Summit Residence


1335 Summit Avenue
Prince Rupert BC V8J 4L2



Access to subsidized assisted living units is through a Home Health assessment. For more information on subsidized units, contact the Home Health office nearest you. Please do not contact the Operator directly regarding subsidized units.


Northern Health

Building description
  • Two story building with elevator and resident parking.
  • Built in 2009.
Building amenities

Communal dining room, two laundry rooms (one on each floor), lounge/activity area.

Language, culture or religious affiliation

English, honouring diversity.

Philosophy of care

To provide choice, privacy, independence, individuality and respect to seniors and adults with disabilities who are living at risk in the community.

Accreditation status

Residence is not accredited, but Northern Health is part of an industry self-regulation program (Accreditation Canada)

Type of accommodation
  • 15 publicly subsidized assisted living units - one bedroom units, for single or double occupancy.
  • Each apartment has a kitchen, bathroom and bedroom with closet & some storage.

The monthly charge for publicly subsidized Assisted Living is based on income. Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income, up to a maximum amount. The monthly fee covers rental accommodation, hospitality services, personal care and on-site emergency response system. Hydro is subsidized; residents pay only $15.00 per month.

Persons receiving disability benefits from the Ministry of Housing and Social Development pay a fixed rate.

Items not included as a part of the monthly fee include: telephone, cable, personal laundry, household and toiletry supplies, medications, personal care products and insurance.

Special recreational opportunities
  • Monthly meals out, barbeques, bingo’s, birthday party’s, social events, community events, church services, games day’s, exercise classes 3 times a week, spa days, music therapy.
Motorized scooter policy

Residents keep motorized scooters in their apartments. There is also space available on site to store a scooter.

Pet policy

Residents may keep a small dog or cat that does not exceed 25lbs. A resident may register a pet with Northern Health that they have at the time of move in. They may not register a pet after move in, or to replace a pet they had on move in.

Smoking policy

All Northern Health facilities are smoke free. Residents are asked to smoke outside the facility in designated areas.

Safety/security features
  • Secure entrance and exit doors, intercom system to access apartments, residents wear an emergency response pendant to alert staff if they are in need of help.
  • Built in fire and sight alarms in apartments.
Parking (resident/visitor)

There are two parking spaces available for residents with cars and a parking lot available for staff and visitors to park in.

Neighbourhood/community amenities

Summit Residences is within close proximity to bus route and hospital.