Lighting the Way for People and Community


EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a social enterprise and registered community economic development charity located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since 2001, EMBERS has helped thousands of people facing barriers to work lead productive, fulfilling lives by offering economic and employment opportunities – including job placements, training and support.





What's New?


EMBERS Partners with the First-Ever Vancouver Color Vibe 5KAug 16, 2017

Color Vibe EMBERS
EMBERS is partnering with Color Vibe 5K to bring you the first-ever Vancouver Color Vibe event on September 23 at Coquitlam's Town Centre Park.

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Worker Plans to Spend Remainder of His Working Days with EMBERSAug 16, 2017

Peter Kazakoff, EMBERS Staffing Solutions' June Employee of the Month
Peter Kazakoff had to leave his lengthy career as an electrician due to an injury, and now plans to spend the remainder of his working days at EMBERS Staffing Solutions.

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EMBERS 9th Charity Golf TournamentJul 27, 2017

Another year, another successful Charity Golf Tournament! Check out the feel-good highlights of the day, and join us as we thank our amazing sponsors.

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