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 founding Board Chair.  The bench was made and delivered by Colin Hamilton, owner / craftsman of Thuja Wood Art of Pender Island, BC. Made from reclaimed cedar wood, it was hand-engraved with one of John’s popular quotes, “Stay Curious.”

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 of this housing.

A more affordable, community-focused solution for BC’s housing crisis 

For Immediate ReleaseStreetohome is exploring ‘Chosen Family Pods’ – a shared housing model that promises to increase affordability and make housing accessible to individuals on a fixed or low income, including those at-risk for, and/or with lived experience of homelessness. Chosen Family Pods involve three or more individuals, who know each other, choosing to live together interdependently and share their … Read More

Streetohome releases Want2 app to help people navigate homelessness supports in Vancouver

Many individuals know what they’d like to focus on to improve their situations, but don’t know how to start or what supports are available to help them. Streetohome has developed a mobile and web app to build on the success of the original Life Intentions Action Planner paper tool, which helps individuals navigate Vancouver-based, free supports while reducing the stigma associated with homelessness.

Coast Capital Savings contributes $100,000 to youth support recovery homes

Streetohome Foundation is pleased to announce a $100,000 financial contribution from Coast Capital Savings in support of youth at risk of homelessness. The generous gift is designated towards two youth recovery homes run by Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS), Sequoia House and Alder House, in the City of Vancouver. The new homes will help prevent homelessness among youth, as well as support and empower youth on their journey to addiction recovery and independence.

Streetohome Foundation raises $26.5 million

Streetohome Foundation is pleased to announce today that we have reached our fundraising goal of $26.5 million, completing our current capital campaign and making a significant step forward in helping our community break the cycle of homelessness.

Streetohome Foundation Provides Supportive Housing for People Coping with Mental Illness

Today Streetohome Foundation officially opened its first newly developed building as part of its campaign to break the cycle of homelessness in Vancouver. In partnership with the City of Vancouver and the Province of B.C., Streetohome is helping build over 1,100 new homes for those in need. For this particular building, Streetohome Foundation and its supporters provided approximately $1.24 million towards the cost of the building.