Salsbury Community Society operates affordable housing communities seeking to be a sign that love and community are possible between all people. We nurture and tend intentional communities to create spaces of belonging for people from varied backgrounds of life.

SCS Housing: Unfolding and Unlearning As We Go

“You are not breaking. You are not broken. You are unfolding” – Luca Fogale “Unfolding” song lyric

At a local neighbourhood meeting 25 years ago, a mental health advocacy group asked local churches what they were doing for the increasing number of homeless people. At the time, Grandview church wasn’t doing much. After that meeting a few members of the church formed Salsbury Community Society (SCS) and they began to operate three community houses in the neighbourhood. The idea was to bring a diverse group of people together and share life in an increasingly unaffordable neighbourhood. The “host community” in each house were often people from Grandview Church, and they invited people who needed housing to live there alongside them. 


Like our logo, Salsbury Community Society is made up of many dots: staff and board members, the vulnerable individuals we welcome and serve, and those who volunteer and partner with us.

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