The following page has links to several affordable housing or emergency housing options for families.
What is it? Subsidized and/or affordable housing all over British Columbia. BC Housing works in partnership with the private and non-profit housing sectors, provincial health authorities and ministries, other levels of government and community groups to develop a range of housing options. They also provide services for independent supported living, emergency shelter, elder housing services, women fleeing abuse and housing services for Aboriginal people.
How to apply? There are two ways;
Click here to apply online.
Apply by downloading (copy and paste link below) and completing form. Then mail or fax it to your local BC Housing Office click here.
If unable to download form, contact local office to receive form.
Click here to learn more about the Rental Assistance Programs.
Corporate Office Address:
Suite 1701-4555 Kingsway Burnaby, BC V5H 4V8
General Information: 1-866-465-6873
Ishtar Transition Housing Society
What they do? Ishtar provides safe, clean, temporary emergency shelter and counselling services to women and their children who are feeling domestic violence and abuse. Locally they have two houses;
Ishtar House & Libra House (24 hours/7days)
The Ishtar Transition Housing Society office is located at:
#101 – 6350 203rd Street, Langley, BC V2Y 1L9
Call to apply
For Immediate Assistance
Ishtar Transition House – A Safe Place Tel: 604-530-9442 (24 hours/7days)
Libra Transition House – A Safe Place Tel: 604-857-5797 (24 hours/7 days)
Am I in an abusive relationship? http://www.ishtarsociety.org/resources-information/
Need more resource? http://www.ishtarsociety.org/resources-information/links/
Stepping Stone Community Services Society
Arbour Creek Estates: Has 16 two, three and four-bedroom units designated for low to moderate-income families. Individuals may or may not require supports from community living support workers. Applications for family housing are available through BC Housing.
Address: 20101 Michaud Crescent Langley, BC V3A 8L9
Options Community Services- Community Housing Registry
What it is? Provides a list of affordable housing rentals that is maintained for subsidized and co-operative housing for families, seniors and disabled persons
Contact for more info & registry:
Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society
Journey Home Program
What is it? Outreach for Indigenous families at risk of homelessness. Provides assistance with housing and other related supports. For more information Click Here
Full Circle Program
What is it? Supports for Indigenous families at risk of homelessness. Services include: one-on-one outreach, community and culture programming, cooking workshops, financial literacy workshops, anger management workshops, youth leadership program. For more information Click Here