Adult Housing

BC Housing

#601–4555 Kingsway
Burnaby V5H 4V8
Telephone: 604-433-1711
Toll free: 1-800-257-7756
Fax: 604-439-4722
Website: www.bchousing.org/

BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province. We partner with public and private housing providers, other levels of government and community agencies to create the best system of housing and supports for those in greatest need.

Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI)
Telephone: 604-646-7055
Toll-free 1-800-407-7757 extension 7055
Email hafi@bchousing.org

The Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program provides financial assistance to help eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities in British Columbia to continue to live in the comfort of their home.
As your physical needs change, so too does the need to modify your home environment. Adapting a home improves accessibility and promotes safe and independent living.
Even small home adaptations can make a big difference in the lives of people who wish to remain in their homes longer.
If you or a member of your family is having difficulty performing day-to-day activities independently and safely – the HAFI program may be able to help.

The Rental Assistance Program (RAP) provides eligible low-income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments in the private market The program provides rent assistance to working families with a gross household income of $35,000 or less and at least one dependent child.

Subsidized Housing: Subsidized housing is long-term housing for people who permanently reside in British Columbia. Rental fees are calculated on a rent geared to income basis (30% of household total gross income, subject to minimum rent based on # of people). You may be eligible for subsidized housing if you can live independently and meet the household, residency, income and assets criteria.

The Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) program helps make rents affordable for BC seniors with low to moderate incomes. SAFER provides monthly cash payments to subsidize rents for eligible BC residents who are age 60 or over and who pay rent for their homes.

Seniors’ Supportive Housing:  provides housing and support services to older adults, seniors and people with disabilities. The Program assists low-income British Columbians who are 55 years of age or older, and people of any age who have a disability or diminished ability. The Program’s modified apartment units are designed for people who can live independently with some assistance, but who are not eligible for assisted living or a greater level of car. non-profit partners operate these subsidized housing buildings. In general, they are multi-unit apartment buildings with private units. In each building, the operator has adapted some suites and common areas to include accessible features like handrails, grab bars and lever door handles. The buildings also have services that include hot meals, housekeeping, laundry, social activities and emergency response systems. Each building varies in style, size and amenities. BC Housing and our partners subsidize the cost of housing and services, but we will ask that you pay a portion of the monthly rent. Your payment could come from savings, a disability pension, old age security pension or a form of social assistance.

Supportive Housing Registration Service:  Long-term supportive housing Homeless / at risk of homelessness, require support services to achieve successful tenancies

Assisted Living:  Housing with supports, middle option between home care and residential care Admissions are the responsibility of local health authority. To learn more about assisted living opportunities in your community, contact your local health authority for assessment.

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Mount Seymour Lions Housing Society – 3 Homes

Tenant Services and General Inquiries
Address: #147 — 1300 Parkgate Ave
North Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-929-9499
Fax: 604-929-9404
Email: mslhs@telus.net

Houses
– Lions Garey Ham Court
– Lions Plaza
– Lions Terrace

Addresses & Maps:
http://www.mountseymourlions.org/housing/addresses-maps/
Description of Housing:
http://www.mountseymourlions.org/housing/description-of-units/
Housing Application:
http://www.mountseymourlions.org/housing/society/

Lions Garey Ham Court
Lions Plaza
Lions Terrace
Description:
-Lions Garey Ham Court- (68 family and wheelchair units, 4x 2 bdrm 2nd floor units, 4x 2 bdrm main floor units, 19x 2bdrm row townhouse family units, 16x 3 bdrm row townhouse family units.
-Lions Plaza- (27 family units) 2x 2bdrm lower floor units, 3x 1bdrm upper floor units, 1x 1bdrm lower floor unit, 8x 2 bdrm row townhouse family units, 11x 3 bedroom row townhouse family units, 2x 4 bedroom row townhouse family units.
-Lions Terrace- (45 family units) 18x 2 bdrm row townhouse family units, 23x 3 bdrm row townhouse family units, 4x 4bdrm row townhouse family units.
Support: No support at any of our units.
Rent:
-Lions Court- 51 units are rent fixed at low end of market value, 16 units are rent geared to 30% of income.
-Lions Plaza- 19 units are rent fixed at low end of market value, 5 units are rent geared to 30% of income.
-Lions Terrace- All units are rent geared to 30% of income.
Accessibility:
-Lions Court- 4 units are designed for full wheelchair access, all other units are designed for standard access.
-Lions Plaza- All units are designed for standard access.
-Lions Terrace- All units are designed for standard access.
Apply: http://www.mountseymourlions.org/housing/society/

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BC Housing – Grant McNeil Place

The Housing Registry
Address: 101-4555 Kingsway,
Burnaby, BC – Office hours are Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30

Address: Grant McNeil Place, 202 1st St. West
Registry Code: 206
14 – One Bedrooms, 63 – Two Bedrooms. One pet allowed.
PDF: https://www.bchousing.org/publications/Zone-1-Seniors-and-Adults-with-Disabilities.pdf
Apply by calling 604-433-2218 or, from outside the Lower Mainland, 1-800-257-7756.

