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Introducing, Janice!  ... Supportive Housing Resident and Volunteer

SHERO OF THE MONTH




Janice has been an important member of the Street Haven community for over 15 years.  She lives in our Supportive Housing and is now a volunteer. Janice is a Street Haven Shero because of her invaluable contributions to creating a welcoming environment in our Emergency Shelter. The long list of chores Janice completes every day means that our 50 residents can enjoy tidy common spaces and that there is always a hot pot of coffee on the go!  Janice is a mentor and leader in the community who is always willing to offer guidance and friendship to new residents. With her winning personality, her wisdom and her eagerness to lend a hand, we are so pleased to honour Janice as our first Street Haven Shero!  

Janice shares some of what she does every day to assist with the functioning of the Shelter:


  • Change seven garbage bags on main floor
  • Clean tables and counter tops
  • Fill forks, knives and spoons
  • Fill sugar, creamer and tea bags
  • Make coffee
  • Make juice for supper
  • Sweep kitchen floor
  • Disinfect serving area for supper
  • Put out plates for supper
  • Fill salad dressings
  • Fill napkin dispensers
  • Distribute Bingo cards and chips and then collect them and lock away in cupboard on Bingo Night (every other week with the two volunteers)


​Thank you, Janice, for everything you do for all the women of Street Haven!​