Welcome Bay Second Stage Housing

Second Stage Housing Program

Welcome Bay assists women and children who have fled violence or abuse in making plans for independent living by providing affordable, safe and secure housing with direct connections to resources and supports.

Welcome Bay Second Stage Housing offers:

  • Self-contained rental units with rent based on income
  • Weekly contact with WCRS staff to work towards personal, financial and relationship goals
  • Referrals, advocacy and housing support

Residents are encouraged seek as many levels of support as needed.

Welcome Bay housing is available for occupancy for up to six months, with the option to extend in additional six month increments, for up to a total of two years.

Benefits of Second Stage Housing

Welcome Bay provides a safe space for women as they engage as active participants and connect to their own strengths, resiliency, and independence.

Residents are able to concentrate on parenting, their health and wellbeing and set goals towards further independence. They are able to work towards finding independent housing from a safe and secure home.

Contact the Welcome Bay Second Stage Housing Program

For more information about the WCRS Welcome Bay second stage housing, including more details about the program and who it is best suited for, please call or email:

Tel: 250-726-2343
Email: welcomebay@wccrs.ca