This is Neighbourocity News

We are a city of caring neighbours. Together we are improving lives, creating impact and building hope. Read our stories.

This is Neighbourocity News

We are a city of caring neighbours. Together we are improving lives, creating impact and building hope. Read our stories.

Building healthy habits helps in long-term addiction recovery

Building healthy habits helps in long-term addiction recovery

Building healthy habits helps in long-term addiction recovery Central City Foundation believes in investing in community-led programs like Pacifica Treatment Centre’s new daily exercise program. Through exercise clients at Pacifica are creating healthy habits that can...

PACE Society: Building walls, tearing down barriers

When Brenna Bezanson made the transition out of sex work, she faced stigma surrounding her former profession. PACE Society was a place where she was accepted for who she is and supported her while she explored new options.  After working hard with PACE to rebuild...

Tom Syer: It’s good to be compassionate

After years of working in high stress government and business environments and starting a family, I felt a strong need to give back to my community. Fortunately a unique and wonderful opportunity to connect in a more grassroots, direct way was awaiting me. A former...

Join us at Fair in the Square 2017

On Sunday, May 28th, Central City Foundation and Vancouver Community College will host the 11th annual Fair in the Square - a no-cost community fair for inner city residents and neighbours from across Vancouver. More than 3,000 people are expected to join us in...

Reel Youth: New camera equipment, new opportunities

When Max Paquin moved to Vancouver from Montreal as a teenager, he spoke almost no English and struggled to connect with his peers at school. His single mother encouraged him to get involved with Reel Youth, where he learned to express himself through the...

Supporting women overcome addiction at New Dawn

It’s not often that a bathroom or sauna can help change a life, but for the women at Chrysalis Society’s New Dawn house, that is exactly the case. “When I saw the sauna I was ecstatic,” says Kaylee. “Just to get a moment of peace helps me get back into...

Supporting Indigenous cultural healing at BC Women’s Hospital

Central City Foundation is proud to be the funding partner of the new Indigenous Outdoor Sacred Healing Space at BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. Jennifer Johnstone spoke at the unveiling of the new space on November 16, 2016, where Indigenous women...

Megaphone Magazine launches new mobile payments app

Central City Foundation’s partnership with Megaphone Magazine exemplifies our strong commitment to supporting programs that provide services that help people thrive by offering innovative opportunities for employment. Earlier this fall,...