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BC Housing – Chelsea North

Description: 33 One Bedroom, no two Bedroom, Market Unit Avail, Supports: No Onsite staff
Location: 121 15th St W North Vancouver
Rent: 30% of income
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible unit
Criteria: seniors
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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BC Housing – Capilano House

Description: 63 one Bedroom, 1 two Bedroom, Additional charge apply, People with disability accepted, Residency Requirement, wheelchair accessible unit
Supports: No Onsite staff
Location: 1551 Bridgman Ave
North Vancouver BC
Rent: 30% income
Accessibility: wheelchair accessible unit
Criteria: Seniors and people with disabilities
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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Silverlynn Apartments

Description: 68 Bachelor, 14 One Bedroom, Additional charge apply, People with disability accepted, Residency Requirement, wheelchair accessible unit
Support: No onsite staff
Location: 1335 27th St W North Vancouver
Rent: 30% of income
Accessibly: wheelchair accessible unit
Criteria:
seniors and people with disabilities
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/BC
Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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Twin Towers

Twin Towers ( Affordable Housing Society)
Description: 113 Bachelor, 96 One Bedroom, Additional charge apply, Residency Requirement,
Support: Onsite staff
Location: 172 2nd St. E North Vancouver
Rent: 30% of income
Accessibility: No wheelchair accessible unit
Criteria:
seniors an people with disabilities
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/
BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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North Shore Connexions – Housing for People with Developmental Disabilities

Group Homes:
Description:12 Group Homes – staffed 24 hours/day. Serves people with developmental disabilities.
On average 4 residents live in a group home. Currently provide care for more than 45 residents.
Support:
Support varies according to the needs of the individual and may include personal care, training in daily living activities and behavioural support.
Rent:
pwd shelter rate – $375 and inclusive of utilities.
Accessibility:
3 fully accessible group homes
1 group home that has an elevator or stair lift
1 group home on ground level
No automatic door assist for any of the group homes
Criteria:
Participants need a referral from the North Shore Office of Community Living BC (CLBC) in order to access a residential program – http://nsconnexions.org/our-programs/residential-options/

Home Sharing Program
Desription:Home Share Program – An individualized, long-term living arrangement in which one or two adults share their lives with a care giver who provides holistic support.
The support from the caregiver may include provision of/or assistance with the following:
•Personal care
•Meal preparation
•Transportation
•Shopping for groceries, clothing and personal needs
•Medication ordering and management
•General household duties such as laundry and cleaning
•Managing the individual’s finances
•Managing the individual’s health care needs
•Facilitation of recreation activities and community resources
•Maintaining and building on personal relationships with family and friends
•Helping the individual to achieve the goals from their Person Centred Plan

Currently 21 individuals living in home share programs in North Vancouver. The home may take several forms, ranging from a basement suite with basic cooking and laundry facilities, to a bedroom in fully accessible home which has adaptive equipment as needed.

Location:North Vancouver
Rent:Each individual pays $716.13 – this covers rent, contribution to household bills (hydro, cable etc), and it also covers food and transit provided by the caregiver.
Accessibility:Not accessible unless the house or apartment is on ground floor or already has pre-existing accessibility. CLBC does not provide funding to adapt inaccessible homes.
Criteria:Participants with developmental disabilities need a referral from the North Shore Office of Community Living BC (CLBC)in order to access the home share program. Individuals who do best in home sharing are those who are able to self-report concerns to the program manager and are able to independently evacuate the residence in case of an emergency.
Apply:Participants need a referral from the North Shore Office of Community Living BC (CLBC) in order to access a residential program.

QuayView:

Description: 8 self-contained 2 bedroom units (Family Housing)
Supports: No details regarding supports available to tenants
Location: 150 West 2nd Street, North Vancouver BC V7M 1C3
Rents: No info available
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible in apartment building.
Criteria: Canadian Citizen or permanent resident – www.bchousing.org
Apply:To apply In person or by mail – 1070 Roosevelt Crescent, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1M3

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Life Success Transition Housing (Hollyburn Family Services)

Provides transitional housing and support to assist homeless young adults, ages 18 to 24, to acquire the skills needed to live independently. Key areas of focus include employment, education, interpersonal relationships, and community integration. The program gives participants a chance to build skills and form a web of community resources around them, while being encouraged and supported in creating a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Support workers help the participants cultivate a sense of belonging, build social relationships, and integrate into the community. Accepts self-referrals.
Call: 604-987-8211
Note – this is not a home-share program designed for youth with developmental disabilities

