Important Notice: Covid-19

Important Notice: Covid-19 The Ladysmith Resources Centre Association (LRCA) is working hard to keep clients, volunteers and staff safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic. While we understand that the risk is low here in our area the BC Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of COVD-19 here on Vancouver Island and the provincial heath officer is strongly recommending the cancellation of non-essential travel outside of Canada and has directed the cancellation of mass...Read More

LRCA recieves first ever Cowichan Housing Association grant

The LRCA was awarded a $317,000 grant for their affordable housing project Article by: COLE SCHISLER Mar. 11, 2020 6:30 a.m The Ladysmith Resource Centre Association (LRCA) has received a grant of $317,000 for their Buller Street affordable housing project. The grant was awarded by the Cowichan Housing Association, (CHA). The CHA was established in 2015 by the Cowichan Valley Regional District, (CVRD) board to focus on homelessness prevention and housing affordability in the Cowichan...Read More

Coldest Night of the Year 2020

Coldest Night of the Year 2020 We walk through the cold and dark on February 22, 2020 to declare our concern for people who have no home, and take shelter in nooks and crannies. We walk for those whose days are a battle to house and feed their families, and whose nights are filled with fear and frustration. We walk for those driven from home by violence and abuse. And we walk for people overwhelmed by isolation, guilt and despair....Read More