Members of Project Genesis stand together

"I don’t give Genesis a hundred percent – I give Genesis a hundred and ten! Anyone can come here and we won’t turn you away. I am proud to be a member of Project Genesis.”

Tenants supporting each other

"Teach people to stand up for themselves. Give people confidence. People helping people.”

Opening new avenues of hope

"It felt good to provide information concerning financial assistance and housing options, empowering her to make effective change in her life.”

Empowering tenants

"Nothing has been more gratifying than to reach those tenants who kindly open their doors to us and agree to take action to empower themselves"

Increasing confidence for a Home Advocacy Services user

“Since he lost his vision some years ago, Mr. T finds it difficult to manage his paperwork, so he asked our Home Advocacy Services for help"

My Experience: Keeping rents affordable

"Each time a tenant can stop themselves from being victimized, it is a victory; these individual victories contribute to the ideal of a society that is accessible for everyone."

Obtaining benefits for a single mother in a time of crisis

"We were able to ensure that welfare would take the place of the job training payments during her period of treatment and convalescence."

Working towards a solution

"Through our committee, we continue to work towards a solution – and I think there is one out there. We need to ensure that people are treated with dignity.”

Helping people fight for their rights

"Why we do this is to help people fight for their rights – so that people can change their lives.”