FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. ā€“ A local non-profit society is one of 53 across the province receiving funding from the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions.

Northern Health was awarded two grants ā€” A New Day in the Peace Ministries in Fort St. John and 333 Recovery Homes Society in Prince Rupert were each given $25,000.

These grants will help with modified operating costs that took place due to the pandemic to meet public health requirements. These funds will help to offset pressures and allow continuing access to services as part of B.Cā€™s overdose response.

According to A New Day in the Peace Ministries website, they are a non-profit society that works to restore the lives of those trying to overcoming addiction.