Resources

New to Victoria?

 

Government Forms forms to help with your settlement into Canada

 

Employment

 

Self-Employment resources

 

Upcoming Job Fair and Employment Events

     

     

    November 26, 2019

     

    Network in Victoria & surrounding areas

     

    Community Centre Your Neighbourhood Resource group (Childcare, various activities for family and more!)

     

    Health Services 

    • Find nearest Walk-in Clinic and wait time - Click
    • Victoria Youth Clinic 
    • Island Sexual Health 
    • Find a Doctor 
    • Affordable Dental Clinic - Camosun
    • ORCCA Dental Clinic Society Sidney - provides children and adolescents under 19 years of age from low-income families access to oral care in a not for profit setting
    • HealthLink BC - Call 811 to speak to health service navigators, registered nurses, dietitians, qualified exercise professionals and pharmacists 
    • Healthy Kids Program - provides coverage for basic dental treatment, optical care and hearing assistance to children in low-income families, who are not in receipt of income assistance, disability assistance or hardship assistance.
    • To find out if your child is covered call:
    • 1-866-866-0800 Press “4” and then “2” (have your child’s Care Card Number handy)
    • Immunize BC - Evidence-based immunization information and tools for B.C. residents

     

    Useful Resources

     

    Resources for Children/Parents in BC

     

    Resources for Seniors in BC

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    Develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options across the province. 

     

    mission is to be a leading innovative provider of affordable homes and support services that contribute to the independence of individuals and families. owns and/or operates an extensive portfolio of affordable rental housing aimed at low and moderate income individuals and families and people with disabilities.

     

    a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing affordable rental housing for low-to-moderate income families, seniors, working singles, and adults with disabilities who live independently.

     

     

    A range of free services available to people with low incomes. Services include legal information, legal advice, and legal representation (a lawyer to take your case).

    • TAPS (Together Against Poverty Society)

    Providing free, face-to-face legal advocacy for people with income assistance, disability benefits, employment standards, and tenancy issues.

    • VIHRC (Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition)

    Through advocacy, support, and human rights education, we assist people who have experienced discrimination.

    • FSGV (Family Services of Greater Victoria)

    Helps children, youth, and adults manage the challenges of separation, divorce, or transition to a new family structure

    An inner-city community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable: working poor, impoverished elderly, mentally and physically challenged, addicted and the homeless.

    Transitional Housing, Brain Injury, Childcare, Senior, Young Parent outreach, Respite & Respitality

    Advocating for and providing emergency shelter, supportive housing, integrated health care and other support services to end homelessness

     

     

    Providing information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC. The help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line.

    An accessible, door-to-door shared transit service for people with permanent or temporary disabilities that prevent them from using fixed-route transit without assistance from another person.

    • Crisis Centre (Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC)

     A non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis