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What We Believe

Helping people help themselves is essential in addressing homelessness and all the issues that surround it. Securing appropriate housing is the first and most essential step in achieving responsible independence for individuals.


Lookout Emergency Aid Society is a charitable organization and social safety net that provides housing and a range of support services to adults with low or no income who have few, if any, housing or support options. Because the people we serve have challenges meeting basic needs and goals, we place minimal barriers between them and our services.

Who We Help

There are an estimated 3,700 individuals homeless in Metro Vancouver, a large population compared to other regions in Canada.

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News and Events

ALisms: Lookout remembers Al Mitchell

Sept. 23 -- Lookout Society staffers remembered Al Mitchell Tuesday in a way that recalled his folksy humour – displaying ALisms. Al, a longtime Lookout manager...

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Urgent need for socks and underwear

Sept. 22 -- The Lookout Society has an urgent need for new socks and underwear that we can handout to the more than 1,1000 clients...

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Volunteers needed for Homelessness events

Sept. 18 -- Volunteers are needed for two upcoming events in New Westminster. Homelessness Connect Day is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. until...

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Lookout remembers fallen soldiers in the war on drugs

Aug. 21 - The Lookout Society is deeply concerned about the number of overdoses in the communities we support. We would like to see the...

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Our Blog

 Read our blog to learn more about issues surrounding homelessness.  

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