Matthew’s House in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

CLAC donates $2,500 to Matthew’s House in Abbotsford

Union supports youth who live with complex care needs

Matthew’s House in Abbotsford has received a $2,500 donation from CLAC (Christian Labour Association of Canada) as part of the union’s Building Communities program.

The organization was nominated by Rajni Monga, who is a member of CLAC Local 501 and is employed by Communitas Supportive Care Society, which operates Matthew’s House.

Matthew’s House is a “home away from home” that provides quality care for youth ages 16 to 25 who live with complex care needs.

It is part of the Dave Lede Campus of Care on Marshall Road which also includes Canuck Place and the Abbotsford Hospice Society.

Communitas is a faith-based registered charity that provides care in communities across B.C. to those living with developmental disabilities and mental-health challenges.

“(Matthew’s House) has created a safe and loving home for children and youth, giving parents peace of mind. When I visited Matthew’s House, I was very surprised that this is a very beautiful house,” Monga said.

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