West Kelowna Temporary Shelter - 2515 Bartley Road

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The site at Bartley Road will provide a temporary modular shelter for those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, in West Kelowna. This shelter is expected to open November 2021.

This shelter will provide safe, secure homes. These are modular units to give guests private, secure, and safe rooms; construction will also be faster.

Turning Points will manage the new site at Bartley Road. Security and Turning Points staff will be onsite 24/7 to support guests and manage operations. They will provide:

  • meals
  • storage space
  • wellness checks
  • referrals to community services
  • other supports

Operator

Turning Points has been operating in the Okanagan for over 50 years providing housing, programming, and services for people at risk and/or experiencing homelessness.

Community Advisory Committee

A Community Advisory Committee (CAC) with representatives from Turning Points, BC Housing, community organizations and community members, is currently being created. The purpose of the CAC is to provide the project team and a broad cross-section of the community with a mechanism to:

  • Build and maintain positive relationships amongst the community, the building operators and the program partners.
  • Facilitate information sharing and dialogue.
  • Identify and resolve any opportunities and concerns related to the building.

We want to answer your questions

Please leave questions and comments below. You can also contact us at: communityrelations@bchousing.org


The site at Bartley Road will provide a temporary modular shelter for those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, in West Kelowna. This shelter is expected to open November 2021.

This shelter will provide safe, secure homes. These are modular units to give guests private, secure, and safe rooms; construction will also be faster.

Turning Points will manage the new site at Bartley Road. Security and Turning Points staff will be onsite 24/7 to support guests and manage operations. They will provide:

  • meals
  • storage space
  • wellness checks
  • referrals to community services
  • other supports

Operator

Turning Points has been operating in the Okanagan for over 50 years providing housing, programming, and services for people at risk and/or experiencing homelessness.

Community Advisory Committee

A Community Advisory Committee (CAC) with representatives from Turning Points, BC Housing, community organizations and community members, is currently being created. The purpose of the CAC is to provide the project team and a broad cross-section of the community with a mechanism to:

  • Build and maintain positive relationships amongst the community, the building operators and the program partners.
  • Facilitate information sharing and dialogue.
  • Identify and resolve any opportunities and concerns related to the building.

We want to answer your questions

Please leave questions and comments below. You can also contact us at: communityrelations@bchousing.org

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