Island Community Mental Health offers three types of housing:

1.  Licensed Residential Care for individuals who require 24-hour support and supervision while recovering from mental illness or substance use disorders. Our Licensed Care programs provide meals, medication support, and staffing 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

2.  Supported Housing for individuals who are able to live independently, but still require regular supports to maintain their tenancy and support their ongoing recovery. Individuals in Supported Housing work with a Housing Coach.

Because of the level of services provided, referrals for Supported Housing are made through Island Health’s Centralized Access to Supported Housing (CASH) committee. Information about applying to CASH can be found here .

3.  Independent Housing for individuals and families. ICMH offers a variety of bachelor, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, three-bedroom, and townhouses. There are no supports or services provided to individuals in our independent housing. Some units have a subsidy available through BC Housing, while others have rent determined by income, and still others are rented at market rates.

To apply to independent housing, please complete the application form below.

Please be aware that the wait for independent housing is approximately two years.

“The housing and maintenance staff at ICMH are caring and supportive.” – C.P. Supported Housing Client

To learn more please contact:

Imogen Burr, Director of Housing

250-389-1211