Niagara Home Builders’ Association

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) is a network of professionals who work together to serve and promote the residential building industry. The Association lobbies local governments to ensure that fees and development charges are fair and help encourage growth and development across the Region.The NHBA provides education and training to builders, renovators, suppliers, contractors and related industry professionals (e.g. workshops on building code changes, seminars on energy efficiency). The work of the NHBA is also highlighted in the Sustainable Niagara Action Database

Lynda Busch
Executive Officer
Niagara Home Builders’ Association

Phone: (905) 646-6281

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Healing the Helper: Preventing Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care @ Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH)
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Working in a helping profession can be a very rewarding, yet it is also one that can be emotionally and physically draining. Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Self-Care for Helpers will focus on raising awareness about compassion fatigue and its symptoms as well as prevention techniques through professional and personal self-care.

This workshop will review signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue along with prevention and self-care strategies. Unique issues will also be discussed inclusive of working with vulnerable sectors, at risk youth, and hard to serve populations.

You will learn:

  • How stress impacts the mind and body
  • How to identify the warning signs symptoms of burnout and compassion fatigue
  • How to engage in preventative care and holistic wellness to promote overall health
  • How to evaluate and balance your experiences as a helper and as a person ensuring your career does not alter your worldview in a negative manner

This is a highly sought after workshop and ideal for police officers, therapists, residential staff, nurses, caregivers, military families, child welfare staff – anyone who works in or maintains a position where they are responsible for caring for others.

This workshop is hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Centre for Healing (ATTCH).

Leadership Niagara: Community Project Info Session @ Brock University
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On June 23rd, Leadership Niagara is hosting two information sessions on how they can help you as a not-for-profit!

If you have a project, task or outcome you would like help meeting then this info session is where you want to be!

Through their flagship Community Leadership Program, Leadership Niagara matches groups of emerging leaders with local non-profit organizations, like yourself, looking to receive positive assistance in a variety of different areas. On June 23rd join LN’s Executive Director, to discuss how the program can help you achieve your organizational goals and further your impact.

Learn about:

  • How to apply
  • Past projects
  • Project criteria
  • Expected outcomes

Sessions will be held at Brock University on June 23rd:

  • 2-3pm
  • 3:30-4:30pm

These information sessions are hosted by Leadership Niagara.

Funding Application Deadline: New Horizons for Seniors Program @ Online
Jun 23 @ 11:59 pm

Organizations that want to help seniors make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities are eligible to receive federal grants and contributions funding.

Projects must be led or inspired by seniors and address one or more of the following five program objectives:

  • promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations;
  • engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others;
  • expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse;
  • supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors; and
  • providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors.

Click here for more information about eligibility and application processes.

This funding is administered by Employment and Social Development Canada.

Outdoor Living & Water Feature Tour Presented by The Hope Centre @ Fenwick - Fonthill
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Want a backstage pass into some of the most extraordinary pools, ponds and waterfalls on Niagara properties? This is an outdoor living experience you don’t want to miss!

This event is a self guided tour that allows you to start and stop anywhere along the route. Passport tickets to the event can be purchased at The Hope Centre in Welland, Rice Road Greenhouses in Welland, and Boldt Pools in St. Catharines for $20.

There are beautiful items for raffle and you can purchase your raffle tickets at The Hope Centre anytime up to the event, and then on event day at the final location on the tour, 2 Spencer Lane, Fonthill. Raffle tickets are $5 for 1 ticket and $10 for 3 tickets.

This is a rain or shine event with all proceeds to benefit The Hope Centre.

This event is hosted by The Hope Centre.

Ride Don’t Hide @ Brock University
Jun 25 all-day

Ride Don’t Hide is a family-friendly community bike ride hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), with the goal to raise awareness and help break the stigma surrounding mental health, all while raising essential funds to support mental health programs.

The community event is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for riders of all ages and abilities—from novice rider to advanced cyclist. Kids under 12 ride free!

This event is hosted by CMHA Niagara.

Family Croquet Day Tournament in Support of Red Roof Retreat @ The Village Green at the Garrison House Restaurant
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the Red Roof Retreat for the 8th Annual Family Croquet Day Tournament.

There will be prizes, live entertainment, and family fun! Registration fee includes drink ticket and picnic lunch.

Register online or RSVP to Karen (see contact information above) to pay at the gate.

This event is hosted by Red Roof Retreat.

West Niagara: Shared Learning Local Hub Session @ Mountainview Christian Reformed Church
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Shared Learning Local Hub sessions are being held in 5 areas across Niagara for front-line community service and outreach workers to:

  • Connect for shared learning;
  • Share ideas and best practice information to enable client success; and
  • Strengthen relationships concerning clients’ access to services and benefits.

This session will be hosted by Sherry Cain, Executive Director of Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers.

Host presentation: Community Hospice, upcoming training courses and community partnerships.

There will be roundtable updates, networking, and sharing of materials and resources.

To be part of this session, contact Faith Lowe at


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