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November 24, 2023

John McLernon honoured at the Recovery Café

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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October 27, 2023

A Case for Sharing Lives and Sharing Spaces

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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October 12, 2023

The Want2 – Life Intentions Action Planner has been updated

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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October 10, 2023

Strengthening the Stool Towards Greater Outcomes

We are happy to announce the release of our Strategic Framework 2023-2028 – Strengthening the Stool Towards Greater Outcomes. The Framework brings a renewed focus on enhancing the homelessness services…

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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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