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WISH Drop-In Centre

330 Alexander Street

Vancouver, BC V6A 1C3

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Please join us for WISH Up-Close, featuring special guest speaker, Libby Davies, and help raise $10,000 for our Supportive Employment Program!


For 35 years, the WISH Drop-In Centre Society has worked to improve the health, safety, and well-being of women involved in Vancouver's street-based sex trade. Come for an afternoon of food, stories, and community, as we welcome you into the Drop-In Centre and share the unique and rewarding work WISH is proud to undertake every day.


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We are honoured to welcome long time former MP, Author and Activist, Libby Davies as our special guest speaker. Libby has been a social activist for 45 plus years and began as a community organizer in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside in 1972. She was elected to Vancouver City Council for 5 consecutive terms, 1982-1993. As the Member of Parliament for Vancouver East for six consecutive terms, 1997-2015, she became NDP House Leader, (2003-2011) and Deputy Leader (2007-2015). Libby continues to be an outspoken advocate for human rights, housing, peace, and social justice. She was awarded the Order of Canada in 2016.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to see firsthand the work WISH does to support some of Vancouver's most vulnerable women - those who rely on street-based sex work. Without alternative sources of financial support, sex-working women are often forced to take dangerous dates that they might otherwise avoid.The WISH Supportive Employment Program helps women develop the skills and experience to generate income from mainstream employment, and reduce their reliance on sex work.


Here's how your contributions will help:

  • $55 pays one woman's wages for a shift in the Peer Safety Patrol Program

  • $100 will train two women for the Peer Volunteer Program

  • $250 covers one woman's training for the Peer Safety Patrol Program.

  • $500 prepares one woman to enter mainstream employment




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