Grants and Awards

Grants & Awards


The Zukerman Family Foundation ... click to view website

Supports the NEXT Choice Transitional Housing program.

Ontario Trillium Foundation ... click to view website

$75,000 (2016). To hire a Housing First Worker to assist youth in finding new rental locations, following their stay at the shelter or in the Transitional House. Assist the youth with transportation; for example to the food bank, doctor's appointments, etc.

Home Depot ... click to view website

With a grant from the Home Depot Foundation and the support of our local Orangeville Home Depot; Choices was able to update and remodel a very outdated kitchen to a more modern useful kitchen. Thank you.


Ruth Atkinson Hindmarsh Award ... click to view website

On September 6, 2012, Choices Youth Shelter was recognized by the Atkinson Charitable Foundation with the 2012 Ruth Atkinson Hindmarsh Award, worth $50,000, for its commitment to serving disadvantaged youth in rural communities.

County of Dufferin Recognition for the Fight against Homelessness... click to view website