President’s Message – Spring 2024

January marked my second anniversary as President of Ancoura. Mid-pandemic in January 2022, Ancoura had been hit hard—staff, volunteers, and finances were stretched to the extreme with onerous demands. Residents struggled with anxiety, isolation, and an uncertain future. Having experienced Read More …

Gala Dinner 2023

Ancoura hosted its ninth annual gala, and second since the beginning of the pandemic on October 12th. Following on last year’s success, Ancoura again ran a trivia contest as part of the event. This year, the contest was hosted by Read More …

Home Named to Honour Rick Haughian

On Saturday, February 24th, a small group of about ten people got together for the re-naming of our Jasmine residence. It will now be called “Rick’s Place” in honour of Rick Haughian, Ancoura’s first president and chair of the board Read More …

Fundraising concert for Ancoura totals $9200 in donations!

After our successful fundraising concert with the Big Soul Project, the Ancoura team would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all our generous donors who helped us fundraise $9200 to support Ancoura’s mission of providing affordable and supportive housing for adults Read More …

TELUS Friendly Future Foundation Donates $16,200 to Ancoura

Ottawa, Ontario, June 28 2023 – TELUS Friendly Future Foundation® has donated $16,200 to contribute towards Ancoura’s effort in providing a supportive community for our residents living with mental illness.  Like Ancoura’s residents, young adults in Ottawa were also greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, experiencing the abrupt transition Read More …