Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is Canada’s national housing agency.

Raising the Roof is a national charitable organization dedicated to long-term solutions to homelessness.

The Homeless Hub is supported by York University and was created to address the need for a single place to find homelessness information from across Canada.

Seniors – Helping vulnerable seniors recieve OAS, GIS & CPP benefits

Seniors 3rd party Fact sheet Bilingual

Seniors Application Form – ISP 3507 francais

Seniors Application Form – ISP 3507

Veterans – Veterans Affairs Canada – Helping veterans recieve benefits




British Columbia

BC Housing was established in 1967 by the provincial government to fulfill the government’s commitment to the development, management and administration of subsidized housing.

Metro Vancouver

The Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness was established in March 2000 to bring together a range of people and organizations operating and funding facilities, services or programs targeted to people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in the region.

City of Vancouver

The Housing Centre is responsible for the City of Vancouver’s housing policy, programs and research.

Streetohome is a Vancouver-based foundation working to ensure that all Vancouver citizens have access to safe, decent and affordable housing by 2015.

NEW: Renters Speak Up website launched in September 2010 looks at the rental housing crisis in the Metro Vancouver area.

City of Surrey

The Surrey Housing & Homelessness Society raises, manages and distributes funds to support programs, projects and initiatives in the City of Surrey.

City of Victoria

The Victoria Steering Committee on Homelessness (VSCH) was formed as part of the National Homelessness Initiative to represent the views and priorities of Victoria about homelessness.

The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homeless is a community-based partnership of service providers in February 2008 to lead the regions commitment to end homelessness.

City of Burnaby

The Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness leads local initiatives to END homelessness in the City of Burnaby.


The Tri-Cities Homelessness Task Group is a voluntary association of community stakeholders with an interest in addressing the challenges of homelessness in the Tri-Cities community of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.