It’s that giving time of year

It’s that giving time of year

VIMHS relies on the generosity and kindness of the community and people from all walks of life The VIMHS Annual Appeal is sent out in December each year, accompanied by the personal story of a resident living in VIMHS housing. It’s delivered by post and email to our...

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B.C. municipalities pass bylaws targeting homeless

B.C. municipalities pass bylaws targeting homeless

New regulations preventing people from panhandling, sitting on sidewalks or sleeping in recreational vehicles and public spaces are making their way through B.C.’s suburbs and small communities, as those areas see increases in homelessness. Maple Ridge, a suburb of...

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It’s that giving time of year

It’s that giving time of year

VIMHS relies on the generosity and kindness of the community and people from all walks of life The VIMHS Annual Appeal is sent out in December each year, accompanied by the personal story of a resident living in VIMHS housing. It’s delivered by post and email to our...

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It’s that giving time of year

VIMHS relies on the generosity and kindness of the community and people from all walks of life The VIMHS Annual Appeal is sent out in December each year, accompanied by the personal story of a resident living in VIMHS housing. It’s delivered by post and email to our...

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VIMHS Currents for November 2019…read it here!

It's that giving time of year...Plus...Stories of recovery and service. A major rebuild of the VIMHS Rosehill site will deliver 23 units of new affordable housing in Nanaimo. Spotlight on VIMHS programs: Hearing Voices and Mental Health First Aid...and more. Download...

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Donald Fraser’s story of mental illness and recovery

AUDIO | Donald Fraser lives and works in Nanaimo, British Columbia. He’s a peer support worker with Island Health, interacting with and serving the needs of clients with mental health and substance use concerns. Half of his time is spent in outreach to homeless...

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