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BC Seniors Living Association
A progressive group of industry
professionals dedicated to providing
seniors with choices and services
that allow for more independence and
assistance with daily living. BCSLA offers
a better way of living, and a benchmark
in senior living in retirement and assisted
living residences in BC www.bcsla.ca
604.689.5949 1.888.402.2722
See our ad on page 43


BC Housing
Interior Region Office
290 Nanaimo Ave. West, Penticton
250.493.0301 1.800.834.7149


• Home Adaptations for Independence
(HAFI) program provides financial assistance
for low-income seniors and people with
disabilities to make modifications for
accessible, safe & independent living.
Eligibility requirements and applications
available online
www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance
1.800.257.7756


• Licensing & Consumer Services
Home Owner Protection Act, Public
Registry of Licensed Builders, New
Home and Education Registry
www.bchousing.org/licensing-consumerservices
1.800.407.7757 Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


• SAFER Shelter Aid For Elderly Renters
Program provides cash assistance to
BC residents age 60 and over who
pay rent for their homes. Call for a
SAFER brochure or application form.
Application form available online
www.bchousing.org/housingassistance
1.800.257.7756


• Seniors Housing Programs
Offered by BC Housing and include Home
Adaptations for Independence (HAFI),
Supportive Housing, Rental housing and
assistance, Subsidized Housing
www.bchousing.org/housing-assistance

 

Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp.
Canada’s national housing agency
providing mortgage loan insurance,
mortgage-backed securities, housing
policy & programs, housing research.
First Nations programs & assistance
www.cmhc.ca
2000-1111 W. Georgia St., Vancouver
1.800.639.3938 Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
1.800.309.3388 TTY


Condominium Home Owners
Association of BC, The
Promotes understanding of strata living
and interests of strata property owners
www.choa.bc.ca
26-1873 Spall Road, Kelowna
250.868.1195 ext. 4
1.877.353.2462
• Living in and operating a strata
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/housingtenancy/
strata-housing


Habitat For Humanity Kamloops
Working for a world where everyone
has a safe and decent place to live –
by mobilizing volunteers & community
partners to build affordable housing and
promoting homeownership as a means to
breaking the cycle of poverty.
www.habitatkamloops.ca
28-1425 Cariboo Place
250.314.6783


• Restore Kamloops Habitat for Humanity
Volunteers always welcome for all
abilities. New and used furniture, home
decor, building supplies, tools and more...
Donations accepted Mon-Sat 9am-4:30
pm, pick-up available
28-1425 Cariboo Place
250.314.6783


Home Owner Grant
Reduces the amount of property tax you
pay for your principal residence: Under 65,
Senior, Veteran, Disabled, etc. See web
site for details
www.gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant
1.800.663.7867 7:30am-5pm Mon-Fri


Homeowner Protection Office
Consumer protection information on Home
& Repair Warranty Insurance & Claims,
Maintenance, Dispute Resolution. Branch
of BC Housing
www.hpo.bc.ca/homeowners
1.800.407.7757 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri


Houzz
The new way to design your home.
Decorating and remodeling ideas and
inspiration. Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom,
outdoor design. Find local pros.
www.houzz.com


Independent Living BC
Affordable assisted living apartments for
seniors & people with disabilities through
Independent Living BC program
www.bchousing.org/Initiatives/Creating/ILBC
1.800.257.7756


Kamloops Native Housing Society
Subsidized housing, housing support
742 Mt. Paul Way
250.374.1728
LiveSmart BC Partner Incentives
Check web site for current rebates/offers
www.fortisbc.com/offers
www.bchydro.com/powersmart.html


Residential Tenancy Office
Provides landlords and tenants with
information regarding their rights
and responsibilities. Aid in resolving
disputes related to tenancy
www.rto.gov.bc.ca
1.800.665.8779 9am-4pm Mon-Fri


SeniorsZen
Canadian Senior Living Experts
Free comprehensive information on
Retirement Homes, Assisted Living,
Alzheimer’s Care, and Home Care
across Canada. Choose the right options
for yourself or your loved ones. An
Experience 50+ Living partner
www.seniorszen.com
1.888.484.5282

 

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre
TRAC - Promotes the legal protection
of residential tenants by providing
information, education, support, and
research on tenancy matters-including
dispute resolution. Offers webinars and
in-person workshops to tenants and
advocates across BC
www.tenants.bc.ca
604.255.3099 ext. 225 request workshop
1.800.665.1185 InfoLine Mon-Tue-Thur-
Fri 1pm-5pm, Wed 5:30pm-8:30 pm


Retirement Living Guide
eBooks and tools. Free downloadable
eBooks. Sign up for e-newsletter for
tips and advice. Discover what life in a
retirement community is really like, types
of communities available, downsizing tips,
financial advice, including financial tips for
retired woman, answers to your questions
about home care.
www.comfortlife.ca/ebooks/


Welcome Wagon
Canada’s largest and most respected
greeting service. We greet people
who are undergoing lifestyle
changes including moving to a new
neighbourhood, expecting a baby, a new
executive, manager, or fifty plus. New to
your community and don’t have time for
a visit? Get your coupons right on your
phone...
www.welcomewagon.ca
1.844.299.2466
See our ads on pages 45, 85


Experience 50+ Living
Visit our web site to view Housing
facilities in our Central Okanagan,
North Okanagan Shuswap, and South
Okanagan Similkameen editions
www.experiencegroup.ca
1.800.631.0097 x202

 
 

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