Drop in services for any programs offered by KUU-US are available at the KUU-US Crisis Line Society business office Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm (by appointment only during COVID-19).


Fresh Start Program (daily clothing/employment attire) 

  • KUU-US provides free clothing, footwear and dress clothes for individuals going to interviews or delivering resumes. This is available for all ages and genders.

New Beginnings (free gently used household items): drop by to visit our free store

  • KUU-US fills a need in the community for free household items, toys and furniture for low income people and families.  All items are acquired by the generous support of community members and businesses who donate to KUU-US.  Office hours to access items Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm.

Community Voicemail Program


Community Voice Mail (CVM) gets you connected…. AND it's FREE!!

Have a goal in mind? Want to go back to school? Are you looking for a job? A place to live? Does your family know if you are safe? All these regular life activities require a form of communication. Access to a telephone is a basic survival tool in today's world. KUU-US Crisis Line Society is proud to bring an innovative program to Port Alberni that has been changing lives and connecting homeless and /or phone less people in Vancouver, Prince George and Calgary for over 7 years. This service is also available on the West Coast during outreach times.

Our staff will be able to assist you on get linked to a CVM number in a few minutes. KUU-US is helping clients  identify and achieve their goals by improving connectivity to health care, social services, contact with family, employment, and housing. The system is 100 % free - 24/7/365.



Please call 250-723-2323 ext 226 or 227 

Monday – Saturday:

11:30 AM – KUU-US Compound

12:00PM – Bread of Life

12:30 PM – Port Pub

1:00 PM – Beaufort

1:30 PM – Bottle Depot


Saturdays ~ 11 am to 2 PM - ONLY food hampers are distributed at the

KUU-US compound


11:30 AM – KUU-US Compound

12:00 PM – Bread of Life

12:30 PM – Port Pub

1:00 PM – Beaufort

1:30 PM – Bottle Depot

2:00 PM – Echo Centre

Covid Kits: Mask and Gloves

Hygiene Kits: Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Toilet Paper.

Sanitization Kits: Bleach, Laundry Soap

*Sanitization Kits are given out once a month. Limit one per family*