Housing & Shelter | Youth & Adults

Housing & Shelter | Youth & Adults

Finding Stability

Resources & Support

Everyone deserves a stable and secure living situation. Whether you’re seeking supportive housing options or preventative services, we’re here to help. Our comprehensive programs cater to diverse needs and offer a path towards stability, regardless of the challenges you may be facing.

Homelessness Prevention Program

We offer short-term rental subsidies and weekly staff check-ins to foster successful tenancies for youth ages 24 and younger and/or individuals recently released from incarceration. Our program aims to address the unique challenges faced by these individuals, and is designed to empower and guide participants toward sustainable housing solutions, contributing to their overall well-being.

Out of the Rain Youth Shelter

Location: 1450 Elford St., Victoria

Out of the Rain Youth Shelter offers a warm, safe and dry place to sleep for up to 15 young people ages 15–25. Two trained staff members are available to lend support with resources and referrals. A warm meal in the evening and a light breakfast the following morning are available. Shelter hours are 8:30 p.m.–7:30 a.m., and no sign-up is required. Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. For recent announcements, check out our Facebook page.


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Meares Street Supportive Housing

Location: 1075 Meares St., Victoria

Meares Street Supportive Housing offers purpose-built, BC Housing-funded accommodation for young adults ages 19–27. The beautiful, brand-new building features 48 individual units, each with a bedroom and a bathroom. 

Participants enjoy two daily meals and have access to laundry facilities, harm reduction support and group programming. Beacon Community Services staff actively foster a sense of community, engaging residents to create a supportive living environment.

Referrals: All applicants for Meares are selected from the BC Housing Supportive Housing registry.

Affordable Housing

Beacon Community Services’ affordable, conveniently located, comfortable suites are tailored for adults 55+ and people with disabilities. For more information about our suites, please call us. 

Referrals: Rental subsidies are funded by BC Housing; prospective tenants must apply to BC Housing.

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