They don’t just have food here but also a place to sleep and clothing. Anything they can do to help they’ll help. I’ve stayed here lots of nights and I like it.
— River
 

Community connections.

Contact
(604) 619-1932
(604) 838-6772

Community Connections Workers:
David Karema, Jhay Norte, Johanne Starr, Nathan Stein, Josiah Stanton-Brooks

Shelter Support Workers:
Daniel Zahara, Kathy Shantz

The CCW and SSW staff team are available 13 hours a day to provide advocacy, care and support to the community. The team is located inside the SUMS building but will also venture into the outlying areas to assist those in need. Services include:

Assistance with:

  • BC Housing Support

  • Income Assistance Applications

  • Rental Subsidies and Housing Loss Prevention

  • Government Issued ID acquisition and replacement

Referrals To:

  • BC Housing

  • Detox and treatment Centres

  • Fraser Health Services

  • Numerous other community resources and agencies

Available Hours:
Monday to Friday 7:00am-8:00pm

 

 

Nurse run clinic.

Contact
(604) 581-5172

Medical Services Coordinator:
Tanya Drinkwater, RN

We are so blessed to be able to partner with an amazing nursing team from Village Church. This team changes dressings, makes referrals, administers vaccinations, and assess many of the most vulnerable inthe community. Once a month they are accompanied by Dr. Borg, who follows up with our guests and ensures that they are receiving proper medical attention.

If in need of these services the clinic operates on a first-come first-serve basis at our location.

Available hours
Every Tuesday 11:00am-1:00pm

 

 

Counselling.

Contact
(604) 581-5172

Counselling Services Coordinator:
Stephanie Clark, DPC

Each Thursday a volunteer counselor from Village church meets with guests at appointed times to provide care and counselling.

Available hours
Every Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm

 
When we experience chaos and upset, sometimes we feel overwhelmed and need a guiding hand to helps us...create the right solution based on our own individual context.
— Stephanie Clark

 

Income Tax Filing

Contact
(604) 581-5172

Need assistance filing your income tax? Our bookkeeper, Mary Keller, will gladly help you out. Please call ahead to make an appointment.

Available hours
Tuesdays & Thursdays

 

 

Pet food and clothing.

Contact
(604) 581-5172

During the lunch hour on Monday, Wednesday and Friday dedicated volunteers and staff hand out donated clothing, toiletries, pet food and supplies.

If you are wanting to donate toiletries or gently used Men’s and Women’s clothing and shoes we will gladly accept them. We are always in need of, underwear, socks, jeans, and larger sized Men’s shoes.

Available hours
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 11:30am-1:00pm

Donation hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm