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Thirty self-contained suites at 3030 Gordon Avenue provide longer term accommodation for previously homeless persons preparing for independent living. Supports are provided, as necessary.
To apply for a supportive housing suite:
Contact: 604-648-4270, BC Housing’s Orange Hall Office
This year’s nightly winter shelter program will be operating at host Tri-city churches from October 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024 for people who are experiencing or who are at risk of homelessness. This is a successful, long-standing program that has been operating for many years.
Progressive Housing Society will be operating the shelter. Everybody is welcome but walk-ups are not permitted – please call to arrange pick-up. Shelter includes a bed, warm meal, bagged lunch, support and referrals. Pets in a kennel are welcome. Pick up starts at 8:45 p.m. Drop off is 7 a.m.
To reach the Progressive Winter shelter between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.:
The Hope for Freedom Society operates a program of outreach to persons homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Tri-Cities, under contract to BC Housing. Two outreach workers seek out homeless persons where they live, establishing contact, developing rapport, and connecting them with available resources and services when they are ready.
For more information, please contact Hope for Freedom Society: