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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

  • 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.


  • Car Sharing Partnership Win Win for Surrey - Kyle Benning / Surrey Now, May 6, 2014 SURREY — The City of Surrey and Modo, a car co-op, have teamed up to bring more options for car-sharing to the city. DeLois Cook, manager of facilities and infrastructure at Pacific Community Resources Society, uses Modo vehicles for business and personal use. Her office is located across the street from the Surrey Central SkyTrain Station, and for DeLois, the service is perfect.


  • Toque Tuesday is Here - More than 200,000 Canadians do not have a home. Families with children are the fastest growing group of citizens experiencing homelessness. On Toque Tuesday, you can help. Lookout Society and Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) are proud community partners in Raising the Roof’s annual National Toque Campaign. PCRS offers services from Vancouver to Chilliwack serving over 9,000 people a year. Among their many services, they provide housing for at-risk youth and adults in Vancouver, Chilliwack and Surrey. Lookout Society offers services in Vancouver, New Westminster, Burnaby and the North Shore. They have four homeless shelters, 17 buildings with supported housing, street outreach staff and a drop-in centre.