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October 12, 2020

A Long-term Strategy to Provide Solutions to Homelessness

  Streetohome began its journey in 2008, with Board Chair John McLernon leading the way. $32 million has been raised to leverage building supportive housing and implementing homelessness prevention initiatives…

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August 27, 2020

YWCA Launches Free Tech Support for Vulnerable Individuals

The YWCA is launching a new, free IT/tech support service for vulnerable Vancouver community members August 31st. YWCA TechLink will support youth at risk, seniors, single mothers, and other vulnerable individuals…

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August 14, 2020

Canucks for Kids Fund runs 50/50 Raffle to support charities impacted by COVID-19

The Canucks for Kids Fund will be running a 50/50 raffle during all Vancouver Canucks games during the 2019/20 return to play season. The funds raised will support the Canucks…

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August 7, 2020

A Journey With John McLernon

“Streetohome’s success relies on three key things: finding promising models from other jurisdictions; adapting them to fill gaps in Vancouver’s Homelessness Services System; and demonstrating that such enhancements contribute to…

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July 28, 2020

Vancouver Rent Bank receives funding for one-time housing grants during COVID-19

To help keep Vancouver residents safely housed during these uncertain times, the Vancouver Rent Bank has partnered with BC Rent Bank and Reaching Home to provide one-time housing grants. Applications…

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April 15, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Meal Distribution to Facilitate Self-Isolation by Vulnerable Populations Provides Meals Daily to 310 Vulnerable Seniors

Last week, Streetohome was pleased to announce that due to the swift response of the Giustra Foundation, we were able to launch a new initiative to provide home delivered meals…

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March 23, 2020

A Cheer For Our Frontlines Workers

The last week has been an uncertain one, especially for our most vulnerable citizens and those helping them. Streetohome would like to thank all the healthcare, housing, frontline and outreach…

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February 12, 2020

Volunteers Needed for the 2020 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count

Every year, the Homeless Count is made possible through the help of volunteers. Your support is needed to make the 2020 Metro Vancouver count a success. The 2020 Homeless Count…

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January 29, 2020

Create positive change and end the stigma with Bell Let’s Talk

Streetohome is proud to support Bell’s 10th annual Let’s Talk Day. 44% of homeless individuals surveyed in the Vancouver Homeless Count 2019 reported that they had a mental health concern….

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December 17, 2019

Improving Outcomes with Goal Setting

Scarcity is a vicious cycle. A lack of resources, including money, time or basic needs, causes stress and a heavy cognitive load on people’s minds. “You’re in firefighting mode tunneling…

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