Who We Help

HomeStart Foundation serves people in need from all faiths, social and cultural backgrounds. Our clients are referred to our services by our active member agencies. Our partners work with refugees, women’s transition shelters, youth, families in crisis, mental health and other disabilities.

“Thank you for all the lovely furniture, you helped me begin my life again.”

Our member agencies

  • AIDS Vancouver
  • Aboriginal Mother Centre
  • ATIRA – Stopping the Violence
  • Battered Women’s Support Services
  • Carnegie Outreach Program
  • Chimo Crisis Services – Nova House & Outreach
  • Circle of Eagles Lodge Society
  • Coast Mental Health Foundation – Coast Outreach Services
  • Coast Mental Health Foundation – Supported Housing Division
  • Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre
  • Elizabeth Fry Society
  • First United Church
  • FSGV – Preservation and Reunification
  • Helping Spirit Lodge Society
  • Jesus Way Fellowship
  • Journey Home Community
  • Kettle Friendship Society
  • Kinbrace Community Society
  • Kitsilano Christian Community Church
  • La coopérative d’immigration-Le Relais Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique.
  • Lookout Society – Yukon
  • Lookout Housing & Health Society
  • Lu’Ma Native Housing
  • McLaren Housing Society
  • More Than a Roof Mennonite Housing Soc.
  • Mosaic (Building Blocks Vancouver)
  • MPA – Phoenix Apartments
  • Providence Heath Care – Department of Social Work
  • RainCity Housing – Bridget Moran Pl, Princess Rooms, Biltmore, Lux, Marguerite Ford, LGBTQ Youth, Budzy, ACT team, HOP
  • Salvation Army Belkin House
  • Salvation Army Grace Mansion
  • Salvation Army Harbourlight
  • Spirit of the Children Society
  • St. Leonards Society of North Vancouver
  • Tsawwassen First Nation
  • Union Gospel Mission
  • Unitarian Church of Vancouver
  • Vancouver Rape Relief
  • VCH – Cambie Older Adult Mental Health & Addictions
  • VCH – Community Transition Team
  • VCH – Healthiest Babies Possible/YPP
  • VCH -Stop Team- Vancouver Native Health
  • VCH Vancouver – Raven Song
  • VCH – Youth Intensive Case Management
  • Vi Fineday Family Shelter
  • Watari
  • Westcoast Family Centres Society