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The Hope For Freedom Society operates a program of outreach to persons homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Tri-Cities under contract to BC Housing. Two outreach workers seek out homeless persons where they live, establishing contact, developing rapport and connecting them with available resources and services when they are ready. Hope for Freedom also operates the Homeless Resource Centre at Northside Church (Kingsway Campus) in Port Coquitlam with shower facilities, counselling and job search support.

Rob Thiessen, Managing Director, Hope For Freedom Society 604-729-4972
Lisa Batista, Outreach Coordinator, 604-830-1528 or

The SHARE food bank depot at Trinity United Church, 2211 Prairie Ave, Port Coquitlam which operates Wednesdays from 12:00 – 2:00 PM provides assistance to homeless persons who attend the food bank.

Joyce Lissimore, 604-612-0778 or

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