Residential Services


Heron House                          

Come stay in style at Heron House!




Located right in the heart of Victoria, this beautiful Heritage Home offers very spacious private bedroom and bathroom suites, and is within walking distance of the Inner Harbour.   Heron House supports adults in the prime of their lives to live as independently as possible, while still having access to support where needed.

Ideally situated, Heron House is found on Government Street, one of Victoria’s most appealing and well-loved streets. Take advantage of the walkability of this area to savour ocean views and lovely beaches, and reach nearby destinations like the Inner Harbour, Empress Hotel, and Parliament directly across the road, where you can watch seaplanes land and take off, harbor ferries, and the hustle and bustle of the harbour culture. You may even spot local wildlife like river otters, harbour seals or orcas. The charming neighbourhood of James Bay offers shops, galleries, services and eateries. Beacon Hill Park is a nearby 62-acre green space, featuring festivals, plenty of accessible trails, a band pavilion, children’s farm and beautiful grounds.

Services available at Heron House:
• Large private bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms in a beautiful heritage home
• Spacious kitchen and shared dining area
• Social activities and programs both on and off site are offered
• Onsite laundry services
• Onsite staff 24 hours a day

What Makes Us Different

When you join Heron House, you are joining the Garth Homer community where we support people to have purpose and experience a sense of belonging.  In addition to our Residential Support Workers, we also have dedicated staff from our Learning and Employment programs who are available to support residents in their goals to develop independent living skills, life skills, and pre-employment and employment skills. We know some adults in the prime of their life need a little extra support to meet their full potential – Heron House provides a warm and supportive environment for people to do just that, all while enjoying a community of like-minded peers.
Heron House is a shared multi-suite home consisting of various sized self–contained furnished suites all with a full bathroom. Common areas include kitchen, dining room, TV lounge with computer access, outdoor space, and indoor program space. Base rent for Rooms at Heron House (inclusive of on-site staff support, utilities, and access to house amenities) starts at $3,765/month.  Additionally, we have dedicated rooms available for respite, short, or longer term stays. 

Add-on services provided for an additional fee include:
• Medication Management
• Grocery shopping and/or meal preparation
• Housekeeping
• Transportation
• Personal Care

Let's chat about how you can access Garth Homer services.

Contact Selena Bewsky at 250-381-5243 or