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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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Our Place Society

Our Place offers our most vulnerable citizens a place to call their own, where we live, share and grow together.
Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM Association

Theatre SKAM was formed in 1995 with a mission to create theatre that is innovative and entertaining, and above all – never boring.
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...

Umbrella Society for Addictions and Mental Health

We've been there. We can help.
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Threshold Housing Society

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

artsREACH

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

The Other Guys Theatre Company

The Other Guys Theatre creates musical theatrical productions inspired by local stories.
Power of Hope SocietyPower of Hope Society music and dance

Power of Hope Society

Power of Hope unleashes the positive potential of youth through arts-centered camps and programs that value self-awareness, leadership, environmental stewardship, community and social change.

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.
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.

Ptarmigan Music and Theatre Society

Providing arts outreach programs for isolated and marginalized communities, focusing on the Southern Gulf Island and the greater Victoria, BC area.
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...
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...

Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula

The Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula. Serving Sidney, North Saanich and Central Saanich
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.
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.
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.
KidCare Canada Society mother and babyKidCare Canada Society

KidCare Canada Society

KidCareCanada Society translates current research and applies technology to produce appealing educational resources that are relevant to the 21st century new parent.
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.
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The Soup Kitchen

The Soup Kitchen is operated by the "9-10 Club Serving Soup to the Hungry", a registered non-profit, non-denominational society.

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...
artsREACh painting workshop

artsREACH

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

Community Living Victoria

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