What We Do
Honoring the sacred sentiment of Remembrance,
while serving, promoting and acting
Housing & Community
The Legion is the largest not-for-profit developer in BC of affordable, assisted housing for veterans and seniors.
Here are a few examples of how the Legion is working to ensure veterans & seniors have access to safe, affordable housing:
- Cockrell House for homeless veterans
- Wheelchair-accessible projects
- Fire & Rescue Equipment
Since 1956, the Legion in BC has provided affordable housing to thousands of veterans and seniors. Today, the Legion operates over 4,500 units in 70 facilities with a community investment of approximately $94 million.
Assisted living accommodation has also been constructed (or is under construction) by Legion branches and arms-length Housing Societies within BC/Yukon Command totalling approximately 1,100 units, with many more on the drawing board.
Affordable and Assisted Living Housing
Official List of Legion Housing (updated 2015)
Here are a few examples of how the BC/Yukon Command Legion Foundation is contributing to the health & longevity of British Columbians:
- Geriatric Research
- Professional Training of Geriatric Physicians & Nurses
- Educational Funding for rural doctors
- MRI machines
- Operating room equipment
- Emergency room lights
- A special focus on getting rural communities the medical equipment they require