Parry Place - Assisted Living

In the heart of James Bay, two blocks to pharmacy, Senior Centre, Thrifty’s, coffee bars and more.

Contact Us

Access to subsidized assisted living units is through a Community Health Services assessment. 

Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized units. For more information on subsidized residential care, contact an Island Health Community Health Services office near you.

For information on market units, please refer to the Seniors Housing Directory of BC.

408 Parry St
Victoria, B.C.
V8V 2H7


Beacon Community Services

Accreditation Status

Accredited by Accreditation Canada.

Accreditation is an external peer review process to assess and improve the services health care organizations provide to their patients and clients, based on standards of excellence set by Accreditation Canada. For more information, visit:


Publicly Subsidized Units: 21
Private-Pay Units: 0

Building Description
  • low-rise four storey apartment building constructed in 2008
  • wood frame construction with sprinkler system
Building Amenities

Dining Room for residents complete with snack bar, used as activity space as well.

Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

In the heart of James Bay, two blocks to pharmacy, Senior Centre, Thrifty’s, coffee bars etc.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

All are welcome.

Philosophy of Care

Helping people, improving lives. Encouraging independence and social model of care.

Type of Accommodation
  • 21 one-bedroom units of 400 sq. ft.
  • elevator
  • laundry room (should resident desire to complete their own laundry)
  • parking space for scooters/wheelchairs outside each unit complete with electrical outlet

Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers:

  • monthly rental accommodation
  • hospitality services: two meals and two snacks daily, weekly housekeeping, laundry, etc.
  • personal care
  • on-site emergency response system

Residents on income assistance pay a flat rate. Items not included as a part of the monthly fee include: telephone, cable, hydro, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Special Recreational Opportunities

Activity Coordinator on site to coordinate social & recreational opportunities such as:

  • bus tours
  • crafts
  • baking
  • games (Wii, Bingo, Cards etc.)
  • musical entertainment
  • monthly contests complete with prizes
  • exercise Program
  • manicures
  • birthday Parties
  • pet Visits and much more

Bathrooms are equipped with many grab bars and have adequate turning radius for transfers. Two suites are available with wheel-in showers.

Motorized Scooter Policy
  • allowed in building and personal suites
  • elevator equipped to accommodate all sizes
Pet Policy

No pets, but visiting pets are most welcome.

Smoking Policy

All residents who reside at Parry Place must be non-smokers. No medicinal marijuana.

Safety/Security Features
  • secured entrance
  • camera monitoring at front entrance and throughout building common areas
  • care staff 24 hours a day
  • regular fire drills
  • earthquake preparation training and kit

There are two guest parking spots on the property at the front of the building. Please feel free to park in these spaces if they are available. There is also ample one-hour parking on Parry Street.

Visiting Information

Find information on assisted living visitor guidelines.

Please contact staff to learn more about visiting this location.

When visiting a family member or friend at Parry Place please ring their corresponding enter phone number that is listed at the front door.

For general inquiries please ring the General Office number. All visitors are asked to sign in and out of the guest book located by the front door. We are not able to offer guest suites for our out of town guests. Residents wishing to have a guest 'sleep over' in their suite must obtain written confirmation from the Site Coordinator. Small visiting pets are welcome at Parry Place.

We are not able to accommodate pets on a permanent basis. Animals are not allowed in common areas when food is being served. Prior approval from the Site Coordinator is required before a pet can enter Parry Place. Parry Place is a smoke free environment. There is no smoking allowed in any of the common areas or in the individual suites.

During influenza season (typically December-March), to help protect patients from the flu, all visitors will be expected to wear a mask in our facilities if they have not had a flu shot. For more information, please read our Influenza Protection Policy.


Sooke Region, West Shore & Urban Greater Victoria