The ASK Wellness Society would like to acknowledge that our programs and facilities operate on Secwepemcúl'ecw, Nłeʔkepmx Tmíxʷ, and Syilx tmixʷ traditional and unceded territories.
February 28, 2023

Introducing "The Confluence"

Introducing the Confluence in Kamloops BC

 Introducing 

“The Confluence” at 346 Campbell Avenue, Kamloops, BC 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Sheet 

ASK Wellness Society, in partnership with BC Housing and the City of Kamloops, is proud to announce plans to construct 80 affordable homes located at 346 Campbell Avenue. 

Suite Breakdown: 

  • 20 one bedroom units 
  • 45 two bedroom units 
  • 15 three bedroom units 
Building design details are provided above as a guide and are subject to change

What kind of housing?

The building will provide affordable housing for families and seniors with low to moderate incomes. Each home will have its own balcony, kitchen, and bathroom.

Why “The Confluence”?

Confluence: “a flowing together. In a literal sense, it is about rivers, but is more often used to talk about the coming together of factors, ideas, or cultures in a diverse city.” This name was chosen as we aim for the Confluence to be a building that brings together a diverse range of seniors and families, while also paying tribute to the Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc lands and rivers.

When will construction start and when will the building open?

ASK Wellness Society and BC Housing are currently finalizing building design details and funding. BC Housing submitted a development permit application to the City with a preliminary building design on February 28th, 2023. Once all details are finalized, construction will begin.

The building design details and construction dates are preliminary and subject to change.

Who will be building The Confluence?

ASK Wellness Society and BC Housing have selected D and T Developments, a local, female owned-and-operated development company to build this new apartment building. The architect is Station One.

How is this building different from other ASK Wellness Society housing facilities?

ASK Wellness Society owns and operates over 300 units of housing in Kamloops, providing housing to people across the housing spectrum. The Confluence will provide affordable homes to families and seniors on low to moderate incomes. ASK Wellness Society has been providing affordable housing for families and seniors in the region for the past five years.

How was ASK Wellness Society selected to own and operate this development?

BC Housing issued a province-wide request for proposals in the winter of 2021 to the non- profit sector to submit applications for the construction and management of new affordable housing, under the Community Housing Fund. ASK Wellness Society’s submission for an 80-unit

building was successful.

Where is the development happening?

The Confluence will be built at 346 Campbell Avenue, Kamloops. ASK Wellness Society, in partnership with BC Housing, is under contract to purchase the 346 Campbell Avenue property from the City of Kamloops.

How will the project be funded?

ASK Wellness Society will receive funding to construct the building from BC Housing through the Community Housing Fund, once details are finalized.

About the operator.

ASK Wellness Society is a charitable not-for-profit housing and health organization that has operated in Kamloops for over 30 years. The Society operates over 700 housing units in the Interior of BC, including supportive housing, seniors housing, and family housing.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

Please reach out to ASK Wellness Society directly at info@askwellness.ca or at 250 299 2262.

BC Housing is also developing an interactive Let’s Talk Page which will be available at www.letstalkhousingbc.ca beginning in March 2023.

Article written by 
ASK Wellness Society

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