Youth Housing

North Shore Youth Safe House (Hollyburn Family Services)

Adress: #300-10524 King George Blvd.
Surrey, BC
Phone: 604-496-7997
Fax: 604-987-8122
Website: https://society.hollyburn.ca/index.php

North Shore Youth Safe House (NSYSH) provide unique services in response to existing and emerging community social needs on the North Shore.

– Youth Safe House – If you or someone you know is a North Shore youth, aged 13-18, needing a safe place to stay, call our 24-hour toll-free line at 1-877-78-YOUTH (1-877-789-6884) to speak with someone who can help. The Safe House is staffed by caring and friendly youth workers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Using an Integrated Case Management approach skilled youth workers provide the community supports required to meet the complex needs of high-risk youth.

Other Services Include:
– Victim Support Program
– Seniors at Risk Housing
– Youth Leaving Care
– Youth Life Success
– Youth Wired 4 Success

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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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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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Covenant House Vancouver

Address: 326 West Pender
Vancouver, BC
Crisis Program: 604-685-7474 or toll free at 1-877-685-7474
Administration: 604-685-KIDS (5437)
Pender Street Building: 604-647-4480
Fax: 604-685-5324
Email: info@covenanthousebc.org
Website: https://www.covenanthousebc.org/

Covenant House Vancouver provides love and hope to Vancouver’s homeless and at-risk street youth. We help young people aged 16 to 24 who have fled physical, emotional and sexual abuse; those who have been forced from their homes; and those who have aged out of foster care.

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