Recent News & Events

Browse stories about the work of our organization, our volunteers, and other news that impacts housing support and social services in Niagara.


Bethlehem Lunch & Learn Awareness Series

Bethlehem Lunch & Learn Awareness Series

Posted Oct 18th, 2021

Bethlehem Lunch & Learn Awareness Series, how does affordable housing affect you and your community?

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Honouring Truth and Reconciliation Day

Honouring Truth and Reconciliation Day

Posted Sep 30th, 2021

Every Child Matters.

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Sophia's Journey to Stable Housing

Sophia's Journey to Stable Housing

Posted Aug 9th, 2021

Sophia made the difficult decision to leave her home in the Caribbean in order to escape domestic violence. Determined to build a new life for her and her two young daughters, Sophia decided to move to Canada.

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Ride for Refuge 2021

Ride for Refuge 2021

Posted Jun 22nd, 2021

We are happy to announce that Bethlehem Housing has partnered with Ride for Refuge 2021!

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Empty Bowls at Home 2021

Empty Bowls at Home 2021

Posted Apr 15th, 2021

This past March we hosted our 1st Empty Bowls at Home Fundraiser. This year we are proud to have raised over $30,000 that will contribute to supportive transitional and permanent housing for individuals and families in our community!

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Supporting our Residents and Clients during COVID-19: Update

Supporting our Residents and Clients during COVID-19: Update

Posted Apr 8th, 2021

During these extraordinary times we are working hard to ensure the safety of everyone at Bethlehem and to continue to provide support services for our residents and clients.  Our support services provide the most vulnerable in our community with the essential supports needed to maintain their housing stability. 

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Bethlehem Providing Virtual Solutions

Bethlehem Providing Virtual Solutions

Posted Jan 12th, 2021

Breaking Down Access Barriers by Creating Alternative Service Delivery.

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2020 Holiday Hours

2020 Holiday Hours

Posted Dec 16th, 2020

Below are Bethlehem's Hours of Operation Over the Holiday's (December 24, 2020 - January 4, 2021). 

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Giving Tuesday: December 1st, 2020

Giving Tuesday: December 1st, 2020

Posted Oct 27th, 2020

Giving Tuesday Canada is December 1st 2020, and at Bethlehem Housing we share this Giving Tuesday initiative as your chance to support families and individuals who look to us for a place to call home.

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Early Childhood Educators Appreciation Day!

Early Childhood Educators Appreciation Day!

Posted Oct 21st, 2020

October 22, 2020 is the 20th anniversary of Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, and here at Bethlehem Housing we are thankful, and we appreciate all of the creativity, and hard work that our early childhood educators from our EarlyON Centre do each day.

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Bethlehem's 2019-2020 Annual Report

Bethlehem's 2019-2020 Annual Report

Posted Sep 29th, 2020

This past year in review is dedicated to the growing families and individuals of the Niagara community as we continue to write the next chapter of our Bethlehem Housing Story.

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Bethlehem Welcome's Andrea Home

Bethlehem Welcome's Andrea Home

Posted Aug 25th, 2020

On June 1, we opened the doors to 127 families at our new North Church Court location. Andrea has gone from barely being able to afford a hotel room, and living out of her suitcase, to now having a beautiful apartment. The opening of our new location has finally given Andrea and her newborn son the ability to grow together, and call North Church Court home.

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Micheal's Story: My Ever Shrinking World

Micheal's Story: My Ever Shrinking World

Posted Aug 18th, 2020

On June 1, 2020 we opened the doors to our very first tenant who has courageously shared his story. Michael has been living in his new apartment for a few months and we have already witnessed a significant increase in his confidence and independence. His story is just one example of many on the positive impact that affordable housing has on the Niagara community. 

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Supporting our Residents and Clients during COVID-19

Supporting our Residents and Clients during COVID-19

Posted Aug 13th, 2020

During these extraordinary times we are working hard to ensure the safety of everyone at Bethlehem and to continue to provide support services for our residents and clients.  Our support services provide the most vulnerable in our community with the essential supports needed to maintain their housing stability. 

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Enercare provides Welcome Home Kits

Enercare provides Welcome Home Kits

Posted Jul 21st, 2020

Enercare partners with Bethlehem to provide Welcome Home Kits to families moving into the new supportive housing building at 111 Church Street, St. Catharines.

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Seniors Giving Back - A National Movement Supporting Local Charities

Seniors Giving Back - A National Movement Supporting Local Charities

Posted Jul 21st, 2020

Our very first Housing Hero, Sue Anderson, is inviting Bethlehem’s Senior Donors to consider giving back the $300 tax-free subsidy that was issued by the Canadian Government in July to help cope with additional costs due to Covid.

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Join Our Board of Directors

Join Our Board of Directors

Posted Jun 10th, 2020

Call for applications to join our Board of Directors. Bethlehem Housing and Support Services provides affordable housing and support services to individuals and families in Niagara.

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North Church Court building opens its doors to individuals and families offering a safe, supportive, and affordable place to call home.

North Church Court building opens its doors to individuals and families offering a safe, supportive, and affordable place to call home.

Posted Jun 4th, 2020

Starting June 1st and throughout the month of June, 127 households will be moving into their new homes in downtown St. Catharines at 111 Church Street. Many of these individuals and families have endured tremendous hardships during these unprecedented times. 

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Bethlehem’s Unsung Heroes

Bethlehem’s Unsung Heroes

Posted Apr 13th, 2020

We are proud of our dedicated maintenance team who are working the front lines around the clock to ensure that our tenants are safe and that our buildings are exceptionally clean during this time of crisis. 

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A Message from Our Executive Director

A Message from Our Executive Director

Posted Apr 13th, 2020

I wanted to reach out and update you on what we are doing at Bethlehem to help our tenants and clients in these unprecedented times. Like you, our team is facing challenges at this time and are having to react to conditions that are rapidly changing. We are taking precautions for the safety and well‑being of our employees while maintaining capabilities to provide stable housing and support services for the most vulnerable in our community.

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