Ts’i’ts’uwatul’ Lelum

Location:   Duncan
Operator:   M'akola ILBC Housing Society
Address:    5755 Allenby Rd, Duncan, BC  V9L 0E6
Phone:       250-597-2252

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


Publicly Subsidized Units: 50
Private-Pay Units: 0

Building Description

Ts’i’ts’uwatul Lelum is a four storey building with Aboriginal design and decor. The landscaping design creates a wonderful outdoor environment. 

Building Amenities

  • Dining room and private dining room
  • Craft room
  • Outdoor gathering place
  • Theatre room and lounge
  • Laundry on each floor
  • Assisted bathing room
  • Hair/podiatry room

Neighbourhood /Community Amenities

Close proximity to shopping, pharmacy and services near the downtown area.

Language, Culture or Religious Affiliation

Everyone is welcome

Philosophy of Care

We provide culturally appropriate, respectful, affordable shelter and hospitality services to all Residents.

Type of Accommodation

  • 50 units (46 one bedroom and 4 two bedroom units)
  • Each unit has a kitchen with fridge and stove
  • Additional storage in each unit


Residents pay 70% of their after-tax income which covers: 1) monthly rental accommodation; 2) hospitality services: two meals and two snacks daily, weekly housekeeping, laundry, etc.; 3) personal care; and 4) 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

  • An ongoing calendar of recreation events will be provided at Ts’i’ts’uwatul' Lelum
  • Crafts, bingo, music, art, fitness and entertainment are some of the regular events that will be provided
  • The outdoor space as well as special interior spaces will be used to provide meaningful events


Ground level entry with elevators to all levels

Motorized Scooter Policy

Allowed in the building and suites but not in the dining room

Pet Policy

No pets

Smoking Policy

Outdoor designated spaces only

Safety/Security Features

  • Safety features and emergency response
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Security cameras throughout the interior and exterior of the building

Visiting Information

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 Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) and Influenza Protection Policy (PDF).