Homelessness Action Week

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From Oct. 8-14 communities across Metro Vancouver are participating in Homelessness Action Week to raise awareness about the issues and provides support for people who are homeless.

This year’s theme is “Can You See Me? and it reflects the two realities of homelessness. Persons living rough outdoors feel invisible and disconnected from the surrounding community. And 80% of persons who are homeless are hidden from public view, temporarily on someone’s couch, staying in an emergency shelter or perhaps living in their car.

To find out more information and to locate events near you, click here