The first of four modular housing programs RainCity opened in 2019, Alderbridge was also the first to operate in Richmond. It’s located in between the last two stops of the Canada Line in Richmond, close to Richmond Hospital. It has 42 units, including 2 wheelchair accessible units.
To provide transitional housing and work with program participants on their self-identified and directed goals, and liaise with community resources, including health and social services.
WHO IS INVOLVED
Low-income individuals 19 years of age or older who live in the community, have a history of homelessness, and who need additional support services to maintain housing.
WHAT IT IS
All 42 tenants receive support from a staff team made up by a combination of Tenant Support Workers, Indigenous Cultural Liaison Workers and a Peer Specialist. One meal a day is provided and there is a safe use room as part of our Peer Witness Program. Each unit is furnished with a bed, dresser, small table and chairs and an armchair, has a kitchenette with a microwave, hot plate and small fridge, and its own bathroom. And we welcome pets!
take a look inside alderbridge
Before the tenants moved in, we had a chance to make a video walkthrough of our Modular Housing in Richmond, BC, that also shows how local students welcomed people that moved inside after being homeless in Richmond for years. It was filmed and edited by Natalie Cotton and her small team – thanks, Natalie!