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

Volunteer Stories: Natalie

I’m from France, I’ve been in Canada for two and a half years. Two years in Montreal and now six months in Victoria. I’m the volunteer coordinator here and I’ve been volunteering for Anawim for five months. I like how people here are very respectful to each other. I’m always surprised to see their smiles.…

Elliot’s Story (Volunteer)

I’ve been volunteering here quite a bit and I work as well, so I’m pretty busy at the moment. I’ve done all sorts of jobs in the past: landscaping, painting, security, cooking… I have lots of experience dealing with people who are unusual, quirky and odd. I seem to attract them. I must be a…

Joe’s Story (Resident)

I’m from Alberta. I quit high school and jumped on the drilling rigs when I was 18 and made a boat-load of cash. I did that for two years and then the economy crashed and I was left without a job but a raging drug addiction. I moved to Vancouver after I screwed over the…

Anawim’s Collaborative Community Art Show

Collaborative Community Art Show brings colour to the lives of Victoria’s most needy   VICTORIA, BC – Anawim House’s Collaborative Community Art Show will bring the community together in artistic expression to raise both awareness and funds for Anawim House. Anawim helps Victoria’s homeless and those living in poverty by providing drop-in services and transitional living.  Anawim’s Collaborative…

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