Community cleanup programs help address the issue of garbage and abandoned harm reduction paraphernalia and garbage while providing a positive image to local people and businesses. By taking on responsibilities, guests gain work experience, training opportunities, and a little pocket money. The work also boosts their self-esteem and brings a sense of belonging. Program participants
Both SafePoint and the Powell Street Getaway (PSG) have been approved by Health Canada to deliver safe consumption services. The PSG is located in Vancouver and SafePoint in Surrey. SafePoint and Powell Street Getaway staff help prevent overdose deaths while engaging those who are vulnerable in other healthcare services, including mental health treatment and withdrawal
STOP outreach has a specialized role in supporting individuals living with chronic health conditions including HIV/AIDS and Hep-C, helping them connect them to necessary community health supports. Funded by Vancouver Coastal Health, Lookout Society’s Vancouver STOP Outreach team assists guests in locating housing in addition to wrap around health supports. Additionally, this team works with each guest’s
Lookout provides support to individuals living with HIV/AIDS or Hep-C to improve their quality of life. Health outcomes are greatly improved when healthy living and good diets are combined with medications. Better outcomes also reduce reliance on the health care system. Lookout provides a series of workshops and ongoing support through Positive Haven Resource Centre,
Lookout Society’s Mobile Harm Reduction Outreach Team consists of two outreach workers who deliver harm reduction supplies to groups, individuals and organizations throughout Langley, Aldergrove, Delta and White Rock. The goal is simple – build rapport with individuals, foster community partnerships and provide education with people who would not normally attend our services. By listening
The focus of Positive Point is to reduce the spread of blood born diseases thru needle distribution. We serve Tsawwassen, Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Ladner, and Aldergrove.