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Community Living Victoria

Hope. Help. Home.

Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra

Since 1986, uniting youth and music …In Symphony! Orchestral training by expert faculty; Main-stage & outreach concerts; Mentorship, musicianship & friendship; Inspiring youth to excellence.
Preschoolers on BeachBeach Cleanup

Mayne Island Conservancy Society

The Mayne Island Conservancy Society fosters harmony between nature and community by conserving and restoring forests, wetlands, shoreline and nearshore ecosystems, engaging volunteers, providing...
Seniors Serving Seniors

Seniors Serving Seniors

Promoting the Independence and Well-Being of Seniors in Greater Victoria.
Growing Young Farmers SocietyA "budding" young farmer in the garden

Growing Young Farmers Society

We engage all grade level students in the practice of farming. We educate to create the conditions for food security and local economy.
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.
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence buildingPacific Institute for Sport Excellence logo

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence

The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence and its partners are led by a world class team delivering innovative education and applied research, expert driven services and programs, sport science and...
LifeCycles Project Society box of pearsLifeCycles Project Society

LifeCycles Project Society

LifeCycles cultivates community health from the ground up by connecting people, the food they eat & the land it comes from. We support people in gaining the knowledge, skills & resources they...
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...
Young Parents Support NetworkFun during drop-in

Young Parents Support Network

Young Parents Support Network (YPSN) is a small, non-profit organization whose mission is to support and empower young parent families.

Volunteer Victoria

To build healthy communities enriched by volunteers.
Men's Trauma Centre

Men's Trauma Counselling Society

To provide psychological and practical support to males sixteen years and older who suffer from the effects of trauma, in order to facilitate their emotional healing.
Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence buildingPacific Institute for Sport Excellence logo

Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence

The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence and its partners are led by a world class team delivering innovative education and applied research, expert driven services and programs, sport science and...
1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre mom and kids1Up Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Single Parent Resource Centre

1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre is a registered non-profit society that has been committed to serving the varied and changing needs of single parent families in the Greater Victoria area...
AIDS Vancouver Island loglAIDS Vancouver Island in the community

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island’s mission is to serve the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C.
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.

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...
Artemis Place Society logoArtemis Place Society - in the kitchen

Artemis Place Society

Artemis Place Society runs the Artemis Young Parent Program and Artemis Place Secondary School for young women ages 15-19 who have faced challenges finding success in the public school system or who...
AIDS Vancouver Island loglAIDS Vancouver Island in the community

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island’s mission is to serve the needs of people infected and affected by HIV and hepatitis C.

Victoria Foundation

Connecting people who care with causes that matter.

World Fisheries Trust

Dedicated to the equitable and sustainable use and conservation of aquatic biodiversity.
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.

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...
Family Caregivers of British ColumbiaFamily Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia

Family Caregivers of British Columbia is a not-for-profit charity established in 1989 whose mission is to inform, support and educate on issues of concern to family and friend caregivers who provide...
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.
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria logoImmigrant youth at ICA Youth Arts Summer Camp

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

ICA helps individuals and organizations connect across cultures. We provide information, support and tools to help immigrants reach their goals. By engaging people through networks, education and...

Vital Youth Program (Victoria Foundation)

The Vital Youth program (previously Youth in Philanthropy) provides students with hands-on experience in philanthropy and community development.

Victoria Philharmonic Choir Society

The Victoria Philharmonic Choir brings choral music to life! We are an auditioned, multi-generational ensemble of 80 voices, performing a broad repertoire ranging from Renaissance to twenty-...
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