7378/7388 Gollner Avenue, Richmond, BC
Situated in the bustling City of Richmond, the Richmond Kiwanis Seniors Citizens Housing Society offers a prime residential location that brings convenience and accessibility to your fingertips. Our building is strategically positioned, providing easy access to a wide range of amenities, attractions, and services that enrich your daily life. Experience the vibrant surroundings and countless opportunities just minutes away from our doorstep.
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Inside Kiwanis Towers
Kiwanis Towers is purposefully designed to serve as more than just a residence for seniors. We believe in harnessing the power of thoughtful physical design and integrating various building components to not only create a comfortable living space but also foster a vibrant community and cater to the specific needs of our senior residents.
Every aspect of our building's physical design is carefully considered to advance desired social outcomes. From the layout of communal spaces to the inclusion of amenities and accessibility features, we strive to create an environment that encourages social interaction, promotes well-being, and enhances the overall quality of life.
By integrating these physical design elements and components, we strive to create a living environment that not only meets the practical needs of our senior residents but also enhances their overall well-being and fosters a strong sense of community. At Kiwanis Towers, we believe in going beyond traditional housing by embracing design strategies that promote social engagement, inclusivity, and a high quality of life for our valued residents.
Each apartment Tower has 148 affordable suites for independent seniors.
Each suite includes:
At the Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society, we understand that a well-equipped and thoughtfully designed suite is essential for our residents' comfort and convenience. Each suite is meticulously crafted to offer a comfortable and accessible living space that enhances the overall quality of life.
Appliances: Every suite is furnished with essential appliances, including a refrigerator, stove, and microwave. These modern appliances are carefully selected to meet the needs of our residents, ensuring convenience in daily living.
Fiberglass Walk-in Showers: Our bathrooms feature one-piece fiberglass walk-in showers, providing a safe and easily accessible bathing experience. This design eliminates the need for step-over thresholds, promoting ease of movement and minimizing potential tripping hazards.
Adjustable Shower Head: We understand that personal preferences may vary when it comes to showering. To accommodate individual needs, each bathroom is equipped with an adjustable shower head, allowing residents to customize their shower experience for optimal comfort.
Raised Electrical Plugs: We strive to ensure that every aspect of our suites is designed with accessibility in mind. Electrical plugs in each suite are raised to a height of 18 inches above the floor, making them easily reachable for residents, eliminating the need to bend or strain.
Arthritis-Friendly Kitchen Cabinet Hardware: The kitchen cabinet door and drawer pulls are carefully chosen to cater to the needs of seniors who may have arthritis or limited dexterity. These ergonomic pulls provide a comfortable grip, facilitating ease of use and enhancing overall kitchen functionality.
Single Lever Taps: To simplify everyday tasks and promote convenience, we have installed single lever taps in the kitchen, bathroom, and shower areas. These user-friendly taps are designed for easy operation, allowing residents to adjust water flow and temperature with minimal effort.
Easy-to-Clean Flooring: All our suite floors are thoughtfully designed with either ceramic tile or vinyl flooring. These materials offer not only durability but also ease of cleaning. Residents can maintain a tidy and hygienic living environment with minimal effort.
At the Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society, we prioritize the comfort, safety, and accessibility of our residents' living spaces. Each suite is equipped with a range of features and amenities carefully chosen to enhance their daily lives. Experience the convenience and quality of our suites and embark on a worry-free, fulfilling lifestyle with us.
Key Features includes:
At the Richmond Kiwanis Seniors Citizens Housing Society, we prioritize the safety, convenience, and well-being of our residents. Our key features are meticulously designed to provide a secure and comfortable living environment, ensuring peace of mind for both residents and their families.
High Security Building: Our building is equipped with advanced security measures to create a safe haven for seniors. We understand the importance of feeling secure in one's own home, and our comprehensive security system offers residents a sense of protection and peace.
Electronic Fob Access: Access to the building is strictly controlled through an electronic fob system. Only authorized residents and staff have the privilege of using the fobs, ensuring that entry into the premises is limited to those with permission.
Entercom System for Guests: Guests visiting our residents can conveniently use the Entercom System, which allows for seamless communication and controlled access. This further enhances security and ensures that only approved visitors are granted entry.
