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September 8, 2023

Renewing our commitment to changing lives and building better futures

2022 proved to be the end of an era for Streetohome. Our founding Board Chair, John McLernon, initiated a strategic renewal process to revitalize our commitment to addressing homelessness and…

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Gone Fishing

We’ve learned many lessons since our start in 2008, and have built a repertoire of more than a few John-isms over the years. One of our favourites – “we can’t…

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A message from the Board Chair and CEO

“A good project, good people and great strategy, along with lots of energy – there’s no knowing how far you’ll go,” says our Board Chair, John McLernon. 2022 has been…

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April 6, 2023

Neighbours Helping Neighbours

As you walk into Co:Here, you’re greeted with the chatter of friendly neighbours, a large open space with communal tables, a seating area by a warm fireplace, and a small…

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An Opportunity for Shared Living

When Co:Here Housing first started, not everyone was sure the model, featuring mixed incomes and mutual support by tenants rather than wraparound services, would work. “I was at a meeting…

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A Message from the President & CEO

John McLernon, Streetohome Board Chair, is the first to applaud innovation and efficiency. He’s been a fan of Co:Here Housing since its start, recognizing the innovative design for providing communal…

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March 10, 2023

The Want2- Life Intentions Action Paper Planner has been updated – now with 500 resources!

Great news! The Want2 – Life Intentions Action Paper Planner has been updated! There are now nearly 500 mostly free, self-referable resources at your fingertips. There are several new resources…

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February 9, 2023

Learn about the Adapted Therapeutic Community model and a future training opportunity with a free webinar!

BCARA is hosting a free, interactive webinar with international faculty on February 13th from 8:00 am – 9:30 am PST. You will learn more about the Adapted Therapeutic Community model…

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January 25, 2023

Let’s Talk January 25th

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. Streetohome is proud to come together with our partners, donors, and local services providers to promote enhanced mental health for Vancouverites through new and…

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December 15, 2022

We need your help

Streetohome is fundraising for three projects! Recovery Café 5-yr Operations Seed FundingThe Recovery Café is a place of refuge, support, care and community. Members pursue recovery from substance use, unemployment,…

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