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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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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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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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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May 6, 2019

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

(Vancouver, BC) – 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…

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March 15, 2019

Q&A: Sherri Magee, Streetohome Board Member

Dr. Sherri Magee joined the Streetohome Board in 2017. Sherri is currently the Vice Chair of the Vancouver Police Board and serves on the 58. W. Hastings Advisory Board which…

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January 24, 2019

End the Stigma around Mental Illness with Bell Let’s Talk

39% of individuals in Vancouver experiencing homelessness are affected by mental illness (Vancouver Homeless Count 2018). These individuals encounter more barriers to employment and tend to be in poorer health,…

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