Empowered People Embracing Life

Anawim House is a refuge, a home, a meeting ground, and a source of hope for many of Victoria’s street community.

Each Year Anawim Provides

more than 13,500 meals

approximately 35,000 cups of coffee!

at least 1,800 showers

more than 1,800 loads of laundry

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We gratefully accept donations from individuals, as well as other organizations.

We gratefully accept donations from individuals, as well as other organizations.

"We are encouraged to advance so that doors can open for us"

Latest News


February 2016 in review

February 2016 was a big month for Anawim House. This month saw an increase in the number of exciting programs and initiatives available to our residents and guests, as well as some big news! Some of our new initiatives are: Shifting Gears  Shifting Gears is a new program brought to us Leadership Victoria. This program…

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A message from Anawim’s Senior Resident

Pepper the Cat reporting in! I have a special mission and I need your help! I’m the senior resident around here at Anawim. I climbed through windows 19 years ago, and I’ve been here ever since. Don’t say I’m getting old, I prefer ‘experienced.” I was homeless once, so I have a great affinity for the…

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Gentrification on the Waterways

Rough Tides for those Living on the Water Last week we said homelessness comes in many forms. It also occurs in unexpected places. We are familiar with people avoiding homelessness by turning to emergency shelters, or even sleeping in a tent in the park and other public spaces. It often goes unrecognized that some people…

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