By: Tri-cities Homelessness  09-12-2011
Keywords: Housing

The operates a program of outreach to persons homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Tri-Cities under contract to BC Housing.  Three outreach workers plus a part-time psychiatric street nurse seek out homeless persons where they live, establishing contact, developing rapport and connecting them with available resources and services when they are ready.  Hope for Freedom also operates the Homeless Resource Centre at Grace Church in Port Coquitlam with limited shower and laundry facilities, counselling and job search support. 

Rob Thiessen, Managing Director, Hope For Freedom Society 604-729-4972
Lisa Batista, Outreach Coordinator, 604-830-1528 or

Keywords: Housing

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food and meal programs

A Warm Place for Women A monthly social evening for women in need, hosted by Soroptimist International of the Tri-Cities at 2 locations in the Tri-Cities. Women in need are invited to enjoy:- A hot meal- Beverages- Dessert- Friendly faces- Clothes- Shoes/boots- Care packages- Assistance. Aggie Park (Shaughnessy and Lougheed) in Port Coquitlam.1st Thursday of every month.



The Cold Wet Weather Mat Program operates nightly from 10 PM – 7 AM during the period November 1st – March 31st. For further information, contact:Rob Thiessen, Managing Director, Hope For Freedom Society 604-729-4972. The program is operated by the Hope For Freedom Society using host church facilities. Five Tri-Cities area churches host the shelter on a rotating basis.