Expression of interest

Contact info

Phone: 250-995-0058
Fax: 250-995-0048

What is the Margaret Laurence House program?

  • Margaret Laurence House is a confidential second-stage supportive transitional housing program that provides support services, including counselling for women* and children on site, along with low rent housing. 
  • A 1-year tenancy with the potential for a 6-month renewal based on meeting rental and program requirements. 

* Women includes cisgender and trans female-identifying, queer, non-binary and gender-fluid individuals

Who is eligible?

  • Margaret Laurence House Second Stage Housing program is available to women with children in their care at least 50% of the time AND who have left intimate partner violence within the past 6 months AND who are prepared to participate in programs and services offered
  • 1 indoor cat is permitted. Dogs are not allowed. 

Application Process

  • Complete and sign this Expression of Interest form. 
  • Staff will contact you to touch base regarding available resources.
  • If a suitable spot in the program opens up, you will be sent an application.
  • MLH keeps expressions of interest on file for one year. It is recommended that applicants keep in contact while they are still interested in the program by calling or emailing every 6 weeks. 

Privacy Declaration

  • All personal information collected is for the management of service delivery by the MLH program staff. No information will be shared with anyone outside of the organization without the express permission of the potential applicant.
For safety