The Legion is the largest not-for-profit developer in BC of affordable, assisted housing for veterans and seniors.
Here are a few examples of how the Legion is working to ensure veterans & seniors have access to safe, affordable housing:
Cockrell House for homeless veterans
Fire & Rescue Equipment
Since 1956, the Legion in BC has provided affordable housing to thousands of veterans and seniors. Today, the Legion operates over 4,500 units in 70 facilities with a community investment of approximately $94 million.
Assisted living accommodation has also been constructed (or is under construction) by Legion branches and arms-length Housing Societies within BC/Yukon Command totalling approximately 1,100 units, with many more on the drawing board.
Affordable and Assisted Living Housing
- Official List of Legion Housing
- Winch House
- The Poppy Residences Website
- New Chelsea Society Website and Brochure
Video above: Director Dave Sinclair gives a tour of Legion Manor (Saanich, BC) on Chek News.
If you've been around a hospital in BC lately, and took a look around at some of the specialized medical equipment, there's a good chance it was placed there through the fundraising efforts of the Legion Foundation and its kind and generous donors.
Here are a few examples of how the Legion Foundation is contributing to the health & longevity of British Columbians:
- Geriatric Research
- Professional Training of Geriatric Physicians & Nurses
Educational Funding for rural doctors
Operating room equipment
Emergency room lights
A special focus on getting rural communities the medical equipment they require