Whole Life Housing supports 800 tenants in 10 self-organizing and self-sustaining, congregate living centres in Vancouver, Canada.
10 Whole Life Housing Centers in Vancouver, Canada
Community Builders - Owned or Leased
- Dodson Rooms on Hastings
- Jubilee Rooms on Main
- 626 Alexander
City of Vancouver - Owned or Leased
- 3475 East Hastings Transitional Housing Centre
- 1335 Howe Transitional Housing Centre
- Yale Hotel on Granville
- Metson Rooms on Howe
- Powell Rooms on Powell
- Regal Hotel on Granville
- Vogue Hotel on Granville
Whole Life Housing centres are designed to be self-organizing communities that promote best practices of supportive and transitional housing. The four pillars of Whole Life Housing are tenant empowerment, private capital investments, relationally-based staff, and social service innovations.
Ten Features of Supportive Housing:
Tenant Support, In-House Medical, Addiction Counseling, Affordable Rent, Neighbour Watch, Housekeeping Services, Advanced Pest Control, On-Site Breakfast, Laundry Services, and Work Placements.
Whole Life Housing reduces primary risk factors that lead to homelessness (untreated mental illness and substance abuse) by 40 - 60% after a minimum 6-week stay. The recidivism rate (return to homelessness) is less than 5%.