Stories

It is impossible to describe a typical day in Newcastle Place.  Born as it was in a flurry of action with the quick dismantling of Nanaimo’s Tent City in 2018, and the rapid pulling together of “temporary” accommodation for its former residents, Newcastle began in...

The New Samaritan Place will offer 51 supportive housing units as well as 14 shorter term “bridge to housing” beds for women and 1 unit for a family. Building on the legacy of ICCS’s flagship program, Samaritan House, this new program will offer even more...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On a winter day in December last year, I drive out to Orca Place in Parksville to meet up with two participants of Project Rise. The new ICCS program aims to deliver pre-employment and employment skills training as well as work placement opportunities to people...