News & Media

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April 06, 2020

Journalist Kim Hart MacNeil interviewed Phoenix and other charities across Atlantic Canada to discuss how organizations are rising to the challenge of supporting their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click to read the article featured in The Philanthropist...

February 19, 2020

In January, 2020, Phoenix released our new five year strategic plan! This Compass was developed over 2019 in consultation with leadership, staff, community members and youth.

The Compass outlines our four strategic directions:

1. Strengthening Organizational Capacity

2. Supporting the Whole Person

3. Building Housing Security

4. Amplifying Community Capacity

We are excited about the path that lies in front of us to grow and deepen our supports for youth, families and communities!

July 15, 2019

The Phoenix Employment Program (PEP) is aligned with the province-wide New Opportunities for Work (NOW) - an initiative of the Centre for Employment Innovation at St. Francis Xavier University.

This video shows one of the collaborative conferences of participating agencies, where you will see Christine Hall, our Director of Community Programs and hear from Michelle Poirier, Manager, Phoenix Learning and Employment Centre!

The Phoenix Employment Program (PEP) is funded my the Government of NS Department of Labour and Advanced Education.


June 20, 2019

We aspire for incredible impact!

Our community makes our work with youth possible.

In this Report to the Community you can read about youth making decisions to live their dreams, the little things that make a big difference, our new strategic directions, and the people and groups who support from the heart.

Happy reading...