Community Living for Seniors

GEF Seniors Housing is the largest non-profit social housing operator for seniors in Alberta and a registered charity. Our vision is to create vibrant, affordable communities for seniors. For our mission, we focus on providing affordable, well-maintained, and secure buildings, where our clients can live with dignity and thrive in their communities with the support of friendly and caring staff and volunteers.

We offer a wide selection of seniors’ self-contained apartments and lodge accommodations throughout Edmonton, to give you more choices of where you’d like to live. Our buildings are well-maintained and managed, and we are working hard every day to ensure your building is a place you can be proud to call home. On behalf of our more than 400 employees and nearly 3,800 tenants and residents, we extend to you a warm welcome!

84 % of GEF Lodge Seniors' families say they would recommend a family member or friend to live in a GEF community

1000 + seniors apply for housing each year

$ 24619 is the average annual income for GEF Apartment Seniors

GEF Housing Options Available

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Responsible for cooking your own meals and housekeeping

All of our buildings are well-maintained, safe and affordable. We have a variety of bachelor and one-bedroom suites to choose from. Some of our buildings also have a limited number of two-bedroom units for couples.

Subsidized: Rent 30% of gross monthly income, income criteria required

Affordable: Rosslyn Terrace and Ottewell Terrace – income criteria required; Sakaw Terrace – income criteria may be required

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Housekeeping and meals are provided

When you choose to live in a GEF lodge, you choose to be with a community of friends. Lodge services include three meals per day plus snacks, weekly housekeeping and linen service, a daily selection of activities to choose from and a variety of on-site amenities. There is an additional fee for laundry facilities, cable TV and parking. Non-medical staff are available 24 hours a day.

Subsidized: Rent 30% of gross monthly income plus support services fee, income criteria required

Affordable: Sakaw Terrace – income criteria not required

GEF Community Finder

Finding your new home can feel challenging, but we are here to help! Our Community Finder will narrow down your search, so you can find your new home more easily. If you are looking for an area of the city, a certain amenity, or even want to know what your rent would roughly look like, we’ve got you covered, with just a few clicks. Get started today!

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Featured Communities

Here you can view all of GEF Seniors Housing's featured communities!

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