Indigenous Housing Support Program Houston
Indigenous Housing Support Coordinator
Dustyn was born and raised in Houston, and is always looking for new ways to be involved in the community! Passionate about holistic health and well-being, Dustyn has a diploma in Kinesiology through the College of New Caledonia, and is currently working toward her certification in Canadian Society Exercise Physiology.
Dustyn comes to the Houston Friendship Centre with experience working and volunteering in organizations such as Salvation Army, Farmers Market, and Houston Link to Learning. She has a certification in nutritional advising and national coaching, and is thrilled to be in a role where she can support her clients with their housing goals and tenancy challenges.
The Indigenous Housing Support program recognizes the growing need for individualized housing support and advocacy for urban Indigenous people. The program aims to provide a high quality of culturally safe advocacy and support to those who are wishing to move toward greater housing stability, including those who are currently:
- at risk of homelessness
- at risk of eviction
- living in overcrowded and/or unsafe housing situations
- living long-term in motels
- couch surfing
- fleeing violence/abuse
- experiencing housing instability