in News & Updates, Housing Hero, Affordable Housing Development Project

St. Catharines Mayor, Walter Sendzik, is a strong supporter for finding solutions to the affordable housing issue in Niagara. He is also a big supporter of our new development project on 111 Church Street in St. Catharines.

Read more

Memorable Fresh Start Package Delivery for Enercare Staff

Memorable Fresh Start Package Delivery for Enercare Staff

Posted Oct 26th, 2017 in News & Updates, Housing Hero

Tammy and Melissa both work for Enercare’s Golden Horseshoe location. They first got involved with Bethlehem Housing & Support Services when Enercare partnered with the organization to provide personalized Fresh Start packages to families that live at Bethlehem Place.

Read more

Diane: Kenmore Court Security Resident

Diane: Kenmore Court Security Resident

Posted Oct 20th, 2017 in News & Updates, Housing Hero

Diane has been living at Kenmore Court in Niagara Falls for more than eight years. She is one of the first residents to move into the building and has been a long-standing volunteer security resident.

Read more

Make a Difference. Donate online, by mail or by phone.