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Dovercourt (Lookout Society) Addiction Recovery Program for Men

Description:
Men’s recovery program for alcohol and drugs
Tenants usually share bedrooms when they first arrive and once they are settled they each have their own bedroom. Currently 20 tenants are living in Dovercourt who share living room, kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Lookout shelter brings over dinner – Monday-Friday for tenants at Dovercourt.
Support:
Dovercourt and Stepping Stones are considering a partnership to provide support services to tenants in the future (tbc).
Location:
Lynn Valley, North Vancouver
Rent:
For an eligible recipient who receives accommodation and care in a special care facility, the ministry pays a user charge to the facility on behalf of the recipient and a $95 comforts allowance to persons on income and disability assistance who do not have the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) designation and $120 comforts allowance to persons with the PWD designation. Utilities and food are included as part of the user charge from the Ministry. The option to stay permanently is open to tenants.
Accessibility:
Building not wheelchair accessible – they do have some ground level rooms however entries to building – one way is an unpaved walkway and the other entry requires going up one step (without railing). Bathroom and kitchen not wheelchair accessible.
Criteria:
Males between 19 and older
In recovery for alcohol/drugs
Dovercourt has an application which they can provide to prospective tenants.
Apply:
Contact Darren Guild (Supervisor) – 604-770-0712 (no voicemail)

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Magnolia House (Vancouver Coastal Health) Short Term Mental Health Facility

Address: 720 East 17th Street
North Vancouver, BC V7L 2W8
Phone: 604-984-2789
Fax: 604-984-2629
Website: http://www.vch.ca/locations-services/result?res_id=978

Magnolia House is a community-based mental health facility that provides short-term psychiatric emergency and crisis intervention. Our mandate is to provide rapid, urgent, voluntary, short stay, residential placement and mental health/psychiatric treatment for individuals with psychiatric diagnoses, and in crises. We also provide respite services as well as a safe, supportive environment where clients have the opportunity to discuss their current needs and problems.

Services are provided in a home-like setting with the least disruption to client’s life, occupation, and natural support networks. We provide information and referral to relevant community resources to enhance the client’s existing support systems. Stays typically do not exceed ten working days. This program is operated by Vancouver Coastal Health’s North Shore Acute Psychiatric Services.

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Metro Vancouver Housing – 4 Options for Families, Adults & Seniors

Pinewood Place
Walnut Gardens
Manor House
St. Andrews Place

Description:
Pinewood Place – 2 & 3 bedroom townhouses (how many units)
Walnut Gardens- 2 & 3 bedroom townhouses (how many units)
Manor House – 1 & 2 bedroom apartments (how many units)
St. Andrews Place – 1 & 2 bedroom apartments (how many units)
Supports:
No services provided at housing sites. Although tenants can arrange for their own supports if required.
Location:
Pinewood Place – 850 West 17th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3K4
Walnut Gardens – 601 West Keith Road, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1M5
Manor House – 145 West 5th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1J7
St. Andrews Place – 95 St. Andrews Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7L 4M8
Rent:
Market rent which is calculated on the basis of median rents in the area. 70 percent of the rents are market rent. Rental Assistance is offered through BC Housing if prospective tenants require financial assistance to pay their rent.
St. Andrews Place has heat/hot water included in rent
Manor House – has heat/ hot water and basic cable packaged included in rent
Pinewood Place – utilities are separate
Walnut Gardens – utilities are separate
Accessibility:
Pinewood Place – stairs – no accessible units
Walnut Gardens – stairs – no accessible units
Manor House – has elevator – no accessible units
St. Andrews Place – stairs – no accessible units
Criteria:
Families of mixed income, seniors, people with disabilities. Income and occupancy restrictions apply.
Apply:
Use the online form or pdf form (to print off) to apply for market rent housing – http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/housing/housing/apply/Pages/default.aspx To apply for subsidized housing – please apply through BC Housing – www.bchousing.org – If prospective tenants require rental assistance make sure to apply to BC Housing for Metro Vancouver Housing properties in North Vancouver that are on the housing list excluding Manor House (independently owned).
604-451-6670

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More Than A Roof – Apartment based homes, semi-independent

Description:
Semi-Independent Living – 100 clients in apartment based homes within the North Shore Community.
Supports:
Each of the clients has a caseworker who monitors progress, and in some instances Community Support Living Workers are assigned to clients depending on the need.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
For those on income assistance a flat rent is charged based on the shelter portion they receive. 2. For all others rent is calculated at 30% of the gross household income, a minimum rent is in effect.
Accessibility:
Unknown if apartments are fully accessible.
Apply:
People with mental health issues referred by Vancouver Coastal Health
Referrals for program are through Vancouver Coastal Health
604-215-4648 (Office telephone number)
1-855-316-4648 (Toll-free number)
info@morethanaroof.org

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Co-operative Housing on the North Shore

Mosquito Creek Housing Cooperative
Indian River Housing Cooperative
Capilano Housing Cooperative
Burrardview Housing Cooperative
Riverwoods Housing Cooperative
Mount Seymour Park Cooperative
Mount SeaView Cooperative
Lynn Valley Cooperative

 
Description:
Mosquito Creek Housing Cooperative:
2 and 3 bedroom apartments; 2, 3 & 4 bedroom townhouses
Indian River Housing Co-operative:
1 bedroom – 4 units
2 bedroom – 12 units
3 bedroom – 10 units
Capilano Housing Co-operative:
2 bedroom townhouses
3 bedroom townhouses
4 bedroom townhouses
29 units in the program
Burrardview Housing Co-operative:
Family-oriented Co-operative made up of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom townhouses.
50 units in the Co-operative.
Included in these units are refrigerators, and hookups for washers and dryers. Coin operated washers and dryers are also available in a laundry room.
Riverwoods Housing Co-op:
1 bedroom apartments
2 bedroom apartments
3 bedroom apartments
4 bedroom apartments
Family oriented, central courtyard, play area for children. insuite laundry hook-ups available in apartments. Pet Policy
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative:
1 bedroom apartments
2 bedroom apartments
3 bedroom apartments
4 bedroom apartments
Family oriented complex that includes seniors, adults and children.
Housing charges include laundry.
Mount Seaview Co-operative:
Describe the Housing (ie a 3 bedroom group home, 4 self-contained 1-bedroom apartment units, bedroom in a shared apartment unit etc) 8 One Bedroom, 24 two Bedroom, 1 Pet allowed, 2 hrs/month co-op participation Required,Residency Requirement, Co-op share purchase Required, wheelchair accessible unit
Lynn Valley Housing Co-op: No details available
Supports:
Co-ops typically do not supply support
 
Location:
Mosquito Creek: 42-1745 Fell Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3L7
Indian River: 3956 Brockton Crescent, North Vancouver, BC V7G 2K9
Capilano Housing Co-operative: 871A West 17th Street
North Vancouver, BC, V7P 3M4
Burrardview Housing Co-operative:
Riverwoods Housing Co-op: 220-3707 Hamber Pl, North Vancouver, BC V7G 2J4
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative: 58-3822 Brockton Crescent, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1R6
Mount Seaview: 885 16th St W North Vancouver
Lynn Valley Co-op: 2 hrs/month co-op participation Required,Residency Requirement, Co-op share purchase Required,
 
Rents:
Mosquito Creek:
2 bedroom apartment – housing charge – $853.00
2 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $920.00
3 bedroom apartment – housing charge – $989.00
3 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $1053.00
4 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $1165.00
Hot water included in rent.
Share Purchase – $2500-$3500; Participation is mandatory,
Indian River:
No subsidy available.
1 bedroom – housing charge ($1090.00)
2 bedroom – housing charge ($1,445.00)
3 bedroom – housing charge ($1,690.00)
Capilano Housing Co-operative:
2 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $1,126.00
3 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $1,330.00
4 bedroom townhouse – housing charge – $1,427.00
Share Purchase – $2,500.00
Burrardview Housing Co-operative:
Unit Housing Charges Income Minimum Size
1 Bedroom $968 $38,720 750 Sq. Ft.
2 Bedroom $1,246 $50,280 1042 Sq. Ft.
3 Bedroom $1,524 $61,400 1350 Sq. Ft.
4 Bedroom $1,642 $66,120 1494 Sq. Ft.
Housing charge increases can be expected each year.
Riverwoods Housing Co-op:
1 bedroom unit $774.00 – Share Purchase-$1500.00
2 bedroom unit $974.00 – Share Purchase-$2000.00
3 bedroom unit $1073.00 – Share Purchase-$2500.00
4 bedroom unit $1187.00 – Share Purchase-$3000.00
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative:
Unit size Housing Charges
1 bedroom $750
2 bedroom $1005
3 bedroom $1075
4 bedroom $1178
Housing charges include laundry.
Mount SeaView: No info available
Lynn Valley Co-op: No info available
 
Accessibility:
Mosquito Creek: No information available on accessibility
Indian River: No information available regarding accessibility of the site for people with disabilities.
Capilano Housing Co-operative: No information about accessibility of program.
Burrardview Housing Co-operative: No information about accessibility of program.
Riverwoods Housing Co-op: 3 accessible units in Riverwoods Housing Co-op – no particular information given as to accessibility features.
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative: No information given about accessibility on website.
Mount Seaview: has a wheelchair accessible unit
Lynn Valley Co-op: No info available
 
Criteria:
Typically Co-ops have minimum income requirements (often market rent x3)
Mosquito Creek:
no information regarding minimum income requirements to apply.
Indian River:
Income Requirements
1 bedroom – (min income required $35,836.00)
2 bedroom – (min income required $47,507.00)
3 bedroom – (min income required $55,562.00)
Share Purchase – $1,500.00
Capilano Housing Co-operative:
No information available about minimum income requirements
Burrardview Housing Co-operative:
A share purchase is required for membership in the amount of $1700-$2200. These funds are required prior to move in. This money is refundable in full, without interest, at the termination of your membership in the Co-operative, providing no outstanding monies are owed and there is no damage to your unit. Two (2) calendar months written notice is required for termination of membership.
Housing charge increases can be expected each year. Income minimum is based on the annual income for market. If your income is less than the required minimum, you will be placed on the subsidy waitlist. Attendance to general
meetings is expected and also helping with the running of the coop is also mandatory.
Riverwoods Housing Co-op:
Participation in co-op activities is essential.
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative:
Share Purchase – $1500, $2000, $3000
Mount SeaView: 2 hrs/month co-op participation Required, Residency Requirement, Co-op share purchase required
Lynn Valley Co-op:unknown
 
Apply:
Mosquito Creek :
http://www.chf.bc.ca/what-co-op-housing/find-a-co-op/mosquito-creek-co-op (not currently accepting applications).Send self-addressed stamped envelope to Membership Committee ,42-1745 Fell Ave
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3L7
Indian Creek:
http://www.chf.bc.ca/what-co-op-housing/find-a-co-op/indian-river-co-op Send Self Addressed Envelope to request application to 3956 Brockton Crescent, North Vancouver, BC V7G 2K9
Capilano Housing Co-operative:
http://www.chf.bc.ca/what-co-op-housing/find-a-co-op/capilano-co-op
Currently the waitlist for membership is closed and the coop is not accepting applications. Contact by mail to 871A West 17th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M4 to find out when membership will open again.
Burrardview Housing Co-operative:

Home


Application available on website as pdf form and can be emailed to bv@spicemanagementgroup.com and can also be printed off the website and mailed into the program. Applications are kept on file for a period of twelve months. At the end of the twelve-month period, if you want your application to remain on file for a further twelve months, please notify the Co-operative in writing and indicate any relevant changes. Your name is placed on our waiting list when your application is received. If there is a vacancy, you will be informed at the interview. 604-434-9185 or bv@spicemanagementgroup.com
Riverwoods Housing Co-op:
Send a self-addressed envelope to 220-3707 Hamber Pl, North Vancouver, BC V7G 2J4 for orientation information.
Mount Seymour Park Co-operative:
No details given regarding application process available on website – http://www.chf.bc.ca/what-co-op-housing/find-a-co-op/mount-seymour-park-co-op
58-3822 Brockton Crescent, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1R6
Mount Seaview: BC Housing
Lynn Valley: For application mail SASE to: Lynn Valley Co-op c/o COHO Management Services Society, 220-1651 Commercial Drive, Vancouver BC V5L 3Y3.

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Hyad Place – Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Description:
Supportive housing for young adults with developmental disabilities
The project allows its young residents to remain in their familiar community while keeping strong personal networks in place, to live independently in their own apartments but also collectively. There are 14 single occupancy apartments as well as two managers’ apartments. Each one bedroom apartment has a fully functioning kitchen (stove, dishwasher and microwave), and all apartments have a washer, dryer and pantry. They also have a living room/ eating area and a balcony.
Supports:
There is an Outreach program that supports a supper club and on-going voluntary social programming.
A life skills worker works with residents to plan and develop group activities and programs that enhance practical, co-operative and safety skills and an on-site property manager is available for security and to respond to emergencies
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
Tenants use the shelter portion $375 from their pwd disability pension and utilities are paid for by Hyad Society. Cost of food and transportation are the tenants responsibility.
Accessibility:
The building is designed for “age in place” living. All apartments are designed for wheelchair accessibility ( including showers ). Each apartment has built-in ability to have automatic door openers. The building is wheelchair accessible and has
push button automatic door openers. And there is an elevator in the building.

Criteria:
Adults with developmental disabilities
Apply:
Contact Hyad Society – www.hyad.ca for application form and they will outline requirements directly to each prospective applicant.
info@hyad.ca

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Zajac Norgate House

Description:
Apartment building with 36 units
Support:
No details as to the support available on website.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
below market rent.
Accessibility:
Barrier free and adaptable to seniors and people with disabilities. No details available as to whether the building has elevator and full wheelchair accessibility on website.
Criteria:
Provides independent living for seniors and people with disabilities 55 years and over.
Apply:
(604) 739-0444 or info@zajac.com
http://zajac.com/zajac-norgate-house/

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BC Housing -Libby Lodge

Description: 1 Apartment Building – rental apartments for independent living
37 Bachelor Apartments
6 One Bedroom Apartments (according to BC Housing registry)
Non-Smoking Building
1 bedroom apartments for couples only.

