Information & Referral Services

Program Description:

Information & Referral Services operates from the Strathcona Community Policing Centre’s street front office to address resident’s day-to-day crime and safety concerns and promote crime prevention and safety for the Strathcona neighbourhood. Interaction can be something simple as to providing direction and water to taking major reports for Lost & Found, theft from auto and discarded needles.

Program Highlights:

  • Help people connect with their missing loved ones in DTES
  • Track and return Lost and Found belongings
  • Connect people in need with the Vancouver Police Department, City of Vancouver and various social services

Skill learned:

  • Public speaking
  • Conflict resolution
  • Report writing