Secure Amenity Spaces: Our amenity spaces and other secure areas within the building are accessible only with the use of an electronic fob. This ensures that only residents and authorized individuals can enjoy the various communal facilities, promoting privacy and exclusivity.
Electronic Fob-Controlled Elevators: To further enhance security and restrict access to authorized individuals, our elevators require the use of the electronic fob. This feature ensures that only residents and approved individuals can navigate through the building and its various levels.
Electric Scooter Plug-Ins: We understand the increasing popularity and convenience of electric scooters among seniors. To cater to their needs, we provide plug-in stations, allowing residents to conveniently charge their electric scooters within the building premises.
Comprehensive Video Monitoring: Throughout the common areas of our building, we have implemented a comprehensive video monitoring system. This allows for constant surveillance, further bolstering the overall security and ensuring a safe living environment for our residents.
24/7 Emergency Repair Services: We recognize that maintenance issues can arise at any time. To address such concerns promptly, we provide 24/7 emergency repair services. Residents can rest assured that any urgent repairs will be attended to promptly and efficiently.
Live-In Caretakers: Each tower is staffed with dedicated live-in caretakers who are readily available to assist residents as needed. These caring professionals ensure that residents receive personalized attention and support, fostering a sense of community and providing an additional layer of care and assistance.
At the Richmond Kiwanis Seniors Citizens Housing Society, we go above and beyond to provide a secure, convenient, and supportive living environment for our valued residents. Our key features are designed to enhance their quality of life, promote peace of mind, and ensure that they feel right at home. Experience the difference that these exceptional features make by joining our vibrant community today.
Residents at Kiwanis Towers are privileged to enjoy a wealth of amenities encompassing over 14,000 square feet, designed to enhance their quality of life and foster a vibrant community atmosphere.
At Kiwanis Towers, we understand the importance of fostering social connections and a sense of belonging. Our spacious common areas serve as a central gathering place, where residents can come together for conversations, games, and shared activities. It is a hub of social interaction, where friendships flourish and a strong sense of community is nurtured.
Our expansive amenities are thoughtfully curated to cater to the diverse needs and interests of our residents. Whether they seek relaxation, socialization, or engaging activities, we strive to provide a comprehensive range of spaces and services.
Indulge in our Array of Common Rooms and Amenities:
At the Richmond Kiwanis Seniors Citizens Housing Society, we understand the importance of providing a vibrant and enriching community experience for our residents. Our common rooms and amenities are thoughtfully designed to cater to a wide range of interests and promote social interaction. Discover the array of spaces available for your enjoyment:
Multi-purpose Room: Our spacious multi-purpose room serves as a versatile space for special events, programming, and engaging activities exclusively for our residents. From community gatherings to educational workshops, this room accommodates a variety of events and fosters a strong sense of belonging.
Games Room: Unwind and have fun in our games room, featuring a TV, pool table, and a Mahjong table. Engage in friendly competitions, challenge your skills, and bond with fellow residents over your favorite games.
Fitness Room: Stay active and maintain your well-being in our well-equipped fitness room. Featuring a treadmill, recumbent bikes, a rowing machine, vibrators (vibration plates), and weights, this space allows residents to engage in exercise tailored to their fitness levels and preferences.
Ping Pong Room: For those who enjoy a friendly game of ping pong, our dedicated ping pong room offers an opportunity to sharpen your skills, engage in friendly competition, and stay active.
Library & Reading Room: Immerse yourself in the world of literature in our serene library and reading room. Discover a wide selection of books, magazines, and other reading materials, providing the perfect escape for book lovers.
Amenities Lounges: Enjoy moments of relaxation and entertainment in our two amenities lounges located on the second floor. These cozy spaces are equipped with TVs, allowing residents to unwind and watch their favorite shows or movies.
Smart Card Operated Laundry Rooms: Our modern laundry facilities feature smart card-operated machines, making laundry tasks convenient and hassle-free for residents.
iPad Computer Room: Stay connected and explore the digital world in our iPad computer room. This dedicated space allows residents to access the internet, use technology for various purposes, and enhance their digital skills.
Free Public Wi-Fi: Stay connected in select common areas with our free public Wi-Fi, enabling residents to access the internet and stay in touch with loved ones effortlessly.
Secured Landscaped Courtyard: Take a leisurely stroll or relax amidst the tranquility of our secured landscaped courtyard. With well-maintained pathways and beautiful gardens, this outdoor oasis provides a serene space for residents to connect with nature and enjoy the fresh air.
Outdoor Patios and Fire Pit: Embrace the beauty of outdoor living in our inviting patios. Residents can socialize, bask in the sunshine, and gather around the fire pit during cooler evenings, fostering a sense of camaraderie and creating lasting memories.
Community Gardens: Discover the joys of gardening in our community gardens. Residents can cultivate their green thumbs, nurture plants, and engage in the therapeutic experience of gardening, all while fostering a sense of community among fellow garden enthusiasts.
At the Richmond Kiwanis Seniors Citizens Housing Society, we believe in creating an enriching living experience for our residents. Our diverse range of common rooms and amenities is designed to promote engagement, well-being, and a strong sense of community. Explore these spaces, forge new connections, and embark on a fulfilling journey with us.
The homes at the Kiwanis Towers range from 580 to 679 square feet and feature modern kitchens, three-piece bathrooms and balconies for outdoor living.
The builder reserves the right to make modifications and substitutions should they be necessary. Units are unfurnished, layouts are for illustration purpose only.
Plan A 583 sq.ft.
Plan A1 589 sq.ft.
Plan C 617 sq.ft.
Plan B 591 sq.ft.
Plan C1 594 sq.ft.
Plan D 676 sq.ft.
Please read the following application conditions carefully in preparation of the application being received by the Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society or it’s appointed representative.
The Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society provides below market residential accommodations for seniors in Richmond that qualify. For those who wish to apply for housing within Kiwanis Towers, you must meet and verify all the following requirements:
• 60 years or older, capable of living independently without care.
• Income less than $47,000 for a single person or $54,950 for a couple.
• Assets must not exceed $250,000.
• Copies of your Income Tax Return, Tax Assessment and bank statements for the previous 3 months must be attached to your application.
• Resided in British Columbia for at least 12 months.
• The Kiwanis property is a “Non-Smoking” building.
• A completed Application Form.
The application form can be downloaded on the Richmond Kiwanis Club website at www.richmondkiwanis.ca when the application process is open.
In order to provide services to those in need in the Richmond area, applications will be given priority based on the following:
• Current Richmond Residents
• Applicants with family residing in Richmond
• Canadian Armed Force veterans
• British Columbia Residents
Application Approval Process:
Once the above points have been met and the application has been received by the Kiwanis Office, your application will be reviewed. It will then be determined, based on the application details and eligibility requirements, if you qualify for housing in the Kiwanis Towers.
Applications are to be completed with supporting documentation and mailed to the below address:
Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society
c/o AWM Alliance Real Estate Group
#100 – 7388 Gollner Avenue
Applications will not be accepted in person at the above address.
This review process may include an interview with Kiwanis representative(s) to clarify any issues with the application review. Incomplete applications without proper supporting documents will not be processed.
After the review process is complete, applicants will be advised by a confirmation letter on whether they have been approved or not approved for housing at the building. The confirmation letter will be mailed within 6-8 weeks once the application is received. Please note that demand is high for accommodations at Kiwanis Towers – meeting all requirements does not ensure acceptance.
Approved Applicants/Unapproved Applicants:
If you are approved through the review process, you will be added to the waitlist. Applicant(s) are offered a suite as the suites become available. The applicant(s) has one opportunity to rent the suite that is available. Refusal to rent the available suite will void your application on file. Due tp Covid-19, suites are not shown to applicants prior to the start of the tenancy.
Those applicants on the waiting list will be kept on file for a maximum period of 6 months, after which time the application will be discarded. Kiwanis has a 6-month limitation on keeping the applications and files are discarded after the limitation period. Applicants wishing to maintain their names on the waiting list will be required to contact Kiwanis in writing prior to the end of the stated period. Applicants must provide a letter stating to extend the timeline by another 6 months and provided any updated information such as tax information or bank statements.
For those applicants who are not approved, notification will be provided to you in writing after the application review is completed.
The Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society serves the needs of seniors requiring below market residential accommodations in the Richmond area. Should you have any further questions regarding the status of your application, please contact the management office at 604.278.7772 and someone will be able to assist you.