Next Step understands that getting the right help and information can be stressful and downright daunting. Here is a list of helpful resources in and around British Columbia:

CARP- Seniors Advocacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             CARP is a national, non-profit and non-partisan organization that is committed to promoting social change for people as they age. Their goals include: financial security, health security,  and human rights for seniors.

Vancouver Coastal Health    

VCH is a community based service provider offering a wide range of services , including medical, mental health, addiction, hospital care and research to people living in and around Vancouver. They serve 25% of BC population, including assisted living tenants, home care nursing visits, residential care clients and Occupational and Physical therapy.

Alzheimer’s Society of BC   

Heart and Stroke foundation of BC 

Canadian Diabetes Association

Veteran Affairs Canada

Seniors BC  

Seniors BC website provides information about government programs and services for older adults.

Senior Centres in BC

Senior Services Society

For information on community centres with seniors centres/lounges

411 Seniors

a multicultural and proactive drop-in seniors centre located in Vancouver

BC seniors living Association

Industry leaders developed this association 10 years ago as a new approach to Senior Living. They provide leadership and networking opportunities for all members who want choices in their retirement stages.

Seniors Serving Seniors

Over 500 listings of community resources for seniors

Programs and support for Vancouver’s seniors


A website providing information for seniors on retirement homes, job listings, volunteer opportunities, and nursing homes, amongst other things