The Reaching Home Program

Reaching Home

The Reaching Home Program supports low-income Métis citizens and self-identified Métis who are homeless, precariously housed or facing housing instability by providing housing loss prevention and housing stabilization services.

Program Services include, but are not limited to:

  • housing crisis interventions and eviction prevention support;
  • assistance with rent and utility arrears;
  • support with housing searches and the rental application process;
  • assistance and support for those exiting homelessness, including damage deposit and first months’ rent;
  • assistance with housing set-up costs including basic furnishings and household items;
  • assistance with transportation costs to access emergency accommodations;
  • information on community resources and supports; and
  • information and referrals to other relevant MNBC Programs and resources.

Program Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must:

  • be experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless;
  • be an MNBC citizen, verified by providing a copy of their MNBC citizenship card, or self-identify as Métis;
  • be a resident of BC;
  • have a total gross annual household income of $54,000.00 or less; 
  • not have assets of more than $2,500.00 (excluding a personal vehicle); and
  • not be a homeowner.

If you would like to apply for Reaching Home, please complete the application form and return it to or mail it to #380- 13401 108 Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3T 5T3.

If technology is a struggle for you, please connect with MNBC, your local Chartered Community or a family member for assistance.

Download the Application Form (PDF)