Supports: Full-time resident manager and weekly nurse visits

Location: 6645 Nelson Ave, West Vancouver, BC V7W 2A5

Rent: Rent set at 30 percent of income – cable/utilities included in rent

Accessibility: 1 wheelchair modified apartment available.

Criteria: Prospective tenants must permanently reside in British Columbia and must fall into one of these categories:
•Canadian citizen
•Individual lawfully admitted into Canada for permanent residence
•Refugee sponsored by the Government of Canada
•Individual who has applied for refugee status
Senior – Defined as a single person age 55 and older, or a couple where at least one person is age 55 or older
Adults with Disabilities can also apply.
Household assets must be under $100,000 for BC Housing managed properties.

Apply: online at https://www.bchousing.org/ BC Housing Applicant Services – Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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BC Housing – Sunnyside Manor

Description: 1 Apartment Building
9 Bachelor Apartments
51 One bedroom
Pets and smoking allowed in building. Parking included.
Supports: Some VCH supports, and Full-Time Resident Manager
Location: 1495 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver, BC V7T 2V9
Rent: financial need (monthly income must be less than $1604/mo.
Utilities included in rent.
Accessibility: Elevator – no further details available regarding accessibility for building or individual units.
Criteria:
• 55 years plus or on disability pension
• financial need (monthly income must be less than $1604/mo.)
• BC resident
Refer to BC Housing registry regarding additional requirements.
Apply: https://www.bchousing.org/ BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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Capilano Towers – Capilano Senior Citizens Society

Description: independent living: 53 Bachelor Apartments
17 One Bedroom Apartments
Common lounge and library available for tenants
Supports: No details as to supports for tenants available.
Location: 1475 Esquimalt Ave, North Vancouver V7T 1L2
Rent: 1/3 of income
Accessibility: No wheelchair accessible suites
Criteria: 55 years and older

Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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Klahanee Park Housing Society – 2 Options for Seniors and Families

Klahanee Klahanee Park Lodge
Description: 56 1 bedroom apartments
14 Two bedroom apartments
Supports: No information available on supports for tenants.
Location: 380 Klahanie Court, West Vancouver, BC V7P 3P5
Rent: 1/3 of income
Utilities included in rent
Accessibility: 2 wheelchair modified apartments in development.
Criteria: Seniors 55 and older for senior apartments
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/
BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
 
Klahanee Place Lodge
Description: 14 x 2 bedroom townhouses (family housing)
14 x 3 bedroom townhouses (family housing)
4 x 4 bedroom townhouses (family housing)
Supports: No information available about supports available to tenants
Location: 380 Klahanie Crt, West Vancouver, BC V7P 3P5
Rent: 1/3 of income Refer to BC Housing Utilities included in rent
Accessibility: No information available regarding accessibility of townhomes however they do have two wheelchair modified suites.
Apply by BC Housing application online – https://www.bchousing.org/
BC Housing Applicant Services Phone: 604-433-2218
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756

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PosAbilities Group Home for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Description:
Group Home – 3 people currently living in group home.

Support:
24/7 staffed residence
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
$375.00 per month and also CLBC funding
Accessibility:
Partially accessible downstairs.
Stairs in group home to access upper level of group home.
Criteria:
Adults/Seniors with Developmental Disabilities
Apply:
Apply through CLBC/PosAbilities
Gerry Fremming – PosAbilities – 604-299-4001

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PosAbilities – Home Share for people with Developmental Disabilities

Home Share program
Description:
Adults with developmental disabilities either share accommodation with registered home share providers as roommates or the clients would rent a basement suite within the home share provider home.
Support:
The home share providers help the clients with their daily living activities and to learn how to be independent.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
$700.00 per month for rent, food and utilities.
Accessibility:
Varies
Criteria:
Client has to be eligible for Community Living BC services, have a developmental disability and be an adult.
Apply:
Apply through Gerry Fremming (PosAbilities)-778-945-3368

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Vancouver Resource Society (North Shore units)

Description:
5 One Bedroom Self Contained Apartments – they are mixed in with the regular strata community.
Support:
Tenants can hire staff through the CSIL program and pool their hours for overnight coverage.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
Rent is not subsidized however it is usually set at 30 percent of income.
Accessibility:
Apartments are wheelchair accessible and bathrooms have wheelchair accessible showers
Criteria:
Contact Vancouver Resource Society regarding particular criteria.
Apply:
Housing Application available on Vancouver Resource Society website under contacts – https://www.vrs.org/client-services/housing-application/ , (604) 731-1020
Vancouver Resource Society – www.vrs.org

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North Shore Disability Resource Centre – Group Homes (Independent & Supported)

Supported Living Program:
Shone Road
Quinton Place
Nancy Green Way
Loraine
Wilding Way
Description:
Shone Road – 5 bedroom group home
Quinton Place – 5 bedroom group home for children
Nancy Greene Way – 4 bedroom group home
Loraine – 4 bedroom group home
Wilding Way – 4 bedroom group home
Support:
24 hour awake staffing, generally M-F day time 3 staff, evenings and weekend 2 staff, overnight awake 1 staff. Full assisted daily living care: bathing, teeth brushing, mechanical lift transferring, eating, mobility assistance, community inclusion support.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
$775/month, $375 rent portion and $400 for food and utilities etc.
Quinton Place is a children’s home so the rents are paid by the Ministry of Children and Family Development – utilities and food and transportation are included.
Wilding Way is the only 2 story house in the Supported Living Program – all other homes are Ranchers. Arjo (medical) deep soaker bath tubs, mechanical lifts in each room, wheel-in showers, wider hallways and doorways, the elevator has an automatic door opener, call bells in each room or two way intercom system, Access to a wheelchair accessible van.
Criteria:
Adult homes are only funded by Community Living BC and referrals must meet CLBC’s eligibility criteria and all referrals come from CLBC (they hold the waitlist. Quinton Place Children’s home is funded by Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD) and referrals must meet MCFD eligibility criteria and all referrals come from MCFD – they hold the waitlist. To get an application to apply to one of these programs you must apply directly to the funder.
Referral received from CLBC, available space, then If we have the ability and expertise to meet their specific care requirements/needs, suitability with potential roommates.
Apply:
For more information about the programs please contact Kim Miles at 604-985-5371
To get an application to apply to one of these programs you must apply directly to the funder.
Referral received from CLBC, available space, then If we have the ability and expertise to meet their specific care requirements/needs, suitability with potential roommates.

Independent Living Homes:
Rufus House
The Ranch
Gordon
Kilmer
23rd Street

 
Description:
Rufus House – 4 bedroom group home
The Ranch – 4 bedroom group home
Gordon – 4 bedroom group home
23rd Street – 4 bedroom group home
Support:
2 separate shifts of six hours of one staff in the day and one in the evening. Personal care as required, medication administration as required, general oversight for assisted daily living; including verbal reminders, general housekeeping duties, meal preparation and assistance with grocery shopping.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
Independent Living Program homes currently operate under a BC Housing Operating Agreement which offers a rent geared to income subsidy (30%) and BC Housing subsidies the remainder of the $558/person Economic Rent
Each 2- story house has an elevator and one house (Gordon also has a ramp from the street to the front door) The Ranch does not have an elevator as it is a one story rancher. Wheel-in showers, grab bars in the bathroom, standing poles and/or lifts as required, accessible stove top and wall ovens. Accessible countertops and sinks for access when using a wheelchair, wider doorways and hallways, the elevator has an automatic door opener.
Criteria:
Tenants need to be assessed by Vancouver Coastal Health Home and Community Care to be referred to Independent Living Program to see if the tenant fits the criteria for the Independent Living Program.
Apply:
North Shore Disability Resource Centre – Independent Living Program Manager Trisha Marinakis can be contacted for eligibility criteria and to issue application if required.
604-985-5371

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Mill House Apartments (North Shore Disability Resource Centre)

Description:
4 one bedroom self-contained apartments (currently all units are occupied)
Support:
Tenants are responsible for arranging their own support through CSIL or other programs.
Location:
North Vancouver
Rent:
is geared to 30 percent of gross income to a maximum of $1040 per month. Utilities are not included in the rent.
Accessibility:
1 bedroom wheelchair accessible apartments, 539sqft, Includes a wheel-in shower (no bathtub), accessible countertops, fridge, stove top, wall oven, dishwasher, washer and dryer.
Criteria:
Applicants for housing must be a person with a life-long disability, (either born with a disability or has acquired a permanent disability), who is in receipt of a recognized disability pension or are considered to have a disability and can live independently (with self-arranged supports as required)
Applicants must be a permanent resident of British Columbia at the time of application; preference will be given to North Shore Residents.
They must also be either a:
I. A Canadian citizen: or
II. Individual lawfully admitted to Canada for permanent residence and not under sponsorship; or
III. Refugee sponsored by the Government of Canada; or
IV. Individual who has applied for refugee or immigration
Apply:
on https://www.nsdrc.org/nsdrc-housing-information-and-applications/NSDRC HOUSING Information and Application
Apply directly through North Shore Disability Resource Centre website – under Housing Applications.
NSDRC HOUSING Information and Application
604-985-5371 (Main Office)

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Cascadia Society- Life Sharing for People with Developmental Disabilities

