Social Services - Housing

Community Housing

Affordable, Healthy, Safe, and Permanent Housing.

● Murakami Gardens Apartment: 27 unit apartment building. An application form must be completed to be considered.

● Hereford Apartment: 3 bedroom family apartment. An assessment must be completed to confirm eligibility.

● Lautman House: 7 bedroom rooming house residence for low income individuals. Access to the Lautman Housing is through the SSI Community Services Outreach Services or by inquiring with the SSI Community Services housing Director.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Phone: 250-537-4612 Murakami Office
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Copper Kettle Community Partnership

Copper Kettle offers people without homes or shelter, emergency supplies (i.e. tents, sleeping bags, warm clothing, and food).more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5863

Croftonbrook

Affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities. Croftonbrook is owned and operated by Island Women Against Violence. Plans for expansion underway in 2019. With expansion will also house low-income folk.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
132 Corbett Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z8
Phone: (250) 537-2441
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Greenwoods Eldercare

A government subsidized facility with 50 beds and 1 short term respite bed for seniors who can no longer be cared for at home and require 24 hour/7 day a week nursing care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Complex Care Facility
133 Blain Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z9
Phone: (250) 537-5561
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In From The Cold Emergency Shelter

In From The Cold provides overnight shelter and a hot meal for people without adequate housing.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Rental Assistance Program

This program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
toll free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: 1(604) 433-2218
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Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB)

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services.more info

Address / Contact Info
1st Floor, 1019 Wharf Street
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y9
toll free: 1-800-665-8779
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Salt Spring Community Housing and Land Trust Society (SSCHLTS)

SSCHLTS is a registered society which acquires and holds land in perpetuity for affordable housing and other community benefits such as agriculture.more info

Address / Contact Info
c/o Box 98 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9644
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Salt Spring Land Bank Society

The Land Bank is a charitable organization dedicated to increasing the supply of affordable rental and home ownership housing, in order to ensure diversity in our community.more info

Address / Contact Info
PO Box 12, Fulford Harbour
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2P2
Phone: (250) 653-4573
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Street Link

Street Link provides emergency services to homeless people in the downtown core of Victoria.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cool Aid Society
102 - 749 Pandora Avenue
, Victoria, BC, V8W 1N9
Phone: 1(250) 383-1951
Fax: 1(250) 383-1907
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