Below are some resources that we feel may be of use to you. We will add more over the next few weeks. If you can think of other resources that might be useful to older adults, please contact us, or just leave a comment below.

411 Seniors Centre

Multi-purpose social and recreational drop-in facility for older adults.

Access Pro Bono Wills Clinic

Free weekly will drafting service offered by Access Pro Bono.

British Columbia Apartments Owners and Managers Association


British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks

Community response networks (CRNs) are groups of concerned community members who co-ordinate networks of government and community agencies, as well as local businesses, to help ensure that adults experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, abuse, neglect, and self-neglect do not ‘fall between the cracks.’

British Columbia Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support

Provides legal information and referrals to community resources.


British Columbia Housing Corporation

Manages subsidized housing in British Columbia.

British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association


British Columbia TaxiSaver Program

The Taxi Saver Program provides registered handyDART clients with greater convenience for spontaneous travel when handyDART cannot accommodate their travel needs.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Pension Plan

Health Link BC

Provides live non-emergency health information 24/7.

Call 811

Home Adaptations for Seniors Independence (HASI)


Ministry of Housing and Social Development

Offers financial assistance to those who are not yet 65 or not eligible for OAS/GIS. The person can apply at their local Employment Assistance Program Office.


Public Guardian and Trustee of B.C.

Responsible for responding to abuse or neglect or seniors or vulnerable adults.


Residential Tenancy Branch


Seniors Services Society


Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER)

The Government of British Columbia’s rent assistance program.

Tenants Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC)

Provides information about residential tenancy law in BC. TRAC has a number of relevant publications on line or in print.


West End Seniors Network (WESN)

WESN improves the quality of life of adults aged 55+ by providing social, educational, and recreational programs and services that foster connection and inclusion in the broader community.


Vancouver Coastal Health


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