Monthly Archives: June 2018

New Temporary Housing for Surrey’s Most Vulnerable Opens

Starting June 19, 2018 approximately 160 individuals experiencing homelessness along 135A Street in Surrey will be offered housing, as well as health and social supports. The 160 units of temporary housing will include secure, individual rooms, with private bathrooms. Residents will have access to meal programs, counselling and medical offices, 24/7 staffing, and life and

Island Health’s Largest Supervised Consumption Service Opens in Victoria

Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions was on hand to support The Pandora Supervised Consumption Centre which officially opens on June 18, 2018. Island Health is partnering with Lookout Housing and Health Society whose harm reduction staff will provide supervision and education to ensure safer drug consumption, deliver crisis intervention and manage harm