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Official Groundbreaking for 33134 Marshall Road in Abbotsford - May 22, 2015

ABBOTSFORD – Construction is underway for a new 50-bed facility for adults living with mental-health challenges in Abbotsford. The new two-storey development located at 33134 Marshall Rd. will replace 30 beds from the owner-operated Sunrise Special Care Facility that closed in June 2012, and provide an additional 20 assisted-living units. Project partners and funding include: The B.C. government will arrange approximately $7.7 million in construction financing. Fraser Health is providing about ...

Official Opening of Kitsilano Neighbourhood House in Vancouver - May 22, 2015

VANCOUVER – The governments of Canada and B.C., along with community partners, celebrated the official opening of the redeveloped Kitsilano Neighbourhood House in Vancouver today. Located at 2305 West 7th Ave., the redevelopment project includes 15 new units of affordable seniors’ rental housing, a 25-space child-care centre and an expanded community space. The seniors housing component, Red Oak Place, features a roof-top community garden and amenity space for residents. The LEED Gold ...

Kinghaven Treatment Centre in Abbotsford - Official Opening on May 15, 2015

ABBOTSFORD – Today marked the official opening of the newly redeveloped Kinghaven Treatment Centre, providing 62 men at-risk of homelessness due to problematic substance use with treatment and support services in Abbotsford. Located at 31250 King Rd., the $5 million treatment centre replaces the original 58-bed treatment centre at the same site. The Kinghaven Peardonville House Society operates Kinghaven, which is the only treatment centre in B.C. where men can detox, take part in a ...

7185 Tunkwa Lake Road in Logan Lake - Official Opening on April 10, 2015

LOGAN LAKE – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, today announced the official opening of VQ – The Lake, a new supportive recovery facility for men near Logan Lake. The newly repurposed correctional facility provides 50 beds for men living with mental-health and addiction challenges in an abstinence-based, life skills recovery program. The development, located at 7185 Tunkwa Lake Rd., includes classrooms, a workshop, recreational hall, dining area and ...

155 37th Avenue in Vancouver - Official Opening on April 9, 2015

VANCOUVER – Seniors and people with disabilities now have more access to affordable rental housing in Vancouver. The B.C. government, the City of Vancouver and community partners celebrated the official opening of the first new social housing building at the Little Mountain site today. The building’s opening represents a key milestone in the progress of B.C.’s largest social housing redevelopment project. The Little Mountain redevelopment, bounded by 33rd to 37th avenues between Main and ...

3030 Gordon Ave in Coquitlam - Celebration of Construction on April 8, 2015

COQUITLAM – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, celebrated the construction progress of a new supportive housing development in Coquitlam today. The four-storey housing project, located at 3030 Gordon Ave., will create 30 self-contained transitional studio units and 30 permanent shelter beds for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The building will also have room to accommodate 30 extreme weather beds to provide additional shelter ...

Kettle on Burrard in Vancouver - Official Opening on March 31, 2015

VANCOUVER – Kettle on Burrard, a new 16-storey supportive housing building, officially opened its doors to the community today, creating 140 self-contained studio units for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vancouver. The building is the eighth development to officially open under a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Vancouver. Residents will have access to shared amenities space, common dining and recreational facilities, bicycle storage and a ...

Powell Place in Vancouver - Official Opening on March 27, 2015

VANCOUVER – Women who are homeless in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside now have access to the newly-expanded Powell Place Women’s Shelter. Located at 329 Powell St., the shelter expanded from 26 to 52 beds. The new shelter also features a number of support services and amenities including 24/7 staff support, an in-house medical room, learning space for skills development programs, a commercial-grade kitchen, courtyard and healing garden. The year-round shelter is managed and operated by the Bloom ...

1597 Boundary Crescent in Nanaimo - Celebration of Construction on March 20, 2015

NANAIMO – 41 new units of supportive housing are currently under construction for men and women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in Nanaimo. Once complete, the four-storey building on 1597 Boundary Crescent will be the fourth development to open under a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Nanaimo. Residents will have access to several amenities including a common dining space and lounge, a kitchen, laundry facilities, bicycle storage and a bed-bug sauna. Designed ...

Lilac Terrace in Sparwood - Celebration of Construction on March 6, 2015

SPARWOOD – Renovations are underway at Lilac Terrace, which will provide an additional 12 units of affordable housing for seniors with low-to-moderate incomes in Sparwood. The newly-expanded Lilac Terrace, located at 102 2nd Ave., will soon offer 42 units for seniors with low-to-moderate incomes. The initial 30 units were built in 2001 and were funded by the government of B.C. The facility provides a safe environment for seniors to live independently while benefiting from meal services, ...
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