Supportive homes and communities


VIMHS provides a variety of housing for members of our community.

Gateway House  is a ten-bed, fully staffed and licensed residential facility. It offers a therapeutic, integrative and empowering life skills program that assists individuals to achieve their personal goals.

Bob Currie Place provides eight residents with an enhanced supported semi-independent living (SIL) program. Support workers and a case manager provide on-going support.

K.C House provides five residents with a SIL program. The residents carry out daily living activities. A case manager and support workers provide support, assistance and encouragement to residents.

VIMHS also operates two independent living facilities, Boundary Crescent and Rosehill Apartments. Rosehill Apartments are a four-plex where residents live independently. The Rosehill units are subsidized through BC Housing.

boundary crescent staffSome of the Vancouver Island Mental Health Society staff at Boundary Crescent (September 2016)

Boundary Crescent is our newest facility providing 41 furnished, self contained units. Through a unique partnership with Nanaimo Affordable Housing and Haven Society, VIMHS provides staffed tenant support services for individuals experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Adults meeting the criteria are eligible to apply for housing. Print of an information sheet and an application form, located at the bottom of this page.


what does Boundary Crescent offer?

  • a furnished, self contained bachelor suite
  • communal kitchen and meeting space
  • on-site laundry facilities
  • on-site staff and individual/group services intended to provide support and promote health and wellness
  • referral to and assistance accessing community supports and resources

Boundary Crescent Supportive Housing in not appropriate for individuals who are looking for the following services:

  • assisted living
  • emergency housing
  • abstinence based housing
  • transitional housing
  • housing for minors and families

For more information, please contact the staff at Boundary at:  or  250-741-0229

Download a printable Boundary Info Sheet.
Download a Boundary Application Form.



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