The Phoenix Centre is the Society’s first design prototype of an integrated addiction services centre based on a collaborative community social and economic development model. Galvanized by winning the Vancity Million Dollar Award in 2004, the Phoenix Centre opened in March 2007. Some programs in this building include but are not limited to:
13686-94A Avenue, Surrey, BC
Surrey has the largest urban Aboriginal community outside of Vancouver. A unique partnership with two aboriginal Elders, Old Hands and Alannah Atley, established the Raven Healing Grounds at the rear of the Phoenix Centre property in a beautiful natural setting under towering trees. The Elders and residents have built two traditional sweat lodges (one for men, one for women).
It is a beautiful healing place for people looking for a place to find inner healing, while making new friends, finding support from others and looking for alternative ways to heal from addiction, grief, abuse, and the stresses of daily life.
The Sweat Lodge is open to the public to attend on Sundays.