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A Resource Centre for Drug Users in the Downtown Eastside: Report and Recommendations

Publication type: 
Project Proposal / Grant Application
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The document is a report and recommendations presented to Health Canada and the Vancouver/Richmond Health Board by the steering committee appointed to establish a resource centre for drug users in the downtown eastside. The recommendations were developed through extensive community and stakeholder consultation processes. The document provides background on the process of developing the resource centre; details about the steering committee; recommendations that include issues around detox and addiction treatment, inter-governmental partnerships, vision and guiding principles, the governance structure, location and component plans, security concerns, phased implementation, resources for self-help, and research and evaluation.
community centre; community services; downtown eastside; DTES; project proposal; social support; support services