More Than A Roof Foundation

Why More Than a Roof?

    • Beyond Buildings
    • Through community development initiatives and programs like financial literacy and asset building, art, English or cooking classes people are able to stabilize and are better equipped to lead full and vibrant lives.

    • Holistic Health
    • We support programs and services that address areas of poverty, crisis intervention, networks of support, functioning level and the mental, physical and spiritual health of each tenant.

    • Proven Track Record
    • More Than A Roof Foundation supports the ongoing efforts of More Than A Roof Housing Society.  They are a trusted and respected housing provider and continue to grow and support the future sustainability of affordable housing in Canada.

    • Committed People
    • More Than A Roof Foundation has a dedicated team of staff and board members who offer their expertise to assist in achieving the mission and vision.

What We Support

    • Open Doors
      • Well managed communities
      • Clean, friendly environments
      • Multiple locations
    • Changed Lives
      • Financial literacy
      • Addiction recovery
      • Life skills support
    • Helping People
      • Rise out of poverty
      • Overcome addiction
      • Live with mental illness
    • Community Building
      • Volunteer opportunities
      • Community gardens and kitchens
      • Tenant led activities
    • 1200+
    • Tenants
    • 11
    • Communities
    • $110 M
    • Housing Portfolio
  • Locations in
    • Victoria
    • Prince George
    • Yaletown
    • Maple Ridge
    • Richmond
    • North Vancouver
    • Burnaby
    • East Vancouver

What People Are Saying

‘They truly understand housing is the provision of so much more than a building.’

Karen Stone, (former) Executive Director – BC Non Profit Housing Association

‘We’re proud to work in partnership with More Than A Roof.’

Shane Ramsey, CEO – BC Housing

‘The lives [More Than A Roof] has changed is an absolute testament to the vision of their founding members.’

Rich Coleman, BC Minister of Housing

‘They share our goal of ending homelessness in Vancouver.’

Alice Sundberg, Co-Chair – Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness

‘People come to More Than A Roof wanting housing but they get so much more!’

Paul Born, Social Activist

Our Vision For the Future