SWAN's services are free and confidential. 


For direct services in English, Mandarin or Cantonese,

call or text 778-865-6343, send an email,

or contact us on WeChat.


SWAN operates independently from government, law enforcement and faith-based groups.

With gratitude for the wisdom of all First Peoples, 

we acknowledge that we live & work on the stolen lands

of the Musqueam, Squamish & Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  




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"Teamwork is the ability to work together towards a common vision.

The ability to direct individual accomplishments towards organizational objectives.

It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

~ Andrew Carnegie


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Executive Director

pronouns: she/her/hers - Alison first joined SWAN as a volunteer in 2009. In 2012 she transitioned into a Coordinator position before stepping into her current role as Executive Director in 2014.  

Steering collaborative partnerships...          


Outreach Coordinator

pronouns: she/her/hers - Inspired by one of Alison’s community presentations, Kelly began volunteering with SWAN in 2016 before stepping into a full-time outreach role in 2017. 

Born and raised in Hong Kong... 


Outreach Worker

pronouns: she/her/hers - After attending one of Alison's presentations, Alice was also inspired to begin volunteering with SWAN in 2016.  She worked in several part-time projects for SWAN before stepping into her full time Outreach Worker role in August 2019.

A studious intellect and...

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Development Manager

pronouns: she/her/hers - Following fifteen years of front line and executive-level management in Vancouver's addictions and mental health sector, Andi came to SWAN in June 2019.

An intersectionally inclusive feminist...