Prince Rupert Port Authority Invests in Renovations at Trinity Men’s Recovery Home


PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced today its investment of over $20,712 towards renovations at the 333 Trinity Men’s Recovery House in Prince Rupert, BC. 

Through its Community Investment Fund, PRPA partnered with the 333 Recovery Homes Society and other community partners to invest a total of $ 42,712 into upgrading the Recovery House, enabling improved support for the intake of new clients and their personal recovery plans.  New additions include an enhanced reception office, personal lockers, new outdoor storage, and other services that improve operations and ensure exceedance of regulatory standards.  

The 333 Trinity Men’s Recovery House is a local live-in service for men who are recovering from addictions, and is currently the only one operating in Prince Rupert. The facility has nine beds available for its clients, who live together at the home while working through the program. One of the many commitments the men make daily is to give back to the community through volunteering regularly.

“This renovation was made possible through support we received from the Prince Rupert Port Authority. It allows us to speed up the intake process of men when they first arrive here at the house. Our focus is to get someone new settled and into recovery as quickly as possible. There is a lot of paperwork required, and our new office gives our staff and clients the privacy they need to complete an intake,” said Graham Edwards, Program Coordinator at the 333 Trinity Recovery House. “We are very grateful to PRPA for recognizing the value of the work we do here and supporting us.”

“The Prince Rupert Port Authority is proud to support the 333 Trinity Men’s Recovery Home and the men there who are working through the challenge of the recovery process,” said Shaun Stevenson, President and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port Authority. “Our organization is stronger through supporting the communities we live and work in throughout our region.”

To learn more about this investment and 333 Trinity Men’s Recovery House, watch our video: vimeo.com/426302939 

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ABOUT THE PRINCE RUPERT PORT AUTHORITY’S COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUND:

The Community Investment Fund is financed by a share of the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s annual net income that has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for residents of the North Coast. By investing these funds into community projects, led mostly by dedicated local volunteers, the Port Authority has been able to share its financial success with the communities that enable it. Since 2009, over 10.3 million dollars have been committed to the Fund – that’s over $10 million in 10 years, helping to make 77 local projects come to life. Each of these projects has filled an important role in supporting arts and culture, recreation, health and wellness, youth, education, the environment and other needs in the community.

FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES CONTACT:
Monika Cote
Manager, Corporate Communications
Prince Rupert Port Authority
250-627-2550
mcote@rupertport.com

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