Greater Victoria community resources

We’ve compiled the following list of community resources for you to explore:

Beacon Community Services is a community-based, not-for-profit agency which provides a wide range of programs and services including health, children and family, training and employment, adult recreation, housing, and volunteer services.

Bridges for Women Society: Bridges helps women break the cycle of abuse and trauma through education and employment training.

British Columbia Responsible & Problem Gambling Program: Problem gambling support and treatment services provided free of charge by the Province of BC.

Citizens Counselling Centre: Offering quality, affordable counselling for individuals, couples & groups.

eMental Health: Mental Health Services, Help and Support In Your Community.  A-Z Mental Health Conditions and Topics including an Eating Disorders Program.

Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society: Services include counselling, family and seniors support.

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria: The ICA helps individuals and organizations to connect across cultures.

Island Health: Addictions Outpatient Treatment: Services are for adults aged 19 and over who are experiencing drug and alcohol problems. Services are also available to adults currently affected by a family member’s use.

Island Health: Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Services: Offers a range of services from short-term crisis intervention to rehabilitation and housing and many options in between.

Island Health: Pain Program: For people experiencing severe chronic pain that is resistant to treatment, and for people who support them.

Island Sexual Health: For pro-choice and comprehensive sexual health clinics, education programs and products.

Men’s Trauma Centre: Crime Victim Support and Counselling Services

Pacific Centre Family Services Association is dedicated to maintaining outstanding services through education, counseling and creative programming. Substance use programming, Youth Outreach Prevention/Education, youth email counseling, Affordable and Fee for Service Counseling, Safer Families, Stopping the Violence, Youth and Child counseling and Expressive Therapy Program.

The Victoria Native Friendship Centre addresses the Community's immediate needs, through delivering Career and Employment services, Health and Social programs, vibrant Youth initiatives, and dynamic Arts and Cultural practices. In addition to their programs and services, their wheelchair accessible facility hosts Little Paws Preschool, gymnasium, amphitheatre, meeting rooms, and outdoor basketball courts and playgrounds.

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre: Healing, Education & Prevention.

Victoria Women’s Transition House Society: 40 Years Strong. Victoria Women’s Transition House Society provides a safe, welcoming shelter, respectful counselling, support and advocacy.

1Up, Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre: The centre provides support, opportunities for growth and a sense of hope for one-parent families across Greater Victoria.

Volunteer Victoria believes that volunteers turn ideas into reality and potential into probability. Each year they recruit 16,000+ local volunteers who make a positive impact on causes, spaces, and ideas that matter.