Colwood offers $50,000 to help veterans at Cockrell House

Cockrell House, which opened in 2009, provides homeless veterans with housing and food and helps them connect with Veterans Association.

Colwood’s Cockrell House will receive $50,000 from the City of Colwood to go towards operational costs. This money will come out of a Small Community Grant given to Colwood by the province.

Cockrell House, which opened in 2009, provides homeless veterans in the Victoria area with housing and food and helps them connect with services provided by the Veterans Association.

The South Mid Vancouver Island Zone Veteran’s Housing Society say they have helped support two dozen veterans since last fall.