Independent and Supportive Living for seniors

Lesser Slave Lake Regional Housing Association (LSRHA) has played an active role in helping to address the needs of seniors in our area through affordable housing and other services. We provide our senior residents with accessible and well-maintained housing for independent living. Our facility offers 49 lodge-style units and 29 self-contained apartments

Our lodge facilities are reserved for seniors aged 55 and older, who are functionally independent or who can access assistance. You must apply to become a resident. Please submit an application form.

Vanderwell Heritage Place

Lodge Style Suites and Seniors' Self-Contained Apartments in Slave Lake, Alberta
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Building Location

301 6th Avenue NE
Slave Lake, Alberta

Site Manager

Gwen Zwick
301 6th Avenue NE
Slave Lake, Alberta
T0G 2A2

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How to Apply


To apply to become a resident at our Lodge facility, you may do so by choosing one of the following options:

  • Pick up an application at Vanderwell Heritage Place in person
  • OR Call 780-849-2927 to request that an application form be sent to you
  • OR Click Here for a printable application
  • Drop off your completed application in person at 301 6th Ave NE, Slave Lake, AB or email to

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Must be 55 years of age or older, or at least one person in a couple must meet the age requirement.
  2. Must be a Canadian Citizen or have landed immigrant status.
  3. Must be able to live independently or have access to assistance.

Vanderwell Heritage Place Amenities

  • 24-hour onsite friendly and knowledgeable staff
  • 24-hour security, video surveillance, emergency pendant, smoke detectors
  • Onsite hearing appointments, monthly
  • Transportation services
  • Exercise Room
  • Onsite hair salon
  • Library
  • Personal laundry services available for an additional fee
  • Parking (available for a monthly fee)
  • Main floor ventilated smoking room (our lodge facilities are smoke-free)
  • Individually controlled heating and cooling
  • Three-piece bath
  • High-speed wireless internet available in common areas
  • Cable TV
  • Chapel (2nd floor)
  • Outdoor patio (2nd and 3rd floors)
  • Beautiful courtyard
  • Greenhouse and garden boxes (limited)
  • Daily recreational activities

Lodge Basic Rent Cost

The monthly fees for our lodge facility are based on room size, but average $1200/ month. Rent includes all meals, housekeeping, utilities, and activities.

Services Included in Monthly Rent with a Lodge-Style Suite

  • 3 home cooked meals each day, ongoing snacks and beverages
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Access to lodge amenities and activities
  • Nursing, medication assistance and personal care (residents must apply for this service)
  • All basic utilities
  • Emergency Pendant

Seniors' self Contained apartments

  • Have access to all lodge amenities
  • Option to purchase meal cards
Contact Us
Vanderwell Heritage Place
#301 6th Ave N.E.
Slave Lake, AB
T0G 2A2
Lesser Slave Lake Regional 
Housing Authority
(Family Housing)
#617 5th Ave N.W.
Slave Lake, AB
T0G 2A1
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