Brightside Community Homes Foundation
#300 – 905 West Pender Street,
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 1L6

P: (604) 684 3515
F: (604) 684 3677

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #10 – May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 This week we want to take a moment to thank you, the Brightside residents, that make Brightside a true community. These past weeks have indeed been challenging for most all of us, but it has been your continued care for the social welfare of your neighbours, your community, and the Brightside team, […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (May 22)

Resources Protect Yourself from Scams and Fraud Scammers and fraudsters are taking advantage of people’s fears and anxiety over COVID-19. These scams can take many forms, including text messages, phone calls, or emails. They may claim to be a government agency, healthcare provider, or research company, and may offer help applying for CERB, tests for […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #09 – May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020 This week marked the start of “Phase 2” of the BC Restart Plan. With select retailers and services already beginning to reopen, Vancouverites will be cautiously and gradually re-emerging. If you decide to go out, expect things to be a little different. Social-distancing measures will be in place, and you may see […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (May 15)

Resources It can be confusing to know which “-1-1” number to call when you need assistance, so we hope this graphic will help! We’ve included a few situational examples below. And remember, if you require urgent medical care, or if you fear for your immediate safety, you should always call 9-1-1. Note there is also […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #08 – May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020 British Columbia’s progress in “flattening the curve” prompted the provincial government to release details about BC’s Restart Plan – a careful, multi-phase approach toward collective recovery. BC’s phased Restart Plan is not intended to be an immediate “return to normal,” but rather a cautious and gradual reintroduction of select activities and services. […]

New Brightside Board of Director Appointments

After recently increasing our Board from 9 to 12, Brightside is very excited to welcome five new outstanding individuals to our Board of Directors: Frank Chong, BC Financial Services Authority Aran Clarke, Concert Properties Darren Sauer, Wales McLelland Construction Alison Silgardo, Senior Services Society Joan Braun, Vista Law Group One goal that we strongly believe […]

Do-It-Yourself Cloth Face Mask

When surgical masks are not available, a homemade mask (like a bandanna) may offer some protection. Homemade masks can be used by sick people to help prevent spreading the virus to other people, by reducing the amount of the sick person’s droplets that get into the air. Note that wearing a face mask is not […]

Resources: COVID-19 Supports & Activities (May 8)

Resources Below you will find a list of more resources available to BC Residents. While we do our best to ensure that the information we provide is up to date, information about available services changes frequently. We encourage you to contact these services providers directly or visit their websites if you would like further information. […]

Brightside COVID-19 Brief #07 – May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 Be kind, be calm, and be safe. As we all continue to push forward in our efforts to “flatten the curve” and make things safer for everyone, Dr. Bonnie Henry’s early advice to British Columbians is as relevant today as ever. While we all remain safe at home and practice physical distancing, […]

Hey Neighbour! I’m Self-Isolating

Door Hanger Info & Instructions The Self-Isolation Door Hanger was created for Brightside residents who are self-isolating and want to let their neighbours know, or who simply want to bring awareness. The door hanger was delivered to all Brightside residents on May 1st, 2020 along with Brightside COVID-19 Brief #06. Place the door hanger on […]

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