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Pacific Community Resources

Pacific Community Resources is an award winning, accredited, not-for-profit society serving Lower Mainland communities since 1984.

The agency provides alternate education, employment, addiction counselling and prevention services, housing support, and cultural enrichment for children, youth, adults and families.

We partner with individuals, businesses, other agencies and governments to ensure access to effective, high-quality community resources for people who are often vulnerable or marginalized from society.

Pacific Community Resources is committed to community-based research, advocacy, and community development to identify service gaps and strategies to address social problems such as poverty, child abuse, mental health, substance abuse, violence and homelessness.

We currently deliver more than 40 programs serving thousands of individuals from Vancouver to Chilliwack.

Our Mission
Our mission is to work in partnership with communities, other agencies and government ministries to ensure access to responsive, effective, accountable, quality services and housing for children, youth, adults and families.

PCRS' Vision
Our vision is one of healthy, civic, and productive people living in socially sustainable, safe, and caring communities.

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PCRS Updates

  • Disadvantaged youth finding life, employability skills at Pacific Community Resources Society - BY IAN AUSTIN, THE PROVINCE DECEMBER 15, 2014 Alysha has emerged from anxiety and depression to a job at Starbucks after successfully completing the Baristas Training Program at the not-for-profit Pacific Community Resources Society.

  • Free Resources Help Low-Income Youth - Nicolle Hodges - Surrey Leader, Nov 7, 2014. For local youth living in poverty, the line between striving and surviving is at risk of widening. But Surrey libraries and community centres are aiming to help disadvantaged youth by offering them access to a variety of free, quality resources.

  • District of North Vancouver Endorses Social Service Policy - Jeremy Shepherd - North Shore News, June 1, 2014. District council voted unanimously Monday to support a new social policy framework designed to bring about greater co-ordination between provincial ministries and community agencies. "We are reminded again and again - often by the very civil servants who work with them - of the jurisdictional silos that exist in the provincial and federal governments," said Bill McMichael, vice-president of Pacific Community Resources Society.