Tag Archive for: Seniors

BC’s Senior’s Advocate has released a report that says financial need is the greatest need amongst seniors. Read more

In a recent survey it was discovered that many seniors don’t know that subsidies are available or how to apply. Read more

Seniors rental housing is planned for Esquimalt – it may not be affordable, but any additional rental units is a great thing in Greater Victoria. Read more

Part 4 of the poverty series takes a look at seniors in our community, and just how many are at risk. Read more

A comment to the Times Colonist from Cool Aid’s Emma Cochrane. Read more

Seniors are over-represented among those experiencing homelessness in Greater Victoria. Like 82 year old Ginette, who is living at Rock Bay Landing because she’s unable to find appropriate housing. Read more

After analyzing the  trends and patterns of homelessness in Greater Victoria a recent report finds seniors are disproportionately represented. Read more

Victoria Cool Aid Society’s Cottage Grove has gone before Saanich Council and received approval. Read more

The City of Victoria offers one-time grant to Silver Threads for their relocation. Read more

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca