Selkirk Place - Assisted Living

This six-storey apartment style residence is conveniently located on Selkirk Waterfront near the Gorge waterway.

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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.

385 Waterfront Cres
Victoria, B.C.
V8T 0A7

250-940-1028 ext 1111

Selkirk Seniors Village LLP

Accreditation Status

Accredited May 2013-May 2017.

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Publicly Subsidized Units: 25
Private-Pay Units: 16

Building Description

This six-storey apartment style residence is conveniently located on Selkirk Waterfront near the Gorge waterway. Close proximity to community resources including the Royal Canadian Legion and local cafes/restaurants. There is a bus stop in front of the building and retail including a pharmacy within six blocks. Outdoor features include inviting grounds, patio areas and a waterfront walkway including the Galloping Goose Trail. There is a complex care facility on the same site.

Building Amenities

The building's in-house amenities include a family room, arts and craft room, hair salon, tuck shop, wellness centre, library/sun room, recreation room, resident kitchen and family dining room.

Facility-Specific Restrictions
  • tenants are 65+ years of age (younger individuals considered by exception)
  • single tenants plus eight private suites available for double occupancy
Neighbourhood/Community Amenities

Close to the Galloping Goose and the Gorge Waterway Trestle in the Selkirk Waterfront area. Several small cafes, Legion, restaurants, Montessori School, park and trails within walking distance. Burnside Community Centre, Tim Horton’s and Mayfair Mall within three to five blocks. Bus stop out back on Gorge Road.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

English and non-denominational.

Philosophy of Care

Retirement Concepts considers each resident unique and strives to enhance their sense of dignity, usefulness and self-respect while promoting health and wellness. In order to do so, resident care is delivered through seven primary values: choice, health and well being, dignity, confidentiality, fairness, accountability, and environments that provide safe, competent ethical care.

Type of Accommodation
  • single or double occupancy
  • 33 studio apartments (25 publicly subsidized & 8 private-pay) 
  • eight one bedroom apartments (private-pay only) 
  • ensuite bathrooms with step in shower
  • wheelchair accessible units available
  • studio dimensions (378 - 457 sq ft.)
  • one bedroom dimensions (637 - 693 sq ft.)

Residents in publicly subsidized units pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers:

  • monthly rental accommodation
  • hospitality services: two meals 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 (if not part of care plan), household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Private pay residents pay set rate per month and which does not include personal care costs.

Special Recreational Opportunities

Selkirk Place offers a wide variety of recreation and leisure programs, lead by friendly and qualified recreation staff members, under the direction of the Recreation Therapist. Each resident is encouraged and supported to increase personal wellness in their physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive domains, through recreation participation and exploration.

Residents can choose to enjoy baking and special meals in the resident kitchen; explore arts and crafts in the Studio; read and relax in the sun lounge; sing, dance or watch movies in the recreation room; or challenge themselves to a group crossword puzzle in the fireside Lounge. Friends and family are encouraged to attend special events as a resident’s guest.

Outdoor programs are scheduled regularly in the courtyard/patios and/or in the Selkirk Waterfront neighbourhood.


Manual or power wheelchairs used throughout.

Motorized Scooter Policy

Designated storage available for rental.

Pet Policy

No pets.

Smoking Policy

Smoking permitted in designated outdoor areas.

Safety/Security Features
  • secured entrance with 24-hour staffing
  • cameras monitoring building grounds/entrances/exits and building parkades  
Any Other Amenities
  • hair salon
  • fitness room
  • art studio
  • tuck shop
  • recreation room
  • resident kitchen
  • family room
  • scooter storage area
  • tenant parking - rental
  • complex care on site
Visiting Information

Find information on assisted living visitor guidelines.

Please contact staff to learn more about visiting this location.

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