The Dodson is self-sufficient for core housing costs. Tenant rents pay for basic housing expenses.

However, many persons at the Dodson have serious medical and addiction problems. Donations are needed to treat the whole person.

Whole Life Housing at the Dodson, donations are needed to provide food, addiction and medical supports, employment programs and housekeeping for severely ill persons.

You can donate to these Whole Life Housing programs:

  • Meal programs
  • Housekeeping
  • Addiction treatments
  • Medical supports
  • Employment programs

An annual Capital Campaign has been launched to complete the restoration of the 100-year-old Dodson Rooms.

Proposed improvements which need your support:

  • Roof restoration
  • Window replacement
  • Electrical upgrades
  • Plumbing upgrades
  • Facade and painting
  • Room renovations

Capital funds will restore the physical structure and extend the life of the five-storey building.

How your Dodson dollar is spent:

Administration 7%
Meal programs 11%
Addiction treatment 14%
Mental health support 12%
Employment support 9%
Capital Improvements 47%