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 employment skills programming. Lookout Housing and Health Society will operate all three buildings.
Fraser Health and Lookout Society will also operate an intensive case management team at the temporary housing, to assist those facing significant challenges with health, mental health, substance use, poverty, education and housing by connecting them to support services and treatment.
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