Creating a system-wide response
to address homelessness

Streetohome’s overarching goal is to leverage a comprehensive system response intended to ensure that homelessness in Vancouver is prevented whenever possible and, when homelessness can’t be prevented, to ensure that the experience is least harmful, brief and non-recurring. To this end, Streetohome strives to broker the integration of evidence-based and promising practices that address gaps in the current system to meet the housing; employment & volunteering; education, skills & training; health & wellness; legal & advocacy; and community & belonging needs of vulnerable individuals that are homeless, at-risk of homelessness, or have lived experience of homelessness.

Leading the Way

The Streetohome Board and Board Committees are comprised of community leaders from the private, public and non-profit sectors. There are over 150 volunteers behind Streetohome’s success.

Board Members

Featured Success Story

Olivia’s Story

17 years ago, Olivia moved to Vancouver with her partner, and had a happy, healthy son. A lot has happened since – her family has grown, and she recently separated…

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Since 2008, Streetohome has contributed capital towards the construction of over 1400 units in 24 buildings across Vancouver that provide homes to over 2,142 individuals including children, youth, single adults, couples, families and seniors.

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Streetohome believes in addressing the root causes of homelessness, so individuals don’t have to suffer the harsh reality of homelessness, and if they do become homelessthat the experience is as brief and least harmful as possible.

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Latest News

Our blog features the latest news of our progress, spreads awareness, and let’s you know how to get involved.

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John McLernon honoured at the Recovery Café

November 24, 2023

On Tuesday, November 21st, the Recovery Café welcomed John McLernon, and his wife Peggy to inaugurate a custom wood bench made to honour John’s 15 years of service as Streetohome’s…

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A Case for Sharing Lives and Sharing Spaces

October 27, 2023

A more affordable housing choice could be on its way to BC, if governments are willing to champion the needed incentives, zoning, and efficient approval processes to facilitate the delivery…

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The Want2 – Life Intentions Action Planner has been updated

October 12, 2023

It’s that time of year – The Want2 – Life Intentions Action Planner has been updated! Nearly 50 new resources have been added, with the Guide now having nearly 600…

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