Lookout Housing And Health Society

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Lookout Housing and Health Society (formerly known as The Lookout Emergency Aid Society) provides non-sectarian lay service to vulnerable adults who are challenged by a wide variety of problems including extreme poverty, mental health, chronic illnesses, physical disabilities, addictions, and trauma. Making a financial gift to Lookout is a wise social investment. Charity Intelligence Canada has given Lookout its highest 4-Star rating since 2014. We are one of just nine charities in BC found to excel in financial transparency, cost-efficiency and accountability to donors. Lookout currently operates more than 80 programs across 35 different sites in eleven communities - Vancouver, Surrey, the North Shore, New Westminster, Burnaby, Langley, Mission and Maple Ridge. Every night we provide housing for over 1,350 vulnerable people through our shelters, transitional and supportive housing while our outreach, health and other programs reach another 1,400 individuals every day. Lookout focusses on positive outcomes for our guests though social enterprises which allow people to re-enter the workforce, learning how to budget, life-skills training and guest-driven services are essential to finding long-term solutions to homelessness.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 130695166RR0001

  • map-point292 full-time staff

  • map-pointdevelopmentcoord@lookoutsociety.ca

2018 Revenues: $34,035,797

<b>65646</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>36681</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>768660</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>138064</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>27406149</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>5620597</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $32,774,142

<b>30742930</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>0</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>1961702</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>69510</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>0</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $50,171,454

<b>9264543</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>651591</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>1145502</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>38697904</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>411914</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $42,359,521

<b>3076020</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>39283501</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Lookout Housing And Health Society's headquarters is located at 544 Columbia Street, New Westminster BC, V3L1B1.

Breakdown of Programs

30 40 20


Where the Money Goes

Receiving Organization Amount


Lookout Foundation $69,510.00

1 gifts to qualified organizations totalled$69,510.00

Fundraising Methods

Dinners Sales Internet Corporate Contacts