The purposes of the Society are:
- a) to assist individuals or families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless because of poverty by operating and maintaining programs and facilities to enable such persons to obtain shelter, services, and necessities to address their needs;
- b) to solicit and receive gifts, bequests, trusts, funds and property and beneficially, or as a trustee or agent, to hold, invest, develop, manage, accumulate and administer funds and property for the purposes of the Society, and for and to such other organizations as are “qualified donees” under the provisions of the Income Tax Act; and
- c) to undertake activities ancillary and incidental to the attainment of the aforementioned charitable purposes.
Burnaby is a city in which everyone has access to adequate and affordable housing, community support and adequate income
Working together to end homelessness in Burnaby
The Society to End Homelessness In Burnaby is committed to working with all levels of government, the health authority, social service agencies, businesses, faith communities, and concerned citizens to ensure the provision of housing, support services and adequate income for Burnaby residents who are without housing or at risk of homelessness in Burnaby.
This commitment demonstrates the Society Core Values to be: