Homeless

Signage outside of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in South Surrey advises of the drive-thru schedule. (Contributed photo)

Cold-weather clothing donations sought at South Surrey drive-thru effort

Weekly collection continues in Mount Olive Lutheran Church parking lot

 

Peace Portal Alliance Church, at the corner of King George Boulevard and 152 Street, is the extreme-weather shelter for South Surrey for the upcoming season. It is to have 14 mats available nightly for those experiencing homelessness, regardless of weather conditions. (Tracy Holmes photo)

14 beds planned for South Surrey extreme-weather shelter

Webinar tonight to field questions, share info on Peace Portal Alliance Church refuge

 

Nesting birds delay construction of Surrey supportive housing project

Councillor says work is ‘well underway now’; Nickerson Place closing Aug. 31

 

B.C. announces creation of first-ever ‘navigation centre’ to help homeless

Residents referred to the navigation centre will be able to stay until longer-term housing is available

Volunteers counted 644 homeless people in Surrey over 24 hours in March

Data collected helps governments and community agencies help the homeless

Surrey disbands homelessness society during closed meeting

Councillor says having no members in the society contravenes Section 40 of B.C.’s Societies Act

Surrey church ‘caretaker’ homeless again

Plan to move Gordon Petrie from dirt-floor shed to rectory falls through

Surrey’s latest tent city dismantled

‘Whalley World Resort, Tent City 2’ was set up following a rally against gentrification

Councillor says Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society board disbanded

Brenda Locke says the decision was a direction from mayor, council ‘to bring it in-house’

‘Pods’ set up at Surrey homeless centre

Temporary shelter set up in April to help stop the spread of COVID-19

Uptown White Rock lunch program off to a good start

Rotary club joins city in hot meal initiative

Eight people arrested in Victoria homeless camp after enforcement order issued

Those living in tents were given until May 20 to move indoors

Rotary, reverend, city partner on free White Rock lunch program

Initiative aimed at homeless and others in need

Temporary shelter established at South Surrey’s Peace Portal Alliance

Church and Options Community Services society aim to keep homeless safe during pandemic

B.C. gives smart phones to vulnerable, homeless to access services, connect with family

COVID-19 restrictions have left many public places closed, leaving people without access to internet

B.C. enacts provincial order to move homeless at 3 large encampments into hotels

Encampments will be dismantled, with temporary supportive housing in hotels, community centres

Police arrest 14 people occupying empty Vancouver elementary school amid pandemic

Protesters were asking for housing during the COVID-19 crisis

Northern B.C. town builds camp on outskirt of town for homeless population

Smithers Bylaw officer Matt Davey says the move was made with buy-in from the affected people

Surrey shelters, service providers reworking programs amid COVID-19 pandemic

Surrey Urban Mission has moved to a full-time shelter, NightShift implements social distancing for outreach

Surrey recovery home homeless count hopes to ‘shed some light’ on vulnerable sector

Phoenix Society CEO says Surrey is the ‘biggest epicenter’ of recovery homes in B.C.