Preventing Homelessness

Provides outreach and support to individuals who are absolutely homeless , and offers services to individuals and families at risk of homelessness . Services include accompaniment to appointments, assistance with immediate physical and safety needs, advocacy, and referrals to housing and community organizations.

Serving: White Rock, Surrey, Langley, and Delta.

Office hours are 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday.

Preventing Homelessness Team

Tanya Tomma Aboriginal Housing Outreach Worker

tanya.tomma@frafca.org

Aboriginal Homeless outreach Program supports individuals that are absolutely homeless and offers support to families that are at risk of homelessness . Services include accompaniment access to shelters, transition houses, second stage housing, and recovery programs in the suggested serviced areas. This program allows the client have immediate answers to Safety, Food, Hygiene, Health and Wellness programs. Tanya Tomma is from the Secwepemc Nation has been in the field for over ten years serving Aboriginal families with great dignity.

Pam O'neil Homeless Prevention Worker

pam.oneil@frafca.org

Pam O’Neill has recently joined the Housing Team within FRAFCA.
Pam has worked in human services for over 25 years in Health, Child and Youth Care and Social Work within a population health framework. Her career as a social justice advocate began in Ontario and this work has taken her to PEI, Northern Alberta and now British Columbia.

Pam has worked primarily with organizations who provide services in areas of: Residential Treatment, Foster Care, Group Care, Supported Independent Living, and Family Intervention.

She has earned a Bachelor of Child and Youth Development as well as becoming certified in Interested Based Conflict Resolution from the University of Prince Edward Island. Pam moved to the lower mainland to be able to spend more time with her grown children and spends her free time horseback riding the trails of beautiful BC.

Louise Sallai Key Worker

louise.sallai@frafca.org

Louise Sallai is working on her Bachelors of Art Degree at the University of the Fraser Valley in Criminal Justice. She has over five years of experience working with people that are homeless and that face marginalization barriers within our communities from being a support worker at the Salvation Army Shelter and Elizabeth Fry Society of the Greater Vancouver area. Louise has a strong understanding of the Harm Reduction Model after working three years with the Lookout Emergency Aid Society’s Positive Point Needle Distribution.

In her spare time she enjoys volunteering with the Surrey RCMP Restorative Justice Program as a youth mentor by helping youth complete their agreements to rectify the harm that was cause by their actions. Louise lives in the South Surrey area and she is a mother of one beautiful daughter.

Holli Wilson Intake Worker

holli.wilson@frafca.org

Contact

Address:A101-10095 Whalley Boulevard
Surrey, BC V3T 4G1
Mailing:A101-10095 Whalley Boulevard
Surrey, BC V3T4G1
Phone:604-595-1170
Fax:604-595-1176
Email:tanya.tomma@frafca.org