Supporting You on Your Journey

At the heart of what we do is simply caring about people.

We Are Here For You

We promote wellness and create a sense of belonging for everyone to feel welcome and supported in our spaces.

We are an inclusive, non-profit, multi-service organization that assists people in all stages of life in the Ladysmith community.

Whether you are here to find a resource to support you or you want to volunteer or donate. From parenting classes and support for seniors to a food bank and shelter services, we offer something for everyone.

Heart on the Hill apartments: LRCA’s latest project offers excitement and community

Interest in the LRCA's Heart on the Hill affordable housing project was certainly high. A well-attended public grand opening was held March 25. Check this web page for details about the project and when certain categories of Heart on the Hill suites will now become available.
You are amazing


As an organization, we welcome your support and willingness to help and endeavour to fit you wherever your strengths may lie.

Make a difference


The LRCA relies on your generous donations to continue to offer our programs and services FREE of charge to the community.

We'd love to have you


Becoming a member of our society as a  strong membership allows us to show our funders that we have solid support for our programs and services.

Latest News

Learn more about Fruit Rescue Program: Access to fresh, healthy food

Each year, an abundance of apples, cherries, plums, and more are grown locally, but not always harvested. The Fruit Rescue team wants to create a bridge between the those who have unused excess produce and those who could benefit from access to more fresh, healthy food! Read more here.

Heart on the Hill building requires apartment tenant, maintenance supervisor.

We're looking for an experienced tenant/maintenance supervisor to oversee all aspects of tenant services, mainenance and repair at our 36-unit, independent living apartment building.

Two-session advanced care workshop focuses on seniors health care, end-of-life plans

Cowichan Hospice and LRCA team up to present two sessions in June on Advanced Care Planning. It's free, but registration is a must. Call us at 250-245-3079 or email
How does it work?

Seniors Medical Transportation

LRCA van

Medical rides to Duncan and Nanaimo are available to Ladysmith residents only. We need 10 days notice to arrange volunteers.
Call us at 250-245-3079.

About Us

It all began early in 1992 at a meeting of the Ladysmith Inter-Agency Liaison Committee, a group of representatives from the government-mandated agencies formed in the early 1970s to maximize cooperation among the agencies while minimizing the duplication of services.

In 1992, this group pooled some of their own money and decided to form a non-profit association to try to deal with these recurring situations. This became the foundation of the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association.

Read more about our history HERE (PDF).