People at Risk of or Experiencing Homelessness

Pathways to Engagement and Employment Readiness or "Peer Employment" provides participants with informal and flexible work placements in a safe and welcoming environment. Participants engage with other peers and undertake a variety of jobs or tasks that benefit their community and support vulnerable community members. Peer employment empowers people to contribute to their community while receiving an income or income support.

Eligible Participants

Unemployed British Columbians at risk of or experiencing homelessness and in need of a range of social service and housing supports.


Program supports are customized to support participant needs. Types of supports could include participation in skills training, mental health and addictions services or housing referrals.

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