URM’s Outreach Team provides support, assistance, and programming for members of our community. Our Outreach Workers build meaningful relationships by coming alongside with conversation and care. Starting with a hot meal, and then growing into so much more, the goal of our Outreach Team is to meet the needs of the whole person – physically and spiritually.
Our Outreach Department has an on-site, registered social worker (RSW, BSW), a licensed counselor/Pastor, and outreach workers to assist with housing, medical and dental care, detox/treatment centers, income assistance, court requirements, employment opportunities and education options.
Services & Programs Offered (Free of charge):
- Laundry facility
- Emergency Items – Clothing (everything, including underwear!); blankets; sleeping bags, pillows, tarps, etc.
- Toiletry Items – Shampoo; conditioner; hand soap; feminine hygiene products; deodorant; razors; toothbrush/toothpaste; etc.
- Storage Shed Program – Available for guests to access and store their personal belongings.
- Chapel, Monday to Friday at 11:30 am
We are active members of many different committees, such as the COOL (Camp Outreach Okanagan Liaison) Team, Partners in Action, Annual Homeless Camp Census, Emergency Food Action Network, Centerville Neighbourhood Council, and more.