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Headway Centre - Strive Living Society

Headway Centre
319 Columbia Street
New Westminster
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Headway offers a variety of inclusive programs that assist participants in working towards their social, leisure, recreation, educational, vocational and wellness goals. Scheduled and Drop-in programs are offered Monday to Friday during Centre hours. Please note we are closed for all statutory holidays.

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Hours of Operation / Meeting Times: 

Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Additional Information: 

Scheduled Programs Include:

  • Arts and Craft Classes
  • Community Outings
  • Tai Chi
  • Stretch & Strength
  • Cooking/Baking Class
  • Speaker’s Corner
  • And much more!

Drop in Activities Include:

  • Billiards
  • Card and Board Games
  • Wii Games
  • Music
  • Coffee Chat
  • Internet Café
  • Member Volunteering

Additional Services at Headway

  • Initial assessment by a Recreation Therapist to identify goals and ongoing support to achieve goals
  • Interpersonal Skill Development
  • Leisure Education
  • Community Resources/Reintegration
  • Daily Living Skill Development
  • Building Social Supports

In order to become a Headway Member, you must meet these criteria:

  • Members must have experienced a brain injury and be between the ages of 19 and 64.
  • Members must be able to get to and from the Headway Centre independently or with the support of a care provider.
  • Members requiring any personal assistance must be accompanied by their own attendant.
  • Members without attendants must be able to manage their own medications and self-care needs.
  • Members must not act disruptively or pose a health or safety risk to other members and staff.

*There is no membership fee to join the Headway program.

A project of:


Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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