The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

— Mahatma Gandhi
1

87% of British Columbians recognize that people who have been chronically homeless need on-site support services with their housing.

— Street to Home/Angus Reid Survey

Community Justice

The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society offers several programs and services to meet the needs of clients in Kamloops, to do this we have three focus areas of programming: Community Justice, Housing, and Women and Youth Support.

The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society is committed to improving and addressing issues related to justice, particularly as they are relevant to individuals within the community of Kamloops. These programs and services work to address issues related to poverty, homelessness and criminalization on an individual, social and structural level by minimizing barriers that individuals may experience, by meeting the diverse needs of marginalized people in the community, and by fostering the individual’s personal growth and self sufficiency. The following Community Justice programs and services are available.

Program Slides-3

Legal Aid

Poverty Law Advocacy Program

Courtwork Program

Changing the Face of Poverty

Library/ Pretrial Program- Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre