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

What's New?

Worker Raises the Bar for HimselfMar 20, 2018

After struggling to find a steady job while living in shelters for a year, Preston discovered EMBERS and has found clarity in his career aspirations.

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Worker Moves Up in Construction CareerMar 08, 2018

Gil has been with EMBERS for a while and now he is hired for a permanent role in a major construction company! We chatted with him before he said goodbye.

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Get an “EMBERS” Bar!Feb 20, 2018

EMBERS Bar at Purebread Hastings.
Get an 'EMBERS Bar' at Purebread to support the work of EMBERS. This special treat is only available during Experience Hastings Crossing, Feb. 23 to Mar. 4.

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