An update on the operations and services for those facing homelessness and housing insecurity, during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nanaimo Homeless Coalition
Uniting the organizations, citizens and governments that support our most vulnerable residents.
Together, we work to end homelessness while diminishing the harm it causes to individuals and community.
By bringing together the many organizations working to address homelessness, we are more impactful and effective in our approach.
ICCS has been providing shelter and care for those in need in Nanaimo and Oceanside since the 1980s. Learn more about how it's helping people with crisis stabilization and housing in Nanaimo.
Since 1888, the Salvation Army has been providing essential services to the people who need it the most in Nanaimo. Learn more about how their work has evolved and the impact they're having today.
To better address Nanaimo's critical social issues, a series of solutions-based workshops on health, housing and homelessness will be held this march. Learn more about the Design Labs.
The Nanaimo CAT is launching a small community grant process with one goal in mind: To reduce use of substances, overdoses, deaths and trauma related to opioid use through the work of innovative community-led initiatives for supportive environments.
Since 1977, Vancouver Island Mental Health Society has acted as both a refuge and a lifeline for Nanaimo’s most vulnerable. Operating a continuum of housing, they help people in need at all levels; from rehabilitation to semi-independent living.
Nanaimo's 2020 Point-in-Time count will gather information and data about those affected by homelessness. It's a huge undertaking that requires the support of our community!
The huge task of implementing a coordinated access system in Nanaimo is currently underway. Learn more about how this will help people facing homelessness and the service providers who support them.
Take a look at our five-year plan
Nanaimo's Action Plan to End Homelessness was developed by the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition
and endorsed by the City of Nanaimo.
Homelessness in Nanaimo
Important information about homelessness and how it's impacting our community.
Learn more about the Nanaimo Homeless Coalition
The Nanaimo Homeless Coalition offers guidance and direction on the delivery of services for our most at-risk residents, by bringing together the many organizations working to address homelessness.
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If you’re looking for mental health support, shelter, addictions treatment, food banks and more,
Call or text 2-1-1 or visit bc211.ca, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for free information and support right in your community.