Supported Apartment Programs

MPA Society owns and operates three supported apartment programs located in Vancouver. Each of these co-ed apartment buildings consist of a mix of self contained bachelor and one-bedroom units.  Kidder Place, Irvine Place and the Phoenix Apartments offer staff supports and services designed to meet the individual needs of residents while encouraging a cooperative community through the utilization of a self help and peer support model.

Programming

Each of the Supported Apartment Programs provide flexibility in programming by meeting the individual needs of each participant. MPA Society staff are available to provide the supports needed by each individual as they strive to achieve their personal goals.

Kidder Place and Irvine Place

These co-ed apartments, located in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver, include one bedrooms as well as shared apartments. MPA Society staff are on site for 12 hours per day.

Supports and Services Offered

  • Medication support
  • Money management and budgeting
  • Menu planning and meal preparation
  • Life skills training
  • Accessing community resources
  • Health management & emergency intervention
  • Recreation, leisure & Social connections

Phoenix Apartments

The Phoenix Apartments program is located in the Fairview Slopes neighborhood on the Westside of Vancouver. This is a goal oriented program that prepares residents to move onto next step housing at the end of their two year stay. MPA Society staff are located on site on weekdays to meet with residents and to facilitate goal planning and achievement. Residents of this program are expected to attend a weekly tenants meeting while they reside at the Phoenix program.

Goals

Each of our Supported Apartment programs support participants to live independently while becoming connected to their chosen community in ways that are meaningful to them.