We are pleased to present our 10th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 11 am - 3 pm. This event is to celebrate the Queenston Neighbourhood, the artists and businesses of Start Me Up Niagara's Work Action Centre and Art Me Up.
The location this year is St. Barnabas Anglican Church.
There will be lots of activities during the day including food, music, mural painting, art, kids' activities, vendors and crafts, info tables, a bicycle clinic, friends and more!
Street News, our community newspaper, conveys Voices from the Streets—a paper by and for those living close to the streets.
Each exciting issue is packed full with News, Information, Stories, Poetry, Photography and Art.
The latest edition of Street News, is now available online. Read it today.
We surpassed our goal and raised $126,936 ! A huge thanks to all of our Sponsors, Donors, Walkers, Volunteers and Staff. Your contributions make a world of difference to the people we serve. Start Me Up Niagara sincerely thanks our lead sponsor General Motors Canada for their generous support.
Save the Date—Next year’s walk is on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020.
Out of the Cold St. Catharines is now operating for the Winter 2018-19 season (Nov 1st, 2018 until Mar 31st, 2019). Out of the Cold offers a hot meal with the option of a bed for the night. The meal and bed are provided at separate locations each night and the locations vary each day of the week. See inside for the weekly schedule or call 211 for locations.
Join us for the Grand Opening of our new Work Action Centre at 203 Church Street on Friday, October 27th from 2 to 4 p.m. Come see our new location, enhanced skill development facilities, business supports & artistic client retail space. Light Refreshments provided.
Thanks to a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Start Me Up Niagara has a new efficient HVAC system delivering improved air quality, comfort and reduced noise levels. This will allow us to extend hours and activities and make it possible for the SMUN Centre to be fully utilized year round.
Watch the video from the opening reception for Art Me Up at City Hall