Short Transitional Access to Recovery

Get help quickly with STAR

The word STAR stands for Short Transitional Access to Recovery.

Opened August 2012

If you’re a man aged 19 or older who is homeless — or at risk of homelessness due to substance misuse — the program offers a safe, structured short-stay for three to six weeks.

The program at the Quibble Creek Centre accommodates 15 men in seven double-occupancy rooms and one single occupancy room.

STAR provides assessment, care planning, motivational counseling, client matching and service brokering. Our goal? To improve participants’ access to and integration into services.

For more information contact or call 604-951-1122, option “1”.

Quick Facts

  • The Star program has a capacity for 15 beds.
  • Participants often face complex issues like substance misuse, homelessness, and poor mental health.
  • STAR can transition participants to the longer term Stabilization and Transitional Living in Recovery program and integrated services available at the Phoenix Centre.
  • Quibble Creek is located next door to the Phoenix Centre in Surrey.


Substance use and mental health professionals may refer applicants to the program.

Self-referrals are also welcome. Download the STLR/STAR application form.

For more information contact or call the Phoenix Transition Housing Program Admissions Office at 604-951-1122, option “1”.


The Quibble Creek Health and Phoenix Transition Housing Centre is located at 13670-94A Avenue in Surrey.