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June 1, 2021

Adapting To Promote Connection

‘The opposite of addiction is connection’ is a phrase commonly used in the recovery sector. The Therapeutic Community (TC) model teaches people to work with, and socially learn from one…

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Meet the Authors

“We’re not looking after people, and thereby disempowering them or potentially promoting unhealthy dependencies. Rather, we’re helping empower people to find the things that will be good for them,” says Steve.

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People are Stronger Together

“People are the masters of their own destiny and health, but at times, they need support and help,” says Nancy Keough, Executive Director of The Kettle Society. Streetohome and The…

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A Message From Our CEO

Streetohome’s strength is bringing together leaders from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors through book clubs, study trips and business cases to be inspired by best-practice models around the world…

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The Living Learning Experience (LLE) demonstrates the TC model

LLE courses have been running for 25 years and are suitable for anybody interested in understanding what a ‘Therapeutic Community’ (TC) is, how it works, and what it feels like…

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March 8, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we are celebrating those who inspire, lead and support to make a positive impact in Vancouver and the rest of the world. Today, we would…

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January 27, 2021

Let’s Talk January 28th

With so much change in the world, it is increasingly important to take care of our mental health. Whether you’re staying virtually connected with family and friends, working on the…

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December 10, 2020

Donate your pre-loved device to the YWCA

The YWCA is looking for old phones, laptops or tablets to upcycle and give back to community members who are in need, including single mothers, seniors and youth at risk….

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December 4, 2020

Donate a blanket to the Downtown Community Court

2020 is expected to be significantly colder this winter, and the pandemic has affected many organizations working with people with lived experience of homelessness. The Downtown Community Court in Vancouver…

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December 1, 2020

Finding a New Community and Hope

Emmanuel’s road to stability in Canada had a rocky start. He arrived in Vancouver as a refugee and soon found himself living in a shelter and relying on a local…

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