Kaspar House
Sophia House
The Cottage
Westview

Description:
All 4 homes are life sharing homes – coworkers live in the home with companions.
Kaspar -8 bedroom house – 3 coworkers / 1 volunteer / 4 companions (licensed)
Sophia- 4 bedroom house (upper) – 3 coworkers / 2 companions
The Cottage- 3 bedroom condo – 2 coworkers / 1 volunteer / 1 companion
Westview- 3 bedroom townhouse – 2 coworkers / 1 companion

Supports provided, if any: No staff, supports via life sharing (see above)

Location
Kaspar- west 19th street
Sophia -west 19th street
The Cottage – 2nd & Lonsdale
Westview – Westview & Hwy 1

Rent/Subsidies
Kaspar: 15% below market rent
Sophia: 25% below market rent
The Cottage: privately owned by coworker
Westview: privately owned by coworker

Accessibility:
Kaspar; somewhat accessible – stairs
Sophia: somewhat accessible – stairs
The Cottage: accessible
Westview: not very accessible – stairs

Criteria: Those companions that are currently in the Cascadia Society community inclusion program – we currently have a waiting list and are looking for more housing options as those in residents are usually long term – very little turn over.

Application: When a space becomes available we try to match up coworkers and companions, looking at needs and compatibility.
Patricia Smith / Leslie Fish
604 987-3407

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Canadian Mental Health Association – Group Homes

Arborlynn House
Harold House
Lillian House

Description:
Three group homes – 19 residents in total across three sites

Supports:
20 hours support through Community Psychiatric Services

Location:
All three houses are in the District of North Vancouver

Rent/Subsidies: No Info provided

Accessibility: No info provided

Criteria: Folk who are resident in these homes are placed by Community Psychiatric Services as part of the services offered by Adult Mental Health Services. Arborlynn House is for younger men with concurrent disorders. Harold and Lillian Houses serve older adults who have been clients of the mental health system for an extended period of time.

Application Process please contact Mina Molavi, Housing Coordinator, HOpe Centre mina.molavi@vch.ca

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Horizon – units in Seylynn

Note: this housing is not particularly designed for those with disabilities, but is included due to its being affordable to some North Shore residents.
For more information please see the see Horizon’s information Horizon Application Guidelines and FAQ
AWM Alliance: https://www.awmalliance.com/rentals/5982133ddb5b84ed4df7f300Horizon is providing affordable rental housing in accordance with the requirements of the Community Planning Department of the District of North Vancouver. Those who wish to apply for housing within Horizon, must meet and verify all the following requirements as outlined by the District of North Vancouver:
• To rent a unit in Horizon, a prospective tenant must establish that he or she is an eligible person by providing a copy of the previous year’s income tax notice of assessment for each household member or individual residing in the unit establish an aggregate annual household gross income that is less than or equal to 333% of the annual rent for the size of unit that he or she is applying.
Application Priority:
Applications will be given priority based on the following:
• Current District of North Vancouver Residents
• Applicants with family residing in the District of North Vancouver
• British Columbia Residents
Application Approval Process:
An application must be submitted, which is available on the AWM Alliance website at www.awmalliance.com under the Residential Listings tab. You will also be required to submit a Notice of Assessment from the 2016 tax year as verification of household income.
Once the application has been received, it will be reviewed. It will then be determined, based on the application details and eligibility requirements, if you qualify for housing in Horizon. This review process may include an interview with Horizon representatives to clarify any issues regarding the application process.
After the review process is complete, applicants will be advised on whether they have been approved or not approved for housing at the building. Please note that meeting all requirements does not ensure acceptance.
Horizon looks forward to serving the needs of the residents of the District of North Vancouver. Should you have any further questions regarding your application, please contact the management office at 604-685-3227 and someone will be able to assist you further.

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Bloom Group

Address: 391 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-606-0300
Fax: 604-606-0309
Email: info@thebloomgroup.orgWebsite: https://www.thebloomgroup.org/our-work/affordable-housing/

The Bloom Group’s provides a home to over 200 people on fixed or low-incomes and at risk of homelessness. Our continuum of housing meets a diverse range of needs in the community. In addition to mental health and supportive housing, we provide affordable housing to almost 100 residents in the Downtown Eastside who live independently.

– The View (250 Powell Street)
Contact: Nata Belcham, Coordinator at The View
Phone: 604.558.7784
Email: nbelcham@thebloomgroup.org
Apply: http://www.thebloomgroup.org/250powell/

– Nicholson Tower
Contact: Jason Farrell, Coordinator at Nicholson Tower
Phone: 604.558.5941
Email: jfarrell@thebloomgroup.org
Apply: https://www.thebloomgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Nicholson-Tower-Application-Form.pdf

– Somerville Place
Contact: Nata Belcham, Coordinator
Phone: 604.558.7784
Email: nbelcham@thebloomgroup.org
Apply: https://www.thebloomgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Somerville-Place-Application-Form.pdf

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