Social Support Services

Kitimat has several services available for those who may be in need. 

Affordable Housing

BC Housing develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province in partnership with public and private housing providers, other levels of government and community agencies. BC Housing also operates Douglas Place a 22- unit affordable rental building at 
480 City Centre.

Subsidized Housing for Families, Seniors and People Living with Disabilities

Rental Assistance Program, Shelter Aid for Elderly Renteres (SAFER), Seniors' Rental Housing

For more information about Douglas Place, visit the BC Housing Listings page and search for Kitimat

Additional resources

    • Michelle McGregor
      Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
      Phone: 250-639-6003
      102 - 370 City Centre (in the Royal Bank and Bank of Montreal building)
Airport Transportation Subsidy
For seniors 60 years or over, disabled or economically-challenged individuals, the District of Kitimat Airport Transportation Subsidy Program provides partial fare reimbursement.
Emergency Support Services

In an emergency call 911.

Kitimat Emergency Support Services (ESS) assists people forced from their homes due to emergencies.

Kitimat ESS may assist with matters such as food, lodging, clothing, emotional support, information about the crisis, first aid, child minding, pet care, and transportation.

Emergency Support Services BC

Food Banks

Kitimat Food Bank
Phone: 250-632-6611
230 City Centre

Kitimat Food Share
Phone: 250-632-8787
202-276 City Centre

Kitimat Community Development Centre
The Kitimat Community Development Centre (Kitimat CDC) is a non-profit charity which initially started out offering services to children with special needs. The Kitimat CDC now offers a variety of programs and services to community members.
Kitimat Community Services

Community services in Kitimat are provided by a variety of provincial and federal agencies and non-profit groups. Some non-profit groups receive support from Kitimat Council under Kitimat's Community Grants/Sponsorship Program.

Contact Kitimat Community Services Society (KCSS) for more information.

Leisure Access Funding Program
There are several different access programs for those who face challenges to participating in leisure activities.

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