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Victoria is full of incredible stories. Learn more about them from the organizations that are making Victoria the best place to live.

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Peninsula Streams Society Peninsula Streams Society children in a field

Peninsula Streams Society

Peninsula Streams Society helps coordinate stream restoration and habitat conservation on the Saanich Peninsula. We provide our associated groups with the technical expertise and resources to help...

Island Sexual Health Society

Island Sexual Health services Vancouver Island area by providing clinical services, community education and information about sexual health.
Leadership Victoria working with community members to tackle barriers facing homeless people in becoming employedLeadership Victoria: Building Leaders, Building Community

Leadership Victoria Society

Leadership Victoria is a community-based, voluntary organization committed to developing, supporting and celebrating outstanding community leaders who are passionately engaged in building a vibrant...

Umbrella Society for Addictions and Mental Health

We've been there. We can help.
Cultural programs, productions, events and celebrations at Mary Winspear CentreYouth performing arts at the Mary Winspear Centre

Mary Winspear Centre

The Mary Winspear Centre provides Capital Regional District residents a place to celebrate, partake in events, be involved in programs, and view performing arts. The Centre is the “Heart of our...
cover of Island Pathways 40-page history booklet, 1988-2013

Island Pathways

Working on Salt Spring Island to help create a safe, healthy, non-motorized environment to make our island safer for all road users.
Canadian College of Performing ArtsCanadian College of Performing Arts

Canadian College of Performing Arts

To offer quality training in a broad spectrum of skills which will prepare the students for careers in the performance arts locally, nationally or internationally.
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.

Community Living Victoria

Hope. Help. Home.
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...
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
The Wisdom of the OwlEvery story has a hero!

Story Theatre Productions Society

Story Theatre Company is a story telling theatre company that was created for elementary school aged children to encourage the love of literacy by allowing them to experience words come to life...

Victoria Child Abuse Prevention & Counselling Centre

Responding to children, youth and families affected by abuse and trauma in all its forms, by providing victim services, court preparation and support, counselling, prevention and education within the...
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.
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.
Georgia Strait Alliance logospecies at risk, whales, marine, ocean

Georgia Strait Alliance

Georgia Strait Alliance collaborates with individuals, businesses and government to protect and restore the marine environment, and promote the sustainability of the Strait of Georgia, its adjoining...
Swiftwater Rescue

British Columbia Search and Rescue Association

The BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) represents all 80 of the volunteer Ground Search and Rescue (GSAR) groups and the 2,500 GSAR volunteers who respond to over 1,600 incidents a year in the...
The Wisdom of the OwlEvery story has a hero!

Story Theatre Productions Society

Story Theatre Company is a story telling theatre company that was created for elementary school aged children to encourage the love of literacy by allowing them to experience words come to life...
Victoria Immigrant and Refugree Centre Society logo

Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre Society

To assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada, and to provide services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society, by assisting the...
The Wisdom of the OwlEvery story has a hero!

Story Theatre Productions Society

Story Theatre Company is a story telling theatre company that was created for elementary school aged children to encourage the love of literacy by allowing them to experience words come to life...
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...
Volunteers sort and bag books for children.Books are delivered to our collection depots each week.

"1000 X 5" Children's Book Recycling Projects (Beacon Community Services)

Three children's picture book recycling projects are underway across the Capital Regional District: Peninsula Connections for Early Childhood "1000 X5" (on the Saanich Peninsula),...
The ABC's of Physical Literacy encourage activity for lifeFinding community at The Cridge Village Senior's Centre

The Cridge Centre for the Family

...because love is the bottom line.
Horticulture Centre of the PacificHorticulture Centre of the Pacific gardens

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific

The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a not for profit society formed in 1979 with the goal of making Victoria a centre of excellence for horticulture education. On 43 hectares in the midst...

We Rage We Weep Alzheimer Foundation

We support persons with dementia or Alzheimer disease, their caregivers and families through programs and services that make a difference in their day to day lives.
Victoria Symphony - Symphony SplashVictoria Symphony

Victoria Symphony

Enriching lives through the shared experience of extraordinary music.

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.
Victoria Brain Injury SocietyVictoria Day Parade 2013

Victoria Brain Injury Society

Victoria Brain Injury Society gives survivors and their loved ones long term support through the journey of life after brain injury.
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