Thank you to all who came to the Co:Here Neighbours Event on Saturday, April 30th. People from Co:Here, Grandview Calvary Baptist Church, Salsbury Community Society, Innovative Housing Consultants and Yellowridge Construction were pleased to meet you, listen to your comments and answer any questions you had.
Soon you will begin noticing construction activity at the south-west corner of East First Avenue and Victoria Drive. Co:Here is developing affordable housing considering not only the questions of affordability and support but that of isolation and disconnection between people.
Paul J. Pastor, Church for Vancouver: In 1989, at 26 years of age, Tim Dickau became pastor of Grandview Calvary Baptist Church, just off Commercial Drive, on 1st Avenue in east Vancouver. The church, which had been founded in 1908, was dying.
By Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier Salsbury Community Society doesnt want low-income residents of a housing project slated for East First Avenue and Victoria Drive to be mere clients in need of help. Johanna Suttor-Doerksen, community housing director for the non-profit society and registered charity, said the model of a service provider with knowledge, skills and expertise and a client in need can create barriers. Read the complete article here: Non-profit explains controversial supportive housing plan…