Central City Foundation Media Information
Recent News Releases:
- Report finds essential front line community workers experiencing extraordinary stress and trauma from opioid crisis, provides new insights into solving crisis December 11, 2017 Life-saving staff and volunteers at front line community organizations are experiencing high levels of stress, trauma and burnout from the deadly opioid epidemic. A report released today by Central City Foundation says that more support is needed from other foundations, government and the broader community to begin solving the crisis. Central City Foundation conducted in-depth interviews ... Read more
- New directors join Central City Foundation board of directors October 4, 2017 Central City Foundation, a Vancouver charity that has been helping neighbours build hope in the inner city for more than a hundred years, is pleased to welcome four new directors to its board. Joining the board of directors are Navdeep Gill of Sandpiper Group, Craig McMillan of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lana Eagle, an indigenous relations strategist, and Leslie ... Read more
- Central City Foundation awarded for work in re-opening Ashnola at the Crossing July 12, 2017 Central City Foundation was honoured by Pacific ￼￼￼￼￼Community Resources Society with their Community Recognition Award. “You were nominated for your fantastic and collaborative work with PCRS as well as all your work with the Crossing opening for treatment once again,” said Steven Esau, director of addiction services with PCRS. Jennifer Johnstone, President and CEO of Central City ... Read more
- BC young people can access long-term residential treatment for addictions again as Keremeos facility reopens April 4, 2017 Long term residential treatment for youth with addictions at The Crossing in Keremeos, which was closed in March 2015, is now available again, thanks to the work of Central City Foundation, its donors and partners. Now called Ashnola at the Crossing, the facility took in its first residents in March 2017. Ashnola at the Crossing is ... Read more
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