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. Learn More





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You’re Invited to the Official Opening of EMBERS Eastside Works!Apr 17, 2018

Join us on Thursday, April 19 for a community celebration marking the official opening of EMBERS Eastside Works.

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The Doors Open at EMBERS Eastside WorksApr 04, 2018

We're launching EMBERS Eastside Works, an income generation hub located in the heart of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Learn more about our exciting new initiative!

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Worker’s Injury Leads to Rewarding Career ChangeMar 27, 2018

After a long career in the food and beverage industry, Donna got into an accident and had to make a career change. Now she's helping others get to work!

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