VRS Communities Society

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VRS Communities has been creating housing solutions and services for clients in British Columbia for more than 50 years. Their story is rooted in an authentic desire to put the needs of others first. Today, the company operates over 180 housing units throughout Greater Vancouver, along with four independent seniors communities. 


VRS Communities Society retirement homes

Orchard Gardens Seniors Community  

295 Gerstmar Road, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1X 7W9

Formerly Fernbrae Manor, Orchard Gardens Seniors Community offers quality services and a variety of amenities for Kelowna’s seniors. Choose from a studio or one-bedroom suite with independent living monthly packages.

Lifestyle Options: Apartments, Independent Living

Garneau Hall Seniors Community  

10923 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2N9

Located in the heart of the Garneau district of Edmonton, Garneau Hall offers seniors a caring environment with the added comforts of home and the opportunity for an enriched new life.

Lifestyle Options: Apartments, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sunnyside Manor  

15340 17th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, V4A 1T9

Step into Sunnyside Manor where you’ll find a warm and welcoming atmosphere, a place where connections are made and friendships flourish. Enjoy freshly prepared meals and ease of living with our all-inclusive services.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living

VRS Society's history of caring

VRS Communities Society was founded as the Vancouver Resource Society in the 1970’s, begun by a group of idealists including Monty Wood and Linda Hurst. This remains an organization focused on supporting people and giving people a place they can call home. Its seniors residences today carry forward the Society’s experience in raising the standards for affordable living in BC. As a non-profit organization, every dollar is accounted for and goes back into improving living quality for residents. 

VRS Society's mission and vision

With an invested business approach, the Society stands by its commitment to provide quality housing and services and they continue to look for new ways forward to improve seniors’ lives. Service is at the heart of what they do.

It's a company with a unique mission and vision that finds expression in the communities listed above. 

Their mission: "To continue providing innovative opportunities for people with disabilities and seniors to enable independence and participation in the community."

Their vision: To give individuals the choice to live in their community.

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