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Vancouver weighs launching ‘supported campsite’ program for the homeless
Small, city-endorsed sites would aim to increase security and services for unhoused
Columbian, May 24, 2021

Vancouver city councilors voiced their approval for a plan that would create several formal, supported campsites around the city for people experiencing homelessness.

The idea is to create temporary and safe spaces for unhoused people where they can find some stability, Jamie Spinelli, Vancouver’s homeless resources coordinator, told the city councilors during their meeting Monday afternoon. 

In addition to helping residents access health, employment and housing services, the supported campsites would also help mitigate some of the community impacts of homelessness such as trash, sanitation and crime, she said ...

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