(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

 

Dustyn Standbridge

Dustyn Standbridge

Houston Housing Support Worker

Ph: (250) 845-2131     Email: housing.support@dzelkant.com

Dustyn Standbridge

Houston Housing Support Worker

Email: Houston.housing@dzelkant.com

Ph: (250) 845-2131

Dustyn was born and raised in Houston and is always looking for new ways to be involved in the community. She is passionate about holistic health and well-being and has diploma in Kinesiology through the College of New Caledonia. She is currently working toward her certification in Canadian Society Exercise Physiology.

Dustyn comes to the Houston Friendship Centre with experience working and volunteering in organizations such as Salvation Army, Farmers Market and Houston Link to Learning. She has a certification in nutritional advising and national coaching and is thrilled to be in a role where she can support her clients with their housing goals and tenancy challenges.

Dustyn is located at the Houston Friendship Centre (3383 11 St.
Houston, BC)

Program hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm

Emma Loverin

Emma Loverin

Cultural Connections Worker - Housing

Emma Loverin

Cultural Connections Worker – Housing

Email: Cultural.connections@dzelkant.com

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.