The Kettle

The Kettle's Mission is to support people living with mental illness to lead healthier lives by:

- Providing Housing, employment, advocacy and support services
- Raising awareness of mental health issues and breaking down barriers
- Promoting the inclusion of people living with mental illness in all aspects of society

The Kettle provides over 3,600 individuals with 26 services, a mental health drop-in, a transition house for women and over 200 units of supported housing.

The Kettle is committed to practical and non-judgemental harm reduction strategies in all its work, as it has been for over 35 years.

The Kettle has a holistic approach that views physical, mental and spiritual aspects of life as interconnected and equally important.

Requiem for a Lost Girl - Opera project with Vancouver Opera, The Kettle and Onalea Gilbertson

In a fanastic collaboration with Vancouver Opera, Kettle clients, tenants and staff are coming together weekly as a Choir and a writing group to prepare for the chamber opera Requiem for a Lost Girl by Marcel Bergman with story by Onalea Gilbertson. The opera addresses stigma around poverty, homelessness and mental illness and will be premiered at the Vancouver Opera Festival in May 2018