About Us & Donations

Chetwynd Senior Citizens Housing SocietyAbout the Society

The Chetwynd Senior Citizens Housing Society is a non-profit society, incorporated in 1981. We provide affordable independent housing, assisted living and supportive housing to seniors in Chetwynd, BC. The goal of our volunteer board of directors and staff is to provide the environment that the seniors may continue to live their lives fully. Our Little Prairie Haven units have been providing seniors with affordable independent housing since 1984. In 2008, our society received an Olympic Legacy Grant from the Government of BC. This allowed us to build Assisted Housing and Supportive Living units on land donated by the Surerus family. Surerus Place offers Assisted Housing and Supportive Living for seniors who need additional assistance.


Membership in our society is open to individuals and the membership dues are $5.00 per year. Drop by the Surerus Place to become a member and help us serve our community housing needs! By becoming a member, you are entitled to a vote at the Annual General Meeting and to nominate members of the Board of Directors. Members assist in running of programs, trade show and other special events, and can sit on committees.


Our society is a non-profit registered charity with Canada Revenue Agency  BN #133005710RR0001. Donations can be made in person at Surerus Place or by mail. A tax receipt will be issued by return mail for donations received this way. You may also donate on line through Canada Helps or Changeit Canada .
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 Donor Recognition Program

The Chetwynd Senior Citizens Housing Society’s donor recognition program provides meaningful recognition of donations and identifies levels of giving. The donor recognition applies to all fundraising projects, memorial donations, and bequests. Cumulative gift totals starting at $500.00 will be used when determining the appropriate donor level. 

Levels of Recognition

Platinum        $50,000.00

Gold              $25,000.00

Silver             $10,000.00

Bronze           $ 1,000.00

Honour           $    500.00

Donate In Memory Gifts 

We will send a card to the family acknowledging your donation.

Chetwynd Senior Citizens Housing Society salutes and honours our Donors of Recognition for their generosity. Please visit our Donor wall located in the lobby of Surerus Place.

 Thank You Donors

We would like to thank the following individuals, organizations and businesses who have supported the cause of the Society since 2009.

Platinum Level        

Peace River Regional District, Sharon and Lou Surerus, District of Chetwynd

Gold Level       

Spectra Energy, The Archies     

Silver Level  

Lake View Credit Union, Talisman Energy , Walter Energy

Bronze Level   

Chetwynd Health Care Society, Elis Nicholson, Royal Purple Lodge, Carl Rose, Warm Hearts Charitable Foundation, Kadziolka and Smart Optometrists

Honour Level        

Beta Sigma Phi, CIBC, Pine Valley Seniors Association, Derek & Maureen Wilson, Swiss Inn, Don & Jean Hicks, Nor Brite Electric, Marion Hoover, Grethe Smith, Yvonne Elden


A special thanks to the Royal Canadian Legion Chetwynd branch for the use of the Legion community bus.