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Victoria Hospice

Victoria Hospice

Our mission: to enhance quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.
NEED2 LogoTURN IT UP

NEED2: Suicide Prevention, Education and Support

NEED2′s goal is suicide prevention, education and support. We are working to create a suicide-free community, province, country and world several steps at a time. Vision Statement: Caring communities...
Guide dog puppy in training.Jason with his Autism Support Dog, Echo.

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs

The mission of BC & Alberta Guide Dogs is to meet the growing demand for professionally trained Guide Dogs and Autism Support Dogs for citizens of British Columbia and Alberta.
KidSport Greater Victoria funds 5000!

KidSport Greater Victoria

KidSport™ Victoria exists to ensure that kids in need can benefit from participation in a season of sport.
Pacifica Housing logoLower Mural at "The Pacifica"; Pacifica Housing

Pacifica Housing Advisory Association

Pacifica Housing's mission is to be a leading innovative provider of affordable homes and support services that contribute to the independence of individuals and families. We believe in “...
Spawning Sockeye Salmon

Pacific Salmon Foundation

Since 1987, the Pacific Salmon Foundation has funded and led on projects that conserve, restore and enhance wild Pacific salmon conservation in B.C. and the Yukon.
Seniors Serving Seniors

Seniors Serving Seniors

Promoting the Independence and Well-Being of Seniors in Greater Victoria.
Victoria Cool Aid Society logoVictoria Cool Aid Society

Victoria Cool Aid Society

In partnership with others, the Victoria Cool Aid Society will end homelessness in Greater Victoria by 2018, while improving quality of life.
Victoria Restorative Justice Society logoVictoria Restorative Justice Society healing circle

Victoria Restorative Justice Society

Restorative Justice Victoria is a non-profit, community-based program that facilitates dialogues in the aftermath of crime and other harmful behaviour that occurs in the City of Victoria, Esquimalt,...

Vancouver Island Providence Community Association (Providence Farm)

Our focus shall be upon the renewal of body and spirit, and upon people caring for the soil, and the soil nurturing the people.
HepCBC Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, confronting HCV since 1996HepCBC's Outreach & Anti-Stigma Message to Newcomer, Baby Boomer, and Rural Populations

HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society

Run by and for people affected by hepatitis C, HepCBC is a non-profit organization providing education, prevention and support - since 1996 - to those living with HCV. HepCBC strives to make the...
James Bay New HorizonsJames Bay New Horizons membership

James Bay New Horizons

Helping people maintain, improve and develop new skills, interests and social opportunities, and enhancing the quality of life of our members and visitors.
HepCBC Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, confronting HCV since 1996HepCBC's Outreach & Anti-Stigma Message to Newcomer, Baby Boomer, and Rural Populations

HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society

Run by and for people affected by hepatitis C, HepCBC is a non-profit organization providing education, prevention and support - since 1996 - to those living with HCV. HepCBC strives to make the...
Creating Hopeful Futures - Victoria Women's Transition HouseVictoria Women's Transition House - staff

Victoria Women's Transition House

Victoria Women’s Transition House Society, working collaboratively, provides shelter, support, counselling and education to women of all ages, with or without children, so that they can live free...
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
Learning Through LossLearning Through Loss canoeing

Learning Through Loss

Learning Through Loss designs and delivers grief and loss education and supportive programs to youth, and promotes awareness in the community about the importance of supporting young people through...
HepCBC Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society, confronting HCV since 1996HepCBC's Outreach & Anti-Stigma Message to Newcomer, Baby Boomer, and Rural Populations

HepCBC Hepatitis C Education & Prevention Society

Run by and for people affected by hepatitis C, HepCBC is a non-profit organization providing education, prevention and support - since 1996 - to those living with HCV. HepCBC strives to make the...
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding AssociationCowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association provides therapeutic riding and equine-based therapeutic services for persons with disabilities.

Bridges for Women Society

Bridges is a gutsy, innovative, heart-centered community agency. Our trauma-informed employment training and supportive programs inspire women affected by trauma, violence, abuse or neglect to...
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding AssociationCowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association provides therapeutic riding and equine-based therapeutic services for persons with disabilities.
Victoria Cool Aid Society logoVictoria Cool Aid Society

Victoria Cool Aid Society

In partnership with others, the Victoria Cool Aid Society will end homelessness in Greater Victoria by 2018, while improving quality of life.
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society logoPower To Be Adventure Therapy Society winter hiking

Power To Be Adventure Therapy Society

Power To Be's mission is to inspire youth and families in need of support to discover their limitless abilities through nature based programs.
Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT)Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT) handbook

Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT)

Based in Victoria, BC, we coordinate efforts to protect and restore Garry Oak and associated ecosystems and the species at risk that inhabit them.
SWOVA Salt Spring Women Against Violence Society

SWOVA Community Development and Research Society

SWOVA - Empowering Youth for a Better Tomorrow! Our programs teach youth to reject violence and find peaceful solutions in their lives.
Smart and Caring Communities Victoria Foundation

Smart & Caring Community Fund (Victoria Foundation)

Bringing to life a vision for a smarter and more caring nation.
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding AssociationCowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association

Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association provides therapeutic riding and equine-based therapeutic services for persons with disabilities.
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
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