Site Description

Opened April 1, 2000 Silver Birch Lodge is a contemporary styled 100-room lodge serving Strathcona County and area. The lodge offers several floor plans and pricing options within a home-like atmosphere. It is close to amenities with a major shopping center a short bus ride or drive from the lodge. The lodge provides a high quality of life in a caring and friendly manner to seniors 65 years of age or older who are active and functionally independent.

Silver Birch Lodge was the first facility to be constructed on a twelve-acre site that now hosts a seniors’ apartment complex, affordable living family housing, and shares space with the Robin Hood Association.

In early 2011 the lodge was renovated to expand its service and public areas, including an expanded dining room and kitchen, a private auditorium and chapel, and specialized games, exercise, and crafting areas. An additional expansion, Silver Birch Haven, is currently in the construction phase. This will add an additional 94 units of mixed lodge and lodge-apartment accommodation to the site.


Vacancies Available: Yes
Type & number of units available: 3 Studio suites 1 one bedroom unit
Vacancies last updated: 2021-01-26

Site Information

Terms of Occupancy: Rental/Lease
Housing Type: Public Not-For-Profit
Total Number of Units: 100

Communicate With Us

Site Contact Name: Silver Birch Lodge
Site Phone: 780-400-3600
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Acceptance Criteria

Eligibility Criteria: •65 years of age or older •Canadian Citizen or landed immigrant. •Functionally independent OR •Functionally independent with assistance of community based services. ◦Functional independence is defined as physically, mentally and emotionally able to look after their own personal needs and be able to interact socially with other residents. ◦Functional independence includes: ◾Maintaining appropriate personal hygiene ◾Getting from their room to the Dining Room for meals ◾Ability to maintain their room in a tidy condition ◾Living amicably with fellow residents and staff ◾Willingness to follow residential agreement •Under Age Applicants - Special Circumstances ◦If a situation arises where a vacant unit exists, and there are no interested eligible applicants 65 and over to fill the vacancy, the Foundation may lower the age eligibility. ◦All other eligibility criteria remain in effect. •Priority is given to residents of Strathcona County and Fort Saskatchewan. •No pets. •Electric Wheel Chairs are allowed upon approval by Management
Application Procedure: 1.Fill out the application form. 2.Have your doctor complete the medical form and return it to the location you are applying for along with your application. 3.Please include a copy of your most recent income tax notice of assessment, along with your application and medical form.
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Additional Criteria: Not Specified

Suite Information

1 Bedroom:
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Damage Deposit Required:
Minimum Rate ($): 1,340
Maximum Rate ($): 2,275
Rent Geared to Income (RGI):
RGI Rent Rate: Not Specified
Service Package Rate: $500 for additional tenant in a room. $37 for cable Parking extra
Unit Square Footage Minimum: 272
Unit Square Footage Maximum: 720
Additional Suite Information: Not Specified

Suite Amenities

Wheel Chair Accessible Suites:
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Additional Suite Features: Not Specified


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24 Hour Hospitality Staff:
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Additional Services: Not Specified

Building Amenities

Wheelchair Accessible Building:
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Additional Building Information: Not Specified

Map Location

914 Bison Way, Sherwood Park, Alberta T8H 2C4

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