Lookout Society is pleased to announce our new mixed income affordable housing resource, Belcourt Residence, 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 (centre
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 Society’s Mobile Health Outreach covers Tsawwassen, Delta, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Ladner, and Aldergrove. The Mobile Outreach team connects guests with Lookout services, health professionals and community resources. When the homeless population is unable to access shelter services, we go to them. Travelling in pairs or groups of three, the Mobile Health Outreach team
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 include 341 beds in nine shelters that 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.