Municipal Affairs and Housing

Supportive homes and shelter for people in Parksville

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Municipal Affairs and Housing

Supportive homes and shelter for people in Parksville

Media Contacts
Lindsay Byers
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
250 952-0617
Rajvir Rao
Communications
BC Housing
604 456-8917
Media Contacts
Lindsay Byers
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
250 952-0617
Rajvir Rao
Communications
BC Housing
604 456-8917

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Services and supports provided for modular housing

All new modular housing buildings in the province are being provided with around-the-clock staffing to help young people, people with disabilities, seniors, and others in critical housing need.

The Province is investing $170 million over three years to help those with the highest housing needs to build new beginnings. Experienced non-profit housing providers will provide support to tenants based on their assessed needs.

Some of the services and supports that will be provided to young people, seniors, people with disabilities and others who are homeless, or in danger of becoming homeless, are:

  • meals;
  • connecting residents to community supports, such as education and employment opportunities, and health and wellness services;
  • individual or group support services, such as life skills, community information, and social and recreational programs;
  • case planning and needs assessment;
  • other supports designed to assist residents in meeting their personal and housing goals, including culturally specific programs;
  • assistance to access income assistance, pension benefits, disability benefits, obtaining a BC Identification Card or establishing a bank account;
  • support for residents to learn how to operate and maintain a home; and
  • no-cost laundry services, either on site or off site.

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