Award helps with education

A Nanaimo woman is among 72 recipients awarded B.C. Housing Education Awards to help them further their education.

A Nanaimo woman is among 72 recipients awarded B.C. Housing Education Awards to help them further their education.

Lisa Smith received $750 to assist her earning a diploma as a community support worker.

Anyone in British Columbia living in subsidized housing or  receiving rent subsidies through B.C. Housing’s Rental Assistance Program is eligible to apply for the awards. The funds can be put toward tuition or other educational expenses such as supplies.

For more information, please go to www.bchousing.org.