Lookout Society’s Mobile Health Outreach covers Tsawwassen, Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Ladner, and Aldergrove. The Mobile Outreach team connects guests with Lookout services, health professionals and community resources. When the homeless population is unable to access shelter services, we go to them. Travelling in pairs or groups of three, the Mobile Health Outreach team
Lookout operates a two-chair dental clinic to serve those who are unable to access dental treatment otherwise. In addition to providing a range of treatment services, patients are able to access hygiene services to learn about maintaining their oral health. The Dental Clinic is based on a social enterprise model, where costs are offset by
Surrey North Community Health Clinic is a free walk-in clinic operated in partnership with Fraser Health Authority for people without medical coverage. An onsite physician and nurse provide confidential medical services to disadvantaged individuals living with chronic illnesses, mental health, addictions and trauma. In addition to medical services, services include harm reduction, take-home Naloxone kits,
Lookout’s shelters include 341 beds in nine shelters that serve Vancouver (both the Downtown Eastside and Central Vancouver), Surrey, the North Shore, Abbotsford and New Westminster. Lookout makes a concerted effort to focus on case plans and work with clients to find suitable housing options – a challenge given the lack of affordable housing in the Lower Mainland.
Lookout partners with Correctional Service of Canada’s Mission Institution to provide locally grown produce for our food programs across the Lower Mainland. Healthy food is critical and often overlooked when serving vulnerable people. In addition to supplementing Lookout’s shelters, resource centres, food bank and community kitchens, excess produce is shared without cost to other non-profit
Lookout provides healthy food daily at our Shelters and Resource Centres as budgets allow. This includes: Emergency shelter kitchens, serving 3 meals and 2 snacks daily; and Resource Centres, serving 5 nutritious snacks daily, while additionally providing emergency food when available. Lookout understands the importance of providing guests with highly nutritious food options. After housing, a