Housing Programs

Provides eldercare planning and downsizing/moving services for seniors.

www.home-to-home.ca
(604) 739-8080

Provides eligible low-income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. To qualify, families must have a gross household income of $35,000 or less and have been employed at some point over the last tax year; not on income assistance.

www.bchousing.org
(604) 433-2218

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information.

www.rto.gov.bc.ca
(604) 660-1020

SAFER (Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters) is a program of BC Housing that provides financial assistance to BC renters age sixty and older whose rent is more than 30 percent of their income.  Call for more information.
Toll Free: 1(800) 257-7756

#101 – 4555 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4V8
www.bchousing.org
(604) 433-2218
(604) 439-4729

Housing Services:

Individualized information for seniors’ housing in British Columbia with our Housing Counsellor.
One-on-one housing outreach to seniors who are homeless and at-risk in the Lower Mainland.
A Temporary Housing Program, providing short term accommodation to homeless seniors who are able to live independently.

Community Education:

Training and workshops on the fundamentals to working with an older population.

Please note, Seniors Services is not a housing provider. Services are available to seniors age 55 and older living in most parts of the Lower Mainland.

750 Carnarvon Street, New Westminister, BC V3M 1E7
www.seniorsservicessociety.ca
(604) 520-6621
(604) 520-1798

At Sources, we believe that social wellness begins with a foundation of basic human needs including safe and stable housing.  We also know that – for individuals and families living on low income – stable housing can be easily disrupted by a personal crisis or an unforeseen expense. Sources Rent Bank assists individuals and families who are at risk of homelessness by offering short term one-time loans for rent, damage deposit, and/or utilities.

102 – 13771 72A Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 9C6
www.sourcesbc.ca
(604) 596-2311

If you are a tenant and need information about your rights, call the Tenant Infoline or visit the website.
Outside of Lower Mainland: 1 (800) 665-1185

tenants.bc.ca
(604) 255-0546