Ayre Manor
Ayre Manor

About Sooke Elderly Citizens' Housing Society (SECHS)


To facilitate the provision of a range of high-quality seniors' housing and care options on the Ayre Manor property, primarily to allow low-to-moderate-income residents to age in place, surrounded by friends and family.


  • 1964 – The Original Founders – OAPO # 88, Sooke
  • 1967, June – Sooke Mirror, Pensioners Plan New Rest Home
  • 1968, May 2 – Sooke Elderly Citizens’ Housing Society formed
  • 1968, June – Incorporated under the Societies Act
  • 1968, Sep 18 – First AGM meeting on Wednesday
  • 1968 – Purchased land
  • 1972 – Built first 6-unit cottage building
  • 1978 – Built second 6-unit cottage building
  • 1984 – Built third 6-unit cottage building
  • 2008, July – Ayre Manor opens with 25 assisted living apartments and 32 residental complex care suites

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Future Plans - Work Continues

There is a growing need for safe, affordable housing for seniors. With room for expansion at this location, the Society looks forward to facilitating the building of additional Independent Living, Assisted Living and Complex Care units. Please consider active participation in this worthwhile endeavour.


Join SECHS (Sooke Elderly Citizens’ Housing Society) and make a difference in your community!

  • Lifetime Membership - $100
  • Annual Membership - $10

Please contact Ayre Manor for more information:

250.642.1750 ext. 101

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Board Of Directors

Sandy Pedneault

Vice Chair
Ron Dumont

Wynn LeComte

Position Open

Tom Bligh
Val Durr
Shirley Lowe
Henry Strong
Ron Fedosenko
Jane Maude

Director of Administration
Kerry Williams

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Need more info about any of our programs? Contact us.

Ph. 250.642.1750
ext. 104


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