Vision

A healthy, responsive and inclusive community for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Our Mission:

To provide housing and support services for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, and to increase their opportunities for improved health, wellness, independent living and sense of community.

Our clients are living in BC living on low/limited incomes, inadequately housed or at risk of homeless. They may require additional resources to maintain suitable housing or shelter based on individual needs.

We achieve our mission through:

  • Providing housing options- government subsidized housing, portable subsidies, supportive housing and community partnerships
  • Managing living facilities where respect, safety and a sense of community are encouraged
  • Building capacity and promoting stability by providing support services and referrals to health and community resources
  • Creating strong and unique partnerships with community organizations, health providers, and Aids Service Organizations to deliver services and programs
  • Seeking additional opportunities to expand McLaren Housing’s housing stock and related support services
  • Fundraising and promoting awareness in the wider community of McLaren Housing’s creative, distinct and innovative programs and services
  • Building community and volunteer engagement in the society’s service framework

We support:

  • The provision of comfortable, safe and affordable housing
  • An opportunity to create a home – a safe and welcome living space
  • Greater personal wellness, independence and stability
  • Opportunities to make informed, healthy choices and live full lives
  • Promote increased community engagement, and the creation of a personal social network
  • An individual’s inherent right to have a place to call home

Our Core Values:

  • Excellence
  • Commitment
  • Support and Respect
  • Diversity and Creativity