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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


Low Income / Support - Housing / Residential Support - General

BC Housing & Housing Registry

Offers supported independent housing single adults with permanent disabilities. Call 1-800-257-7756 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Housing

Habitat For Humanity

Promotes home ownership by building simple, decent, safe and affordable homes for those who are unable to qualify for a conventional mortgage. Affordable because of an interest-free mortgage and no down payment required. Homes are built by volunteer labour and donated materials.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8078
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Housing

Habitat Restore

Sells affordable new and used building materials and supplies, with profits going to the Habitat for Humanity Program. Donations accepted with free pick-up available. Please call ahead before making donations.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8743
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Housing

M'Akola Housing Society

Provides homes primarily for aboriginal people where they can feel connected to traditional values and community.more info

Address / Contact Info
22 - 3201 Shenton Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5X6
Phone: (250) 756-4217
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Education