Become a Member

Learn the benefits of BCCPA and EngAge BC membership

BCCPA and EngAge BC serve a diverse membership across the province, and are proud to be the leading voice for the seniors living and wellness sector in British Columbia. Our Association supports our members to provide safe, high quality of life to seniors accessing seniors living, care, and support services. We do this through research, education, advocacy and partnerships. Click here to read about member benefits.

The Association’s members fall into the following categories: 

  • Long-term care 
  • Assisted living 
  • Independent living 
  • Home health care 
  • Commercial
  • Associate

Together, BCCPA and EngAge BC support over 450 members, with BCCPA representing organizations which provide publicly subsidized care, while EngAge BC represents providers of private-pay care and support, particularly independent living and home health operators. 

Questions about becoming a member? 

Contact Andrea Mameri, Manager Events, Administration and Member Services
Office: (604) 736-4233 x 235 Email: 


Annual membership fees for long-term care providers are calculated by the number of beds operated by the provider.

Annual Membership Fee (Long-Term Care): $35.00/bed/year

To apply, fill and submit our online membership application.

Annual membership fees for assisted living providers are calculated by the number of suites operated by the provider

Annual Membership Fee (Assisted Living): $27/suite/year

To apply, fill and submit our online membership application.

For the purposes of membership, independent living refers to seniors’ housing where hospitality services are provided, such as meals, housekeeping, laundry and recreation activities. This definition does not refer to suites where the resident receives assisted living or care services delivered by the operator, nor does it include housing without hospitality services. 

Annual Membership Fee (Independent Living): $10.00/suite/year until April 1, 2021, then

Minimum Rate: $400.00/year

To join EngAge BC as an independent living member, fill and submit our online membership application. 

Annual membership fees for home health providers are calculated at $0.02/hour/year. A minimum fee of $400/year, and maximum fee is $6,000/year are in place.

Home health care operators are supported by EngAge BC.

To apply, fill and submit our online membership application.

Commercial members typically offer products and services of interest to service providers such as insurance, communications technology or IT services, furniture, or safety equipment.

To apply as a commercial member, fill and submit our online membership application.

Category 1: four FTEs or less $595/year
Category 2: Over four FTEs $1,100/year

Learn more about the benefits of commercial membership here.

An associate member is either a not-for-profit organization or an individual whose work supports or compliments that of BC Care Providers Association in the area of seniors care. Associate members are discouraged from selling or marketing products and/or services to our service provider members.

To apply, fill and submit our associate member application.

Annual Membership Fee (Associate): $595

  • All membership applications are subject to final review and formal approval by the BCCPA Board of Directors and are normally processed within 30 calendar days.
  • Payment by cheque or credit card is due at the time of the application.
  • An organization applying for membership is required to register all beds and suites with the Association – e.g., an organization could not register their long-term care beds, but not their independent living suites, for example. 
  • All fees paid by our members, including business information such as hours of care delivered are kept strictly confidential.
  • A corporate discount schedule is available, please connect with Andrea Mameri, Manager Events, Administration and Member Services, for more information.
  • Service providers with residences which are currently under construction are invited to join us as associate members ($595/year).
  • BCCPA members must abide by the organization’s Code of Ethics, available to read here.
  • Associate and commercial members are considered “non-voting members” for the purposes of BCCPA’s annual AGM. 
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