Our Community Coordinator has developed a great relationship with local residents. She is able to help them move ahead in their lives by offering services including help with navigating government departments, filling out paperwork, referrals to different services, resumes etc.
We assist residents with providing educational sessions including health, safety, parenting etc.
Half of Board must be residents to ensure resident voices are heard
Residents have gained new skills and are now leading teams and writing proposals
Residents are self-organizing around their issues, for example a new women's group, and community clean-up
ONE Change provides many community service opportunities for all ages
A vital Celebrations Team made up of community members plan family-friendly events all year
ONE residents produced a yearly calendar with local pictures
Old North End Days– A week-long celebration of all things ONE
Community clean-ups and beautification
Active Housing Team working on issues of derelict and vacant buildings, promoting new builds, and other related issues .
Operate ONE LIFE, a housing program for homeless youth wanting to finish their education
Built ONE HOME, a rent to own building in the neighbourhood
ONE has a Health Team working to bring needed health services to the community
ONE hosts a weekly health clinic provided by St. Joe’s Community Health Centre
Host a monthly foot care clinic provided by VON
Operate a Food Purchasing Club
The ONE Digital Learning Centre in partnership with SJK Adult Learning Inc. is located in Lorne School. Computer training, and resume writing etc. are provided.
ONE Build program that offers youth a chance to learn trades while renovating housing units
ONE Change works closely with the Saint John Police Community Policing on crime reduction initiatives.
Police and community have worked together on projects like graffiti removal, bike rodeos and pill deposit sites.
ONE Change led to successful campaign to retain the SCAN program in NB.
ONE Change is collection of adults, youth, and organizations that care about this community. Without our friends, none of our work is possible. There are no contributions too large or small because when the Old North End does well, we all do well.