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“As a global movement, neighbourhood houses (NHs) are found in urban communities all over the world. Following the community-building tradition of early settlement houses, NHs have been actively nurturing and mobilizing community assets to serve the local community, but it is not known whether NHs have incorporated these assets in their infrastructure.”

This article reports on a survey conducted with 15 Neighbourhood Houses in Vancouver Canada and discusses their community assets, financial challenges, funding and infrastructure and how ethno-racial minority members are incorporated into their work.

Publication Details

Published: 2017
Authors: Miu Chung Yan, Sean Lauer, Pilar Riañ0-Acalá
Published by: Journal of International Social Work
Copyright: Miu Chung Yan, Sean Lauer, Pilar Riañ0-Acalá
Post date: January 2023