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Keeping older adults safe and connected

Keeping older adults safe and connected

As we navigate uncharted territory and attempt to keep up with new information on COVID-19 daily, we are constantly looking...
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Building an Age-Friendly region: Trail, Rossland and Montrose collaborate on a strategy

Building an Age-Friendly region: Trail, Rossland and Montrose collaborate on a strategy

Roger has lived his whole life in the mountain town of Rossland, BC. Now in his late 70s, he’s beginning...
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Wells clears the way for older adults to stay involved in the community

Wells clears the way for older adults to stay involved in the community

Lin has lived in the village of Wells since she was a child. Now in her 80s, she knows the...
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Looking out for tomorrow: Cranbrook plans for future age-friendly needs

Looking out for tomorrow: Cranbrook plans for future age-friendly needs

“The team that came together was absolutely great—it was unbelievable. Everybody pulled together, everybody believed in this.” Sarah is a...
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A place to call home: Working towards a housing solution for older adults in Lytton

A place to call home: Working towards a housing solution for older adults in Lytton

Hugh and his spouse love the Village of Lytton, a town of about 150 nestled next to a mountain, where...
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Mobile ID Clinics open the door to housing and supports for older adults in Surrey

Mobile ID Clinics open the door to housing and supports for older adults in Surrey

 “He hugged me and said, ‘you saved my life.’" John lives in South Surrey. Now in his late sixties, John...
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About Us

BC Healthy Communities is a province-wide not-for-profit organization that facilitates the ongoing development of healthy, thriving and resilient communities. We provide a range of resources, programs, funding and fee-for-service offerings that support multi-sectoral groups to collaborate around a shared vision for a common purpose.

Our Services

We offer a range of services that reflect our interdisciplinary teams expertise in planning, public health, and community engagement. Our service model is not linear – rather, it reflects the continuous process of improving and strengthening community health and well-being through policy and programs.

Our Programs

PlanH supports local governments creating healthier communities through funding, resources, learning opportunities and leading practices for healthy public policy.

Learn more about PlanH.

Our Age-Friendly Community Capacity Building program supports communities across the province as they plan for active aging.

Learn more about Age-friendly Capacity Building.

ElderConnect is a unified, connected, community-based wellness navigation system developed in partnership with the ElderCare Foundation.

Learn more about ElderConnect.

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