Money announced for Regina boys home
Regina is getting a new residence for homeless boys.
The federal and provincial governments announced plans Wednesday to buy and develop a six-bedroom home for youths.
The federal government is contributing $326,525 to set up what will be called Robert's Place. The provincial government will pay the John Howard Society $300,000 annually to run the home.
The residence is designed to provide clients with a stable and safe home environment, according to a news release.
The clients will be boys, aged 12 to 15, most of them aboriginal, who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.