Karis Place is located on Seymour Street adjacent to the Granville Bridge off ramp in the New Yaletown area of the Downtown South District. It consists of 105 single units for homeless and homeless-at-risk individuals. The ground floor is comprised of extensive amenity space and support services on the ground floor with handicap accessible units from the 2nd to 6th floor. The tower component has 9 units per floor. All corridors above the base levels and each elevator lobby terminate with glazed openings to provide access to view, natural light and natural ventilation.
The facility’s program and services are designed to help people develop their own support networks and move towards greater independence in the larger community. Tenants have access to programs and services such as day-care, life skills training, support groups, budgeting, conflict resolution, as well as support services for those individuals in the recovery process.