Laurel Taylor, CCPD (She/Her/Elle) | Provincial Lead – Project H.O.P.E
As the Provincial Senior Lead (Project H.O.P.E) Laurel Taylor’s primary role is to help those living with a mental health issue or similar type of barrier to find, secure, and maintain safe affordable housing. Laurel believes that those dealing with a mental illness face stigma and barriers which prevent them from living a full life. She works hard to help break through those blockades through education, awareness, and understanding.
In addition to her role with, CMHA Laurel is a member of Homeless No More, which works towards ending youth homelessness, and serves as the Chair of the Accessibility Advisory Committee for the Town of Kentville. Laurel is also certified as a Mental Health first Aid instructor for youth and as a Career Development Practitioner (C.C.P.D.). Laurel has been with CMHA for 18 years.
When not working, Laurel, who is a bit of a geneology buff, can be found checking out cool rocks, collecting biographies, or in her garden.