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June 1, 2021

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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October 15, 2020

The Importance of Private Sector Involvement

  Kevin Falcon has been a community leader in both the public and private sectors, serving in various senior cabinet positions in the BC government and as the VP of…

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October 14, 2020

Preventing Homelessness

  Homelessness is often closer to home than we may think. “There are a lot of people out there who are literally one rent cheque away from being homeless,” says…

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Helping Individuals Navigate Services Is Key

  “The Navigation Centre is a place to help navigate individuals to services… in the least intrusive way possible, so that individuals can get the help they need,” says Alan…

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October 13, 2020

The Value of Partnerships and Comprehensive Strategies

  Critical partnerships make the greatest difference in creating transformational change, says Sherri Magee, Streetohome Board Member and Co-chair of the Promising Approaches Committee. “Streetohome puts together some of the…

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