Category Archive for: Programs

Club Freedom at NightShift

by NightShift

The Welcome Centre at NightShift Street Ministries is a well-used and well-loved space! In addition to providing a warm, welcoming drop-in centre every weekday, and monthly offerings like movie night and haircuts, NightShift is honoured to share our Welcome Centre space with other ministries, like the wonderful team at Club Freedom. An initiative born out…

Stories of Advent – Wayne

by NightShift

Wayne's Story of Hope and Recovery Wayne’s story is a powerful one of receiving, and giving, hope and love. After decades struggling with addiction, Wayne will spend this Christmas embracing life and serving others! Wayne embraced freedom from addiction and reclaimed his life through a very special recovery program that operates here at NightShift Street…

The journey to finding freedom

by NightShift

The journey to finding freedom Laureen (Reenie) Fox knew she wanted to help other people. As someone who had volunteered in the past she wanted to get back to serving others. So Reenie enthusiastically signed up for a recovery program helping folks find freedom from addictions and complex trauma, called RE:ACT. She believed she could…

Women’s shelter gives warmth, welcome

by NightShift

For people without homes in Metro Vancouver, the February frigid temperatures and snowstorms have made basic health and survival a challenge. But the weather issues facing folks without homes began before the snow started falling. Last November the rain was so bad that Marcia couldn’t go out for days. The 54-year-old woman, who is homeless,…