STAR | Short Transitional Access to Recovery For (Mens Treatment)

STAR provides a safe, structured short stay for up to 3 to 6 weeks for men and women 19 years of age and older who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to substance misuse. Our focus is to improve participants’ access to and integration into services through assessment, care planning, motivational counseling, client matching and service brokering.

This highly structured program focuses on processes of stabilizing people from an addiction-based lifestyle and moving into a recovery-based one. It is funded by Fraser Health Authority’s Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

We Concentrate On…

  • substance misuse awareness and education
  • relapse prevention and health promotion training
  • personal health care coaching
  • stress management
  • mindfulness
  • emotional management training
  • novel learning experiences to animate change including Humanities 101, creative writing, yoga, arts-based activities and volunteerism in the community
  • educational upgrading
  • employment assistance services

Contact & Enrolment

Tel: 604-951-1122, option “1”



Quibble Creek Health and Phoenix Transition Housing Centre
13670-94A Avenue, Surrey, BC

Resident Handbook


Substance use and mental health professionals may refer applicants to the program.

Self-referrals are also welcome. Download the STAR application form.

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‘Our focus is to ensure meaningful recovery and for our residents’.