Lookout Society is mourning the passing of Dr. C. James (Jim) Frankish, a former board member and long-time supporter. Dr. Frankish also served on the Provost Advisory Group on Downtown Eastside, the Vancouver Street-to-Home Foundation, the Vancouver Homeless Count, and the Vancouver Crisis Centre. In 2013, he was invited to participate in the Mayor’s Task
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
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
We are pleased to report that on March 27, 2018 Minister Selina Robinson, City of Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun, and Lookout Society Chief Executive Officer Shayne Williams gathered to formally announce the development of a new Modular Housing building with 44 units, which will be operated by Lookout Society. The new building will be located
We are pleased to announce that on June 28, 2017 The Lookout Housing and Health Society (Lookout) and Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia (MDABC) finalized approvals to merge the two societies. As part of this amalgamation, MDABC will retain its name and brand as a collection of mental health programs to the Lookout Society.