There are many resources available within the Cowichan Region to assist those who require help. This is a basic list of key resources available. Please note we try to update this page as frequently as possible. Services below may vary based on funding and program guidelines - please inquire within to ensure services are available.
For a more thorough guide to resources and services for people living on the street or those facing housing loss, check out the Duncan Street Survival Guide here.
Shelters and Transition Houses
Good Food Box
BC Housing Programs
To see if you may be eligible visit their website below.
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER)
Mental Health Resources
Resources for Seniors
Resources for Peoples with Disabilities
For another extensive resource directory, visit pathwaysBC.ca
Happipad Room Share
Happipad is about matching two compatible people – a host and a renter – into a mutually beneficial living arrangement. The host gains a happy face around the house, a helping hand, and some extra cash. The renter is given affordable, comfortable housing with a like-minded roommate.