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Wizard of Pawz – Community Dog Walkers program for PHS Residents in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

February 10, 2012 Leave a comment

Wizard of Pawz – A dog walking program for resident. Wizard of Pawz will be walking dogs every Tuesday at 11 AM. Please sign up with staff at the front desk of your building, at LifeSkills Centre or email

Staff and LifeSkills peers will be walking resident dogs.. and staff dogs if any staff dogs want walks.

Colin A says

We’ve dropped off a bunch of sign-up sheets at all the PHS buildings, so please encourage any dog owners to sign up. We’re going to start with once a week, every Tuesday beginning on Feb 21st. Any questions email:

Knowledge Exchange on Homelessness and Health in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

November 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Welcome and blessing: Sam George

Dr Stephen Hwang – Research Scientist at the Centre for Research on Innet City Health at St. Michael’s Hospital “Canadian Crisis – the Hidden Cost of Homelessness”

Dr. Anita Palepu – UBC Associate Member, General Internal Medicine

Tom Laviolette – Director of Project Development, PHS Community Services Society

Laura Cowan – Executive Director, Street Health Community Nursing Foundation, Toronto

Michael Shapcott – Wellesley Institute, Toronto

 Sean Spear – Associate Director, RainCity Housing

 Meghan Thumath – Vancouver Coastal Health Clinical Practice Initiatives Lead, HIV/AIDS “Impact on Homelessness on HIV/AIDS and Approaches to Care and Treatment”

 Craig Crawford (Acting) Vice President of Operations, BC Housing

 Dr Bruce MacLaurin – Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, U of C “Preventing Homelessness: Developing the Homelessness Asset & Risk Tool (HART) Bruce MacLaurin on behalf of the HART Research Team”

Wendy Muckle – Executive Director, Ottawa Inner City Health “Understanding What Works – Breaking Down Barriers to Housing and Healthy Living for Women

Liz Evans – Executive Director, PHS Community Services Society “SIS: Fight for Change

Saturday morning pancake at Woodwards Housing in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

May 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Delicious pancakes were cooked up by Dan, our generous chef to feed hungry residents.

AHA MEDIA at Woodwards Community Housing Christmas Day Dinner in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

December 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Many thanks to PHS Community Services Society, Jerry, Paulo, Leah, Dennis and many other wonderful volunteers who helped make a happy holiday season for Woodwards Residents in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

AHA MEDIA at Woodward’s Christmas pancake breakfast in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES)

December 4, 2010 1 comment

The Woodward’s Atrium was transformed into a beautiful place to have early morning pancakes with friends and family in Vancouver Downtown Eastside (DTES).