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Learning a skilled trade can be life-altering for homeless youth

November 15, 2021

November 14th, 2021. By: Liz Braun,, Original Article. 

Shantelle Wiscombe is a skilled carpenter who absolutely loves her job building custom staircases for a Newmarket firm.

At 22, she has an independent life and a very bright future, not so different from others her age, perhaps. But not that long ago, Wiscombe was dealing with homelessness and addiction.