The Nigel program does not accept applications for admission directly. All applications are handled through the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA). To qualify for admission to Nigel programs, people must meet citizenship and provincial residency requirements and the criteria VIHA has established for admission. Health Authority staff will conduct a thorough, standardized assessment of a person’s need and urgency for residential care to determine whether they are eligible.
For information, please call the VIHA General Enquiries Line at 250-388-2273 or 1-888-533-2273 or visit the VIHA residential care information website.