Youth Housing Complex


Nanaimo Youth Housing has 2 ground level 2 bedroom apartments available for single youth parents. 1001 Waddington Rd. You must be between the ages of 18 – 20 years old with child to apply. Rent is calculated based on 30% of your gross monthly income. N/S, N/P, N/P. 24/hr laundry on site. Utilities included. Easy access to transit. Tenancy amended for youth serving program brought to you by Nanaimo Youth Services Association. Must set up time to view: 250.753.3212 – Tara Plett click here for Brochure


Who is it for

Youth housing for youth between seventeen and nineteen years of age.

An opportunity to successfully transition in a supportive and affordable apartment building designed for youth in an Alcohol, drugs, and violence free environment.

What's it like

Thirteen units available for single youth.

Six two-bedroom units for single parenting youth and one wheelchair accessible single unit

The building itself includes a community room, computer room, storage area and a coin Laundry facility, play ground, basketball court, garden space and parking for tenants only.

A youth tenant is eligible for a housing subsidy if their household income falls below an amount set annually by BC Housing and if their rent exceeds 30% of their income. This means, that if you receive BC Benefits or funding through the Ministry of Children and Families you will not pay more than the cost allowed for shelter.

Applicants are assessed on their current need for housing based on criteria which includes the applicant’s income, safety concerns related to current living situation, and personal requirements.

There is a Restricted Pet Policy in effect.


  • Address: 290 Bastion Street, Nanaimo
    BC V9R3A4
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  • Toll Free: 1-855-922-0220