Homelessness

A past extreme weather response shelter set up for women inside Surrey’s Nightshift Street Ministries. (Photo: Chris Paul/nightshiftministries.org)

Homeless people in Surrey face ‘shocking and scary’ scenario this winter

Last winter there were nine Extreme Weather Response shelters in all of Surrey and White Rock. So far, during this pandemic, there are only five lined up for the coming winter

 

More than 200 remain homeless on Langley streets

The latest Metro Vancouver Homeless Count shows we have the third-highest homeless population

 

B.C. announces creation of first-ever ‘navigation centre’ to help homeless

Residents referred to the navigation centre will be able to stay until longer-term housing is available

 

Human-rights complaint by 5 homeless men in Abbotsford will proceed to hearing

Issues occurred in 2013 around time of infamous manure-spreading incident

COVID-19: Shelter-seeking B.C. homeless group resorts to sleeping in graveyard

People to camp near Parksville church at night as group looks for assistance

Homeless count aims to discover if numbers on Langley streets rising

Local outreach workers are hopeful intervention has at least stabilized numbers

VIDEO: Annual Coldest Night of the Year walk in Langley raises more than $20,000

Event part of national camoaign to help the homeless

  • Feb 24, 2020

Langley shelter opens extra beds for extreme weather alert

Falling temperatures prompted the opening of the shelter’s extra beds

Volunteers sought for first homeless count in Langley in three years

It will be the first snapshot of local homelessness since the arrival of supportive housing

WATCH: Chilliwack woman makes sleeping mats for the homeless out of plastic bags

The crocheted mats are given out to people in the streets by security personnel

Langley shelter opens extra beds for extreme weather alert

Heavy rain prompted the opening of the shelter’s extra beds

Crime shifts to Creek Stone from near Langley homeless shelter: RCMP

More calls are coming near the supportive housing complex, fewer from Gateway of Hope

Langley shelter opens daytime warming centre for homeless

Freezing temperatures prompted the extra service

Fill The Ambulance returns to aid Langley homeless

Kimz Angels will be at the Otter Co-op and Murrayville IGA this month

Campaign on to fill Salvation Army kettles in Langley

The annual fundraising drive aims to collect $180,000 for local programs

Supportive housing for homeless opens in Langley

The first residents began moving in Monday, Oct. 28

Backpacks, blankets distributed to Langley homeless

A local auto dealer teamed with a church to hand out survival supplies