Community Resources:

SAFER  -  The Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) program helps make rents affordable for BC seniors with low to moderate incomes. SAFER provides monthly cash payments to subsidize rents for eligible BC residents who are age 60 or over and who pay rent for their homes. The links below provide more information on SAFER.

Experience 50+ Community Guide to Better Living  -  A complete local resource, you’ll find information and contacts for housing options, healthcare, professional services, lesiure centres, government agencies and more. Including Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach

Seniors 101 -  Vancouver Island, Seniors guide and directory of health care facilities, housing, real estate, retirement, tourism, recreation, investments, gardens, etc.

Community Services Directory  -  A comprehensive list of community services available in Nanaimo.

Home & Community Care  -  Maximizing client wellness and their ability to care for themselves is our focus. Our services supplement, but do not replace clients' efforts to care for themselves with the assistance of their family, friends and the community.

Community Living BC  -  Community Living BC (CLBC) delivers support and services to people with developmental disabilities, children with special needs and their families in British Columbia. It has a board of self-advocates, family and community members, as well as staff located throughout the province. We believe that people with developmental disabilities and their families know best when it comes to their needs, goals and planning for the future.

Lifeline  -  The NANAIMO LIFELINE PROGRAM has been providing service to more than 4000 people in the communities of Central Vancouver Island, British Columbia, for 20 years.

Other Links:

Go Nanaimo - Your gateway to Nanaimo, British Columbia, with walking and driving tours plus an active blog.