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Initiative Profiles


Lower Mainland Cold/Wet Weather Strategy

Lead Organization: (Lead organization unknown)
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Serving: Greater Vancouver

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The Cold/Wet Weather Initiative is a network of community organizations, shelter providers, government, and health authorities in the lower mainland functioning cooperatively in response to the problem of homelessness. The initiative is committed to the implementation and continuation of accessible shelter service with regards to local needs during inclement weather.

About the Initiative

Types of Activities: Service co-ordination, Service management, Shelter provision, Public education, Organizational capacity dev.

Principal Clients: Youth, Adults

Scope: Regional

Setting: Urban / Rural

Started: January 1998 to: ongoing

Annual Budget: Greater than $250,000

Types of Funding: SCPI, provincial Ministry of Human Resources, Vancouver/Richmond Health Board, City of Vancouver, Central City Mission Foundation, Vancouver Community Mental Health, donations.

Offers Services In: English


Mailing Address: Lower Mainland Cold/Wet Weather Strategy
n/a, Vancouver, British Columbia n/a

Contact Person: James Pratt, Administrative Support



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This listing was last updated on: November 6, 2006

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