Tenant Resources

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General Information

Description Links / Contacts
BC Housing official site BC Housing
WorkBC Employment Service Centres for job seekers Work BC
The BC Employment and Assistance program helps you move from income assistance to sustainable employment BC Employment & Assistance Program
Fernie Fix Fernie Fix
Income Assistance BC Income Assistance
Fernie BC Renters Fernie BC Renters Facebook

Women and Family Support

Description Links / Contacts
Fernie Women’s Resource Centre Fernie Women’s Resource Centre
An informative website which provides professional resources and information regarding violence against women. Ending Violence
A useful resource for anyone who is seeking information about family law in British Columbia. Family Law

Senior Support

Description Links / Contacts
A summary of government services, resources and information for B.C. residents. Directory of resources for planning and living a healthy and active life as we age. BC Seniors Support
The Seniors First BC (formerly BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support) Seniors Services Society
Seniors drop in centre in Fernie BC Fernie Senior drop in centre
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. SAFER on BC Housing

Other Subsidy Options

Description Links / Contacts
RAP Program - The Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. RAP on BC Housing
HPP Program – Homeless prevention program, subsidy available to women with or without children in none subsidized units. Administered through Elk Valley Safehomes. Please contact     1-800-200-3003