On Friday, March 29 we were part of the official opening event for the first of two modular housing projects in Chilliwack. It really does take a village to make changes and only by working together can we address crucial issues like addressing homelessness.
All levels and types of government, people throughout the community sharing tasks and knowledge, all working towards a collective goal – ending homelessness.
What will happen on this site in Chilliwack?
is clearly a need for more affordable housing in Chilliwack. The modular
housing will open in April 2019 and tenanting will begin towards the end of the
will be provided meals and have access to life and employment skills training,
and receive health and wellness support services to assist them in overcoming health
and other challenges in order to maintaining their housing.
responsibilities include property management, operations management, and tenant
selection in collaboration with BC Housing and community partners. Once people
move in, staff provide 24/7 on site support to tenants.
An invitation to join the
Community Advisory Committee
If you are a community member – either a business owner or
residents – that lives and/or works near 45944 Yale Road, you may be
interesting becoming a member of the Community Advisory Committee for this modular
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) monitors
progress and discusses issues and works towards constructive solutions to
issues. It plays a key role in addressing concerns and helping to
successfully integrate the building and its residents into the community.
The committee includes:
Members of the Community (5 to 7
residents and/or businesses)