Cool Aid’s most recent Annual General Meeting was held on June 27, 2018:

Annual Report 2017-18 and Audited Financial Statements

Highlights:

  • 52 more supportive housing apartments were opened up at the old Tally Ho, 3020 Douglas Street; 102 shelter guests were found homes; and 208 more apartments were in development
  • Almost 500 people received opiate substitution treatments at the Community Health Centre; and 231 overdoses were successfully treated at Rock Bay Landing’s Overdose Prevention Unit – with no resulting deaths
  • 384 workers found employment through the Community Casual Labour Pool
  • 1,598 people benefited from emergency shelter stays, nutritious meals and associated support services
  • Almost 1,000 meals were served daily to seniors, shelter guests, participants at the Downtown Community Centre and others
  • 330 compassionate employees served over 12,000 individuals at 17 locations in Victoria, Saanich and Langford
  • A Director of Real Estate Development position was created and filled to accelerate Cool Aid’s pace of building more supportive and affordable housing for the community
  • Operations cost $25.3 million, with 64% of revenues contributed by governments and $1.6 million generously given by people, foundations and companies
  • Cool Aid received the largest single gift in its 50-year history – $450,000 – from the Sisters of St. Ann, to help develop new apartments for an additional 71 people at Cedar Grove, 210 Gorge Road East
  • 33% was spent on housing 509 individuals; 32% on medical, dental and support services for over 7,000 people ; 28% for emergency shelter operations serving almost 1,600 people; and just 7% on administration

Previous Years’ Reports

2016-17 Annual Report Mobile or Desktop and Audited Financial Statements

2015-16 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements

2014-15 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements

2013-14 Annual Report and audited Financial Statements

2012-13 Annual Report (or higher resolution) and audited Financial Statements

2011-12 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements

2010-2011 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements

2009-10 Annual Report and Audited_Financial_Statements

2008-09 Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements

2007-08 Annual Report

2006-07 Annual Report

2005-06 Annual Report

2004-05Annual Report

2003-04 Annual Report

2002-03 Annual Report

2001-02 Annual Report

2000-01 Annual Report

 

You may also wish to visit the strategic planning section of Cool Aid’s web site.