(250) 847-5211

Housing Program

Stacy Holland

Stacy Holland

Indigenous Housing Support Worker

Ph: (250) 847-5211 Ext: 214.     

Email: housing.support@dzelkant.com

The Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Society is pleased to welcome long-time Smithers resident and Lake Babine Nation member,  Stacy D. Holland to the housing team. 

Stacy’s role at the Friendship Centre is to provide ongoing support for people in our community who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness. Supporting his own wellness, Stacy likes to hike, spend time on the perimeter trail, bike and collect music records. 

Before devoting to full time work to the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre, Stacy has volunteered his time in many local cultural events to support his family and community.

The Indigenous Housing Support program recognizes the growing need for individualized housing support and advocacy for urban Indigenous people. The program aims to provide a high quality of culturally safe advocacy and support to those who are wishing to move toward greater housing stability including those who are currently:

  • homeless
  • at risk of homelessness
  • at risk of eviction
  • living in overcrowded and/or unsafe housing situations,
  • living long-term in motels
  • couch surfing,
  • fleeing violence/abuse
  • experiencing housing instability

Program hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm


Emma Loverin

Emma Loverin

Cultural Connections Worker - Housing


Ph: (250) 847-5211

The Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre is pleased to welcome Emma Loverin to our housing team!

Emma is from the Tahltan Nation, she is part of the Crow clan.

Emma was raised in Smithers BC and is passionate about supporting people in the community. In her spare time she likes to hike, paddle board, dirt bike, and ski.

Emma is available 8.30-3.30 Mon-Thursday to provide culturally safe supports to urban Indigenous people who wish to increase their housing stability and holistic health.

Davin Hrechka

Davin Hrechka

Homeless Outreach Worker

Email: outreach.support@dzelkant.com

Ph: (250) 847-5211 Ext: 209

The Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre is pleased to welcome Davin Hrechka to our housing team! Davin’s role is to support those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Smithers.

This program is in partership with Town of Smithers through a Strengthening Communities Grant through UBCM.