AHA MEDIA discovers UGM Women’s Drop In Centre on Hastings and Princess in Vancouver being demolished!

AHA MEDIA while traveling on the Bus going Eastbound on Hastings Street was surprised to discover the UGM ( Union Gospel Mission) Women’s Centre being demolished!

The following three photos were taken from inside of a moving bus going Eastbound into Strathcona along Hastings Street.

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The demolition of the former UGM Women’s Drop In Centre is at the corner of  Hastings and Princess Streets

The following three photos were taken from inside of a moving bus going Westbound into Vancouver Downtown Eastside along Hastings Street.

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Sources say that the UGM Women’s Drop In Centre was bulldozed to make way for new supportive women’s housing to be built.

http://www.ugm.ca/our_services/facilities/womensdropin.aspx

Women’s Drop-in Centre

 
601 E Hastings St., Vancouver BC, V6A 1R2
Contact:  Cyndi, Skye or Adrienne
Phone:      604.253.3735
Email:      contact@ugm.ca
Hours of Operation:
MWF: 10am – Noon
Tues/Thurs: 3pm – 6pm
Services Provided:
Community Drop-in centre for women, hot meals, free clothing, safe environment, supportive counselling, referrals.
Description:The Women’s Drop-in Centre is open to women and their children, and provides a loving and safe environment for all who visit. Free clothing, personal care items, counselling, referrals and prayer are also offered. Hours are listed above.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, coffee, tea and snacks are provided between 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, and a hot, nutritious meal is served at 5:00 pm.

Free Clothing
Available during drop in hours

Karaoke and Knit Crochet Group
Tuesdays

Bingo
Thursdays: 4-5pm

Movie Matinee and Crafts
Friday

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