A Better Tent City

A Better Tent City

Some of the recipients of Going Mobile KW outreach include those living at A Better Tent City in Kitchener, which is a small community made up of cabins and shared spaces.

Nadine Green works and lives at A Better Tent City and is the resident Site Coordinator. She is a strong advocate for the unsheltered as well.

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The first location of A Better Tent City was at Lot 42 on Ardelt Avenue until it was sold and the community temporarily moved to the City of Kitchener Snow Dump on Battler Road for the summer of 2021. The community now resides at 49 Ardelt Avenue on land owned by the City of Kitchener, and the Waterloo Regional School Board.

Read here to learn more about the success of this community - ‘It’s way less lonely’: Inside an Ontario program where homeless individuals now have homes

The Social Development Centre (SDC) Waterloo Region is a charitable partner of A Better Tent City. You can make an online donation by sending an e-transfer to sdcwr@waterlooregion.org. Please indicate this is for 'ABTC' and kindly include your name and address in the comments section to receive a charitable tax receipt. Note that 100% of the funds donated through the SDC go directly to supporting life at A Better Tent City.