Youth Residence

Nanaimo Youth Services Association
1001 Waddington Street, Nanaimo
Wood Frame

Opened in the fall of 2001, this project has 20 one and two bedroom units for homeless and homeless-at-risk youth, between the ages of 16 and 19, as well as a suite for a resident manager.  The two bedroom units house young single mothers.  The project provides safe, supportive and affordable housing in a drug, alcohol and violence-free environment.  Features include a community room, computer room, play area for children, an outdoor basketball court and a garden space.