Recap: Clean Up New West 2022

Recap: Clean Up New West 2022

WHS’ Clean-Up New West 2022 was a huge success. With the help of our clients, alumnae, friends, and community we were able to collect a whopping 1776.6lbs of garbage! Taking place at Tipperary Park, the event featured a city-wide clean-up, garbage weigh-in,...
Recovering in a Pandemic

Recovering in a Pandemic

Westminster House has undoubtedly faced adversity since the COVID-19 pandemic began two years ago. Trying to operate a health care facility housing 40+ residents in communal living situations during a pandemic presents a whole host of challenges, many of which have...
Holiday Baking Begins

Holiday Baking Begins

At the beginning of November, WHS Food & Nutrition Coordinator Tara begins her holiday baking and the sweet smell of Christmas fills the air. The holiday baking season starts at WHS in November and runs through New Year’s day, over the course of which 400...
Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

Last Door Youth carve pumpkins with WHS Clients To celebrate Halloween this year, the Last Door Youth program joined Westies for an afternoon of pumpkin carving. The carving session yielded quite a few masterpieces, which you could find scattered throughout WHS...
Y.E.A.P Go Bowling

Y.E.A.P Go Bowling

Y.E.A.P. Go Bowling  This month, Westminster House Society (WHS) Youth and Emerging Adult Program (Y.E.A.P.) staffer Cassy took our youth girls for an afternoon of bowling and the Zone Bowling Alley in Coquitlam.  They all said this was a highlight of their month and...