The fourth of four modular housing programs RainCity opened in 2019, Trethewey was the second one to operate in Chilliwack. It’s located south of downtown in a residential/light industrial part of Chilliwack. It has 46 units, including 5 wheelchair accessible units.
To provide transitional housing and work with program participants on their self-identified and directed goals, and liaise with community resources, including health and social services.
WHO IS INVOLVED
Low-income individuals 19 years of age or older who live in the community, have a history of homelessness, and who need additional support services to maintain housing.
WHAT IT IS
All 46 tenants receive support from a staff team made up by a combination of Tenant Support Workers, Indigenous Cultural Liaison Workers and a Peer Specialist. One meal a day is provided and there is a safe use room as part of our Peer Witness Program. Each unit is furnished with a bed, dresser, small table and chairs and an armchair, has a kitchenette with a microwave, hot plate and small fridge, and its own bathroom. And we welcome pets!