supportive housing

Derek Bernardo, president/CEO of Broadmead Care which operates Nigel House, speaks to the replacement building and the partnerships with other agencies in the Nigel Valley project in Saanich, during a June 30 funding announcement at the Garth Homer Centre. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Housing partnership, funding applauded for Saanich’s Nigel Valley development

Four local non-profit housing and service agencies celebrate progress on projects

 

The Threshold Housing Society currently supports about eight young people with post-secondary education. A $10,000-windfall from the Oak Bay Rotary Club has already helped four youth with tuition and supplies such as this laptop. (Courtesy Threshold Housing)

Oak Bay service club funds futures for at-risk Greater Victoria youth

Rotary $10,000 donation to Threshold Housing Society pays for tuition, technology

 

WCRS women’s outreach program co-ordinator Jill McQuaid visits with Shirley’s Tree in Ucluelet’s small craft harbour. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Victims of domestic violence remembered on Vancouver Island

Nov. 25 marks UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

 

As construction of the supportive housing project at 1909 Prosser Rd. continues, BC Housing says it will give priority to people from the Saanich Peninsula. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Saanich Peninsula residents high priority in Central Saanich housing project

Council questions prompt response from BC Housing

As construction of the supportive housing project at 1909 Prosser Rd. continues, BC Housing says it will give priority to people from the Saanich Peninsula. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Coun. Niall Paltiel says with the District of Central Saanich lacking resources to work with people at risk of homelessness and in immediate crisis, BC Housing should give preference to locals in certain critical situations when selecting tenants for the supportive housing project on Prosser Road. (Black Press Media file photo)

Central Saanich sends housing preference list to province for Prosser project

District asks that people facing three categories of risk be prioritized for tenancy

Coun. Niall Paltiel says with the District of Central Saanich lacking resources to work with people at risk of homelessness and in immediate crisis, BC Housing should give preference to locals in certain critical situations when selecting tenants for the supportive housing project on Prosser Road. (Black Press Media file photo)
Grade 12 student Trent Perras (left) and Kristi Schwanicke, program manager with Vancouver Island Mental Health Society, put up Perras’ poster welcoming the residents of Q’uaxsem Place to the community from the students and staff of Carihi. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

300-plus Island students give new supportive housing complex a warm welcome

Carihi students and staff welcome Q’waxsem Place residents to the neigbourhood

Grade 12 student Trent Perras (left) and Kristi Schwanicke, program manager with Vancouver Island Mental Health Society, put up Perras’ poster welcoming the residents of Q’uaxsem Place to the community from the students and staff of Carihi. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Stephen Nutt, left, and mom Julia Mewhort. (Submitted photo)

Mom worries about treatment delays after son’s drug death in Parksville

Stephen Nutt died from fentanyl laced with methamphetamine and heroin while in supportive housing

Stephen Nutt, left, and mom Julia Mewhort. (Submitted photo)
A rendering of the social housing project planned for 580 Dogwood Street. Illustration courtesy BC Housing

Construction starting on Campbell River supportive housing complex

The project is expected to be completed and ready to welcome residents early in the new year.

  • Sep 17, 2020
A rendering of the social housing project planned for 580 Dogwood Street. Illustration courtesy BC Housing
The new bridge housing facility being located at the old Rosebowl Restaurant in downtown Campbell River is expected to be open by October.                                Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The new bridge housing facility being located at the old Rosebowl Restaurant in downtown Campbell River is expected to be open by October.                                Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
BC Housing has bought the property at 580 Dogwood St. for the construction of supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Campbell River. Residents of the adjoining neighbourhood have started a petition opposing the project. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Opposition to Campbell River supportive housing plan gathering momentum

Neighbours of proposed site circulating petition, concerned about project’s impact

BC Housing has bought the property at 580 Dogwood St. for the construction of supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness in Campbell River. Residents of the adjoining neighbourhood have started a petition opposing the project. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Newcastle Place temporary supportive housing on Terminal Avenue. (News Bulletin photo)

Nanaimo’s south-end residents oppose concentration of supportive housing

Neighbourhoods have concerns about newly announced projects

Newcastle Place temporary supportive housing on Terminal Avenue. (News Bulletin photo)
Terminal Avenue temporary supportive housing. (News Bulletin file photo)

Province announces plans for permanent supportive housing at four Nanaimo sites

B.C. ministry and City of Nanaimo partnering on 190 supportive housing units

Terminal Avenue temporary supportive housing. (News Bulletin file photo)
Victoria mandates 20 per cent of large new housing developments be affordable

Victoria mandates 20 per cent of large new housing developments be affordable

After years of back and forth, inclusionary housing policy will be ratified in two weeks

Victoria mandates 20 per cent of large new housing developments be affordable