SIRCH successfully applied for funding for a Pregnancy Support Program, a federally funded program called the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program. It focused on helping ensure healthy pregnancies and birth outcomes for women facing conditions of risk. The program included Birth Companions, a Special Delivery Club (group support) and a phone in “Baby Line.”

CAPC (Community Action Program for Children) added on community support to assist people on low or fixed incomes. There were clothing exchanges, and lots of supports to help people budget, shop on a budget and get supports from other organizations.

Haliburton County Counselling Centre was divested to Haliburton Highlands Health Services, an organization that had recently been incorporated to oversee health services in Haliburton County.

The Crisis Assistance Program was devolved, pending the arrival of provincially-funded Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service for Victoria County and Haliburton County.

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