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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 “...
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Threshold Housing Society

Threshold Housing Society helps at-risk youth attain self-reliance through long-term supportive transitional housing.
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.
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 “...
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...
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.
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.
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

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

Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society

National Historic Site and Historic House Museum
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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...
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.
676 Kittyhawk Air CadetsLearning the 'Salute'

676 Kittyhawk Sponsoring Committee Society

Located in Sidney, BC, Canada, the 676 Kittyhawk Squadron, established in 1958, is one of 400+ Squadrons across Canada. Royal Canadian Air Cadets is a organization for youth between the ages of 12-18.
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.
Polarization of generations is broken down at the Victoria Film Festival's Free B Fest

Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival

The Victoria Film Festival brings the world to Victoria. Curating presentations of unique art, ideas and lifestyles from across Canada and around the world. Offering year-round screenings at The Vic...
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...
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to develop life skills by exploring their potential through arts experiences.
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.
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.
Arbutus Singers - Choir Kids logoArbutus Singers - Choir Kids

Arbutus Singers Music Education Society - ChoirKids

We are a group of six kids choirs in Victoria, BC Canada, singing for fun and having a wonderful time.
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.
A young boy has his hand up to a computer screen and is learning to read using screen magnification assistive technologyMason and his mom sit with a tactile book in front of them while Mason touches the tactile image of a hand.

CNIB, BC Yukon Division

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and...
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...
Citizen Science Water Monitoring Stewardship

Evergreen BC

Inspiring action to green cities.
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...
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.
Citizens' Counselling Centre

Greater Victoria Citizens Counselling Centre

Assisting adult and young adult community members in attaining socially and psychologically satisfying lives by providing quality, accessible, volunteer counselling services.
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...
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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...
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