Tri-Cities Homelessness & Housing Task Group

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Criteria for Membership

The members of the Tri-Cities Homelessness Task Group have a commitment to achieving the Task Group’s mission, goals and objectives, and include federal and provincial government agencies; municipal governments; federal, provincial and municipal politicians; organizations either providing services to the homeless or having an interest in addressing homelessness in the Tri-Cities, local business and concerned citizens.

The criteria for eligibility for Task Group membership are:


  • oversight at some level of one or more of the 3 “essential elements” (housing, support services, and adequate income) of the solutions to homelessness, or
  • a provider of services which address one or more of the 3 essential elements, or • an intent to address one or more of the 3 essential elements and potential resources to commit.


  • resident of the Tri-Cities,
  • and experience and/or expertise in issues related to homelessness, and
  • time available for Task Group participation, including active participation in at least one subcommittee.

List of Member Organizations

BC Housing
City of Coquitlam
City of Port Coquitlam
City of Port Moody
Concerned Citizens
Coquitlam Public Library
Douglas College
Elizabeth Fry Society
Faith Groups in the Tri-Cities
Fraser Health Authority
Fraser Valley Regional Library
Hope for Freedom Society
Ministry of Children & Family Development
Ministry of Social Development
MLA – Coquitlam – Burke Mountain
MLA – Coquitlam-Maillardville
MLA – Port Coquitlam
MP – New Westminster-Coquitlam
New View Society
RCMP Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness
Salvation Army
Service Canada
SHARE Family & Community Services
Society for Community Development
Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce
Tri-Cities Homeless Shelter Society
Tri-Cities Housing Coalition
Tri-City Transitions Society
Vancity Credit Union