4589 Adelaide Street, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 6N2 kuu-usexecutivedirector@shaw.ca 250-723-2323 EXT 229

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

Urgent Needs

Drop In Services:
Drop in services for any programs offered by KUU-US are available at the KUU-US Crisis Line Society business office Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm.
 Saturday Night Outreach
Fresh Start Program (daily clothing/employment attire):
KUU-US provides free clothing, footwear and dress clothes for individuals going to interviews or delivering resumes. This is available for all ages and genders.
New Beginnings(free household items) :
KUU-US fills a need in the community for free household items, toys and furniture for low income people and families.  All items are acquired by the generous support of community members and businesses who donate to KUU-US.
By providing these free items the money participants save to help pay for other expenses they have like healthier food choices, rent or utilities.
Too often low income individuals/families have to make choices whether to eat or to have a roof over their head. Office hours to access items it Monday to Friday 10am -2pm.
Community Voicemail Program:

Community Voice Mail Gets You connected….For FREE!!

Have a goal in mind? Take a Number! How do you get a job without a phone? A place to live? Safety from domestic abuse? You don’t. Access to a telephone is a basic survival tool…..and one we often don’t often think of. KUU-US Crisis Line Society is proud to bring a remarkable program to Port Alberni that has been changing lives and connecting homeless and /or phone less people in Vancouver, Prince George and Calgary for over 7 years. This service is also available on the West Coast during outreach times.

The roll-out for this has just begun in Tofino and Ucluelet. During Outreach the staff will be able to assist you on get linked to a CVM number in a few minutes. These numbers are then easily passed on to clients by the same people who help them…..helping identify and achieve goals (health care, social services, contact with family, employment, housing etc.)The system is free, 24/7.

West Coast Homefullness Programs:
KUU-US provides basic and urgent needs weekly in Tofino and Ucluelet. The weekly housing registry along with the Community Voicemail Program are part of the homefullness programs are available at weekly Outreach in Tofino and Ucluelet
Outreach(food hamper) is available Thurs in Tofino from 9-11 at the Tofino legion downstairs
Outreach(food hamper) is available Thurs in Ucluelet 12-3 at the Ucluelet Community Hall