Foodbank, soup kitchen, thrift stores, family services, community care ministries, church
BC and Yukon Kairos
KAIROS deliberates on issues of common concern, advocates for social change and joins with people of faith and goodwill in action for social transformation.
Haven Society provides emergency shelter, emotional support, counselling and advocacy for women, children and families in the mid-Vancouver Island region.
Canadian Mental Health – British Columbia
Canadian Mental Health Association is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. CMHA supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing metal illness
The Career Centre helps connect employees with employers providing and efficient and effective way to help get people in our community the jobs they need.
Oceanside Health Centre – Mental Health and Substance Use Team
Oceanside Health Centre provides services such as urgent care, primary care, medical imaging, outpatient laboratory services, Telehealth, and integrated community care teams.
This Website is a starting point for those researching or wanting to learn more about homelessness, particularly in Canada. They address definitions, statistics and common myths and questions. They also look at real costs of homelessness.
Think of this as your entry point to the vast library – they have over 30,000 resources – that is the Homeless Hub website.
When you are ready to explore issues in homelessness in more detail, you can view Topics or Solutions. The Education section is great for students and teachers who want to discuss this issue in an elementary or secondary classroom setting.
If you’re looking for a particular resource, we invite you to search for it in their Library.
The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), formerly CARBC, is a network of individuals and groups dedicated to the study of substance use and addiction in support of community-wide efforts to promote health and reduce harm. Our research is used to inform a broad range of projects, reports, publications and initiatives aimed at providing all people in Canada and beyond with access to happier, healthier lives, whether using substances or not. Read more about CISUR.