Support for those who support us…

Jun 24, 2020 | Featured, Foundation News/Updates, Grants – Community Grants

Support for those who support us…

The Community Foundation for Kingston & Area is pleased to announce that $5,000 was recently granted to Resolve Counselling Services Canada to provide support to the 50+ member agencies of the KFL&A Children and Youth Service Providers Committee (CYSPC) as they look to transition their teams back to work.

The CYSPC is a group of service providers working together to plan and promote a seamless network of responsive services and supports for children, youth and their families in the City of Kingston and the Counties of Frontenac and Lennox & Addington. CYSPC’s member agencies offer programs and services to help children, youth and families to be resilient, successful and to feel included in their communities.  For a list of members, visit kflachildrenandyouthservices.ca.

The pandemic has had a significant impact on the delivery of their services.  Like many of us, their staff are no doubt feeling some stress with the change and uncertainty resulting from COVID-19. Returning to work – for them and many of us – will be a new experience, wrought with all kinds of emotion.

This funding will support member agencies in their return to work through a series of “Workplace Wellness during COVID-19” learning webinars, live support groups for employees and managers, and the creation of a small wellness library for current and future use.  Further, managers will have access to professionals who can advise them on how to best support their staff during this transition.

It is important to remember that those who provide service and support to others are also living through the pandemic and need to be supported themselves. Their work is important. With this grant we want to say thank you for the work they do. The Community Foundation is proud to provide support for those who support others.

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