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August 17, 2022

A message from the Board Chair and CEO

Without a sense of community, we can’t expect better outcomes for people, especially in a time when social isolation has become the norm – whether that’s as insidious as not…

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June 21, 2022

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with Indigenous News and Events

Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, an opportunity for us to reflect, learn, support, and participate in the celebration of Indigenous culture in our communities. To encourage this time of…

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May 27, 2022

A New Opportunity to Pursue Recovery

The clear sound of a singing bowl brings everyone’s attention to Damian Murphy, manager of the new Recovery Café pop-up located at 637 East Hastings Street in Vancouver. He asks…

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January 26, 2022

Let’s Talk About Mental Wellness

With so much change in the world, it is increasingly important to take care of our mental wellness, as well as the mental wellness of others. In honour of Bell…

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October 22, 2021

Empowering At-risk Individuals to Plan and Realize a Better Future for Themselves

The Life Intentions Action Planner is a new resource that helps vulnerable individuals including youth, seniors, low-income families, immigrants and refugees, and their support networks such as families or peers, to prioritize their personal goals and find free resources and services that fit their unique needs and preferences.

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Why Karen Volunteers

When Streetohome needed expert help in IT and web design in 2017, Karen Ott, who was working as the Senior Business Analyst and Operations Lead at Colliers International at the…

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Why Sarah Volunteers

Homelessness has always been a cause close to Sarah’s heart, ever since she was a little girl. “My heart goes out to them, and I’ve always felt that I needed…

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September 29, 2021

Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On September 30th, Streetohome will observe the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and become an active participant in the Reconciliation journey. Knowing that Indigenous people are over-represented within…

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September 22, 2021

Congratulations Kris

Congratulations to Kris on being selected as Megaphone Vendor of the Year 2021. His journey from panhandling on the street to finding a home and a job he loves continues…

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August 20, 2021

A Need to Be Needed Leads to Success

“To live you need to have a purpose, some fullness and joy. Most of us need to be needed. We need someone to say, ‘We need you,’ in order to…

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