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Initiative Profiles


Portland Hotel Society

Lead Organization: Portland Hotel Society
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Serving: Vancouver

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Permanent semi-private accommodation with supports to persons with concurrent disorders takes the form of 86 single-occupancy units, each with its own bathroom, shared kitchens and some provision of meals. Eight mental health workers provide round-the-clock support and arrange for specialized services for residents.

About the Initiative

Types of Activities: Direct service provision, Housing provision, Client advocacy

Principal Clients: Substance abuse, Living with mental illness, Adults, Concurrent disorders, Hard-to-house, HIV / AIDS

Scope: Local

Setting: Urban

Started: January 1991 to: ongoing

Annual Budget: Greater than $250,000

Types of Funding: British Columbia Housing and Mortgage Corporation; Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

Offers Services In: English


Mailing Address: Portland Hotel Society
20 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1G6

Contact Person: Kerstin Stuerzbecher, Director of Operations




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This listing was last updated on: August 19, 2003

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