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Poverty Reduction Project

Work group talking about ways to reduce poverty in Surrey

A Collaborative Project to Reduce Poverty in Surrey

In 2010, 16% of Surrey residents live in poverty. This is too many families.

THIS: is how we end poverty in Surrey

THIS (transportation, housing, income and support) is a collaborative project to reduce poverty in Surrey.

The Poverty Reduction Plan, THIS is How we End Poverty in Surrey, offers recommendations for reducing poverty in Surrey. The Fact Sheets highlight key facts and figures on poverty in Surrey.

Community dialogue process included the Surrey community in the development and implementation of the Plan. Let's Make THIS Happen community forum is the most recent community engagement event.

Low Cost & Free Resources

Learn about low cost and free resources in Surrey through the interactive map or online brochures.

Low Cost & Free project addresses recommendations of the Poverty Reduction Plan through increasing access to information regarding low cost and free services in Surrey.

Connecting Community to Surrey Youth Leaving Care

Connecting Community is engaging the Surrey community to do a radical rethinking of the ways in which youth are supported when they transition from government care, at age 19, into adulthood.

Poverty Forum 2012

Let's Make THIS Happen

Over the past year, the City of Surrey has been participating in THIS (transportation, housing, income and support) a collaborative project [...]

Young mother with her two children on her lap.

Poverty Reduction Plan

Have a look through the Poverty Reduction Plan and see the specific actions the City and local community groups can take to tackle poverty i [...]

Family walking in Surrey.

Fact Sheets

Review the Fact Sheets to see the current data related to poverty in Surrey.