ACAP Saint John is a community-based, non profit organization that encourages involvement managing and maintaining our environment. ACAPS mandate is to work with the community to improve the environmental health of Saint John, and to respond to the growing demand from the community to have a more active role in environmental decision ‐ making. At its heart, ACAP has always been an environmental incubator, one that transforms and evolves our region's landscapes with the help of governments, companies and community collaborators.
Human Development Council HDC
The Human Development Council identifies and addresses social issues in Greater Saint John through research, information, coordination and networking. It manages a community information database for Saint John and Fredericton and produces important reports for policy guidance related to poverty reduction.
Saint John Learning Exchange
The Learning Exchange is rooted in sustainably connecting low income community residents to education, skills training and good jobs. We do this through various programming which includes GED preparation, soft skills training, individualized coaching, connecting with employers, employment maintenance, and training and employment through our 3 Social Enterprises.
Stone Soup Cafe / Impact Market
Meaningful work and whole, fresh foods are two essential components of a healthy life. Stone Soup combines the two by training and hiring program participants from the Saint John Learning Exchange. ~The Impact Market is now located in the cafe! Beautiful products that are Social, Environmental, Cultural, and/or Local are for sale at Stone Soup Cafe. Revenue from Stone Soup and The Impact Market is used to support the no-fee education and employment services of the Learning Exchange.
For Catering Call: (506) 650-7553
Voila! Cleaning employs and trains individuals accessing programming at The Learning Exchange and has grown from a primarily residential cleaning company to include commercial clients in Saint John and surrounding area. All eco friendly cleaning products are made in house and are available for purchase at the Impact Market. All profits generated from the cleaning services go back into funding the education and training programs at the Learning Exchange.
Nails by Christina
Nails by Christina is a nail salon that focuses on providing quality services for women. The owner, Christina, has more than 20 years experience as a nail technician. One of the few salons in Saint John that offer acrylic nails, Christina also offers gel enhancements, shellac, nail art, airbrush designs, manicures and pedicures.
READ Saint John is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to promoting adult literacy in Saint John by providing free one-on-one tutoring.
The in-home support program for pregnant women and mothers with babies up to one year old with addictions is managed by Living SJ. This provincial investment supports new and experimental approaches to fight generational poverty in Saint John.