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LOCATION
Ucluelet, BC

CLIENT
Westcoast Community Resource Society

DESIGN / CONSTRUCTION
Complete

BUILDING SIZE
TBD

TOTAL BUDGET
TBD

DESIGN TEAM
TBD

Westcoast Community Resource Society (WCRS) has renovated an existing three-bedroom single family residence into a duplex at 1800 Bay Street in Ucluelet, BC. The new units will provide second stage transitional affordable housing, with supports, for families at risk of homelessness and fleeing abuse.
MDS secured federal and provincial funding for the project, prepared a full proforma including capital and operating budgets, successfully managed the municipal approvals process and procured the general contractor.

MDS Services

  • Feasibility analysis
  • Funding application
  • Site and land use planning
  • Procurement of general contractor
  • Ongoing construction administration services
  • 4 Storey, 52,000 square feet
  • Designed to LEED Silver Standard
  • 50 units, (4 –2 bedroom, 46 –1 bedroom)
  • 2 elevators -monitored
  • Dining Room and Private Dining Room
  • Craft Room
  • Assisted Bathing
  • Outdoor Gathering Place
  • Laundry on each floor
  • On-Site Parking
  • Theatre Room
  • Lounge
  • 24x7x365 Emergency Response

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

  • 24 x 7 x 365 On-Site Staff
  • 24 x 7 x 365 Off-Site Redundancy

FIRE PROTECTION

  • Monitored Fire/Smoke Alarms in all units and common areas
  • Fully sprinklered building
  • Fire suppression systems in Commercial Kitchen

SAFETY SYSTEMS

  • Audible and Visual Alerts to Emergency in each unit
  • Intercom System allowing two-way communications
  • Emergency pendants provide emergency alert/response throughout building and surrounding site
  • Elevator Monitoring
  • Video Surveillance/Monitoring

PROVIDED SERVICES

  • 2 meals per day
  • Recreation coordination
  • Assisted bathing
  • Weekly linens (towels and sheets)
  • Emergency response
  • Basic utilities (heat, hot water, garbage, recycling)
  • Personal care services – as approved by VIHA
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Weekly light-housekeeping

 

SERVICES AT EXTRA COST

  • Telephone, Cablevision and Internet
  • Additional personal laundry
  • Utility Surcharge of $15.00 per month/unit
  • Private dining functions
  • 2 elevators – monitored
  • Dining Room and Private Dining Room
  • Craft Room
  • Assisted Bathing
  • Outdoor Gathering Place
  • Laundry on each floor
  • On-Site Parking (limited)
  • Theatre Room
  • Lounge

Project Reference

Margaret Morrison
Executive Director, Westcoast Community Resource Society

250-726-2343