Lookout Society’s mixed-income affordable housing resource, Belcourt Residence opened in early July 2018 and is located at 947 East Hastings Street in the vibrant Vancouver community of Strathcona. Belcourt Residence is part of a newly-built 400 unit affordable housing resource delivered through the City of Vancouver’s Housing Strategy. 70 of these mixed-income housing units (center
Rig Riders is a peer based team who provides mobile needle recovery, overdose response, and harm reduction supplies on their bicycles in Surrey and Langley. It is a community-based service to facilitate the proper collection and disposal of discarded needles, while providing support and fostering positive relationships with local businesses and residents in the communities.
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 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. Al Mitchell Shelter 47 beds in
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