Ancoura is a not-for-profit, volunteer-based organization and a registered charity.

Our mission at Ancoura is to provide a nurturing and fulfilling environment for adults living with a mental illness, through stable, affordable housing and a supportive community.


The word Ancoura combines parts of words from English, French and Latin.

Ancoura is an anchor, which gives stability in stable, long-term housing embraced by a vibrant community of supports. Within this framework, Ancoura is characterized by heart — (coeur in French and cor in latin) denoting caring, warmth, love and friendship; by courage — a belief in the potential for individual growth; and by the encouragement — that we offer to one another within a supportive community.

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