Presentation on theme: "Station 20 West Community Enterprise Centre. Station 20 West will be located in Saskatoon’s core An area in need of: Healthcare Housing Employment Access."— Presentation transcript:
Station 20 West Community Enterprise Centre
Station 20 West will be located in Saskatoon’s core An area in need of: Healthcare Housing Employment Access to food
Core Neighbourhoods Average Family Incomes (2006) NeighbourhoodAverage Income $ / year % with income under $ 15,000 / year City of Saskatoon65, % Core neighborhoods35, % Caswell Hill41, % King George36, % Pleasant Hill25, % Riversdale29, % Westmount34, % Taken from: City of Saskatoon Neighborhood Profile Statistics (2006), City Planning Branch
Housing Quality Average Value of Dwelling (2006) Caswell Hill$ 117,984 King George$ 98,167 Pleasant Hill$ 86,167 Riversdale$ 121,082 Westmount$ 104,982 City of Saskatoon $165,089
Station 20 West will transform what was contaminated land into a community space
Won’t this be an improvement?
Economic Revitalization Employing 80+ people Investing up to $20 million Keeping income in the local community Being a significant stimulus of business in the area Demonstrating that the area has viable investment opportunities Providing services and amenities that are necessary for the revitalization of the area. Station 20 West will strengthen the local economy by
Social Impacts Station 20 West will enhanced the quality of life in the community through Increased food security Improved nutrition and long term health Collaboration, networking, community building Sharing of resources in an atmosphere of learning An environment of friendliness, respect, and responsiveness to customer needs Turning vacant, contaminated land into a safe, attractive community meeting place.
Environmental Impacts Reclamation of vacant, contaminated land. Green Building design (gold LEEDS) Urban Agriculture through community gardens and rooftop gardens Promotion of locally produced goods and services
Station 20 West will be a community partnership
CHEP Good Food Inc. Is about good food for everyone The CHEP good food box provides healthy, affordable, local (when possible) food Volunteers from every part of Saskatoon help assemble the good food boxes CHEP’s community gardens allow individuals and families to grow their own food CHEP’s senior’s stores help to provide food security for seniors
Good Food Junction Co-op A for-profit neighbourhood grocery store in Station 20 West
A key issue for the Saskatoon Health Region is addressing Health Disparities related to poverty Compared to the average person in Saskatoon, people living in the city’s poorest neighborhoods are: 300% more likely to attempt suicide 400% more likely to have diabetes 800% more likely to have Hepatitis 130% more likely to have coronary heart disease The Saskatoon Health Region
Quint Development Corporation Improved housing Job Creation Small Business development Opportunity for skills development in construction Quint provides Social and Economic Revitalization through
Westside Community Clinic Westside has been providing health services to Saskatoon’s core neighbourhoods for 33 years. It is is a trusted member of the community, engaging neighbourhood residents with a wide variety of programs and services.
University of Saskatchewan Station 20 West will provide outreach opportunities for the University Of Saskatchewan to participate in the community beyond campus
College of Medicine Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health SWITCH provides interdisciplinary health care to the core neighbourhoods and allows students to learn while contributing to the community.
Station 20 West will provide affordable dental care to the community “The (Core Neighborhood) Community’s Children have the poorest oral health status in the city” - Dr. Gerry Uswack, Acting Dean, College of Dentistry College of Dentistry
Station 20 West will provide access to Healthy Food
Station 20 West will provide access to services in the community where people live
Station 20 West brings a strong message of hope to the community
Station 20 West tells residents “WE ARE WORTH IT”
Concept animation of the building by AODBT Architecture and Interior Design