Tag Archive for: Emergency Shelter

Letter to editor from Chief Elsner on homelessness in our region. Read more

John Ducker, former police office and former member of the Coalition’s Management Committee speaks out. Read more

MLA Rob Fleming encourages the city to look beyond the proposed ‘tent city’. Read more

Concerned residents gathered in Topaz Park in reaction to a proposed outdoor shelter pilot in the park. Read more

The Times Colonist`s Bill Cleverley asks if the reaction to the propsed Topaz Park outdoor shelter will create backlash. Read more

Mayor Lisa Help and fellow Councillors met with people opposed to Topaz Park ‘tent city’. Read more

Les Leyne shares his opinion on the proposed Topaz Park outdoor shelter. Read more

Debate has risen over a proposed tent city, more properly known as a “designated tenting area” in Victoria. All Points West host Robyn Burns speaks with Mayor Lisa Helps and Councillor Geoff Young to find out more. Read more

The Mayor of Victoria is apologizing for roll out of Topaz Park outdoor shelter pilot project. Read more

Topaz Park has been identified as a potential site for a pilot outdoor shelter. Read more

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca