Housing and Shelters

Our Place Society works in partnership with several provincial agencies to provide emergency and Transitional housing for our family members. Our Place Society operates numerous supportive housing sites in association with BC Housing, Island Health, PEERS, Cool-Aid Society, and Umbrella Society to provide rooms, meals, overdose prevention, medical services, storage, and other needed supports.

919 Pandora Ave (top three floors). Opened in 2007.

These 45 private transitional rooms are designed and fully equipped to help each resident feel at home in a supportive and caring environment.

  • 6 rooms are Refresh Beds for individuals needing a temporary relocation away from their home in order to refresh and/or to receive alternate levels of care with the goal of regaining their ability to return to their home location safely
  • 39 transitional housing units – Each resident works in consultation with Our Place Society support workers and their Island Health Mental Health and Substance Use case management team
  • Secure entry, 24/7 housing support workers

Albina Street

Our Place opened its very first permanent supported housing site on Albina Street in April 2023. It is home to 52 residents who arrived from Russell Street shelter and Howard Johnson temporary housing, both of which are now closed.

  • Umbrella Society provides on site mental health and substance use supports 5 days/week
  • 24/7 OPS housing support workers

Muncey Place, 3020 Blanshard St; Opened May 18, 2020.

The Comfort Inn was purchased by BC Housing to provide much needed housing for people living in shelters and tent encampments in Victoria. The Comfort Inn was re-named Muncey Place in honour of a former family member.

  • 121 residents
  • 2 meals per day
  • 24/7 OPS housing support workers
  • Umbrella Society provides on site mental health and substance use supports 5 days/week
  • Cool Aid Society provides an on-site medical clinic 4 days/week
  • Secure bike storage
  • Private washrooms

Capital City Centre, 1961 Douglas St. Opened October 2020.

The Capital City Centre hotel currently has a total of 63 rooms for residents, each complete with their own washrooms and access to laundry facilities. Residents at CCC will eventually move into permanent housing once the new building is completed.

  • 90 residents
  • PEERS provides on site harm reduction and substance use supports 5 days/week
  • 24/7 OPS housing support workers
  • Secure bike storage

MyPlace, 1240 Yates Street

MyPlace offers those who have been experiencing homelessness an opportunity to live in a temporary 24/7 home .

  • Transitional Shelter Program
  • 54 pods
  • Offers individuals experiencing homelessness a safe and secure place to live. Support staff are there to help them meet their needs and connect to services with the goal of working towards permanent housing.
  • Staffed 24/7 with OPS housing support workers

Night Shelter, 919 Pandora Avenue, lower level

Our Place Community Centre hosts an emergency night shelter for those experiencing homelessness.

  • 17 bunk beds for 34 adults
  • Staffed by OPS housing support workers

Caledonia Place

Tiny Town transitional village was the first of its kind in Victoria being made out of shipping containers, which were converted into living quarters for people experiencing homelessness.

  • Re-opened as Caledonia Place in March 2024
  • BC Housing’s HEARTH program will provide interim housing for people who have been staying in shelters long term
  • 3 meals per day provided
  • Laundry on site
  • Staffed by OPS housing support workers 24/7

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