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5th Annual Project Connect Health Fair – Wednesday, October 10th

“Homelessness is something you experience, not who you are.”   This innovative project started in 2004 and has been replicated in 220 communities around the country – and globe. The  goal of Project Homeless Connect is to: Provide immediate connection to significant human services for those at risk of or experiencing homelessness Create a vehicle for … Continue reading 5th Annual Project Connect Health Fair – Wednesday, October 10th

Times Colonist News Article: September 08, 2018. Parksville gives go-ahead to contentious supportive-housing project

Carla Wilson / Times Colonist SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 06:00 AM The City of Parksville has approved a development permit for new supportive housing, as opponents prepare to fight the plan in the Supreme Court of B.C. Parksville received legal advice that it could proceed with decision-making on the project, despite the lawsuit filed in August, … Continue reading Times Colonist News Article: September 08, 2018. Parksville gives go-ahead to contentious supportive-housing project

Parksville gives go-ahead to contentious supportive-housing project

Carla Wilson / Times Colonist SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 06:00 AM The City of Parksville has approved a development permit for new supportive housing, as opponents prepare to fight the plan in the Supreme Court of B.C. Parksville received legal advice that it could proceed with decision-making on the project, despite the lawsuit filed in August, … Continue reading Parksville gives go-ahead to contentious supportive-housing project

The effects of ‘housing first’ and what’s planned for Corfield in Parksville

Parskville Qualicum Beach News  / Adam Kveton / August 09, 2018  / Direct link available at bottom of page. Many members of the Parksville community and beyond have voiced various concerns regarding the planned supportive housing project at 222 Corfield St. South. Those range from concern for a drop in housing prices, increased crime, a … Continue reading The effects of ‘housing first’ and what’s planned for Corfield in Parksville

Homeless Hub

Homelessness 101 Homeless Hub is a starting point for those researching or wanting to learn more about homelessness, particularly in Canada. They address definitions, statistics and common myths and questions. They also look at real costs of homelessness. Think of this as your entry point to the vast library – over 30,000 resources – that … Continue reading Homeless Hub

Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research

The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), formerly the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. Our research is used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and … Continue reading Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research