Category Archive for: Homelessness

Bitter weather, sweet shelter

by NightShift

With temperatures plummeting and the additional wind-chill factor making a night on the streets unbearable and deadly, Extreme Weather Response shelters are remaining open around the Lower Mainland in an effort to give everyone temporary respite from the elements. We thank our faithful volunteers, and everyone who came forward in response to this week’s call-out for…

Container Village

by NightShift

At the outset of this year we were excited about the prospect of bringing container-based  temporary shelter solutions to our streets. Now the specially altered shipping containers are a reality, provided free of cost and serving as temporary modular housing units until a more permanent solution can be found for our homeless friends in Tri-Cities. In order…