Membership

Like all Canadian charities, the Coalition to End Homelessness belongs to its members. Members set our constitution and bylaws, elect our Board of Directors, and ensure that the work we do supports our mission to end homelessness in the Capital Region.

Member Benefits

Because members are essential to our success, we offer the following member benefits:

All members receive: 

  • New member welcome e-brochure
  • Monthly membership email
  • Participation in our standing Working Groups

Corporate members also receive

  • The ability to add events to our online calendar
  • Social media promotion
  • Support for housing developments
  • Inclusion on the literature wall in our meeting room (as of June 1, 2019)

The membership year for the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness Society runs April 1 to March 31.

.Corporate Membership Application

Corporate membership is $25 and entitles the organization to name three (3) voting representatives for the Annual General Meeting.

Individual Membership Application

Individual membership is $10 (a Membership Assistance Program is available for those who request financial assistance)

DUES

To pay Membership dues with a credit card, go to CanadaHelps, enter the appropriate dollar amount, and select from the drop-down menu (individual or corporate member). You can also mail a cheque to

  • Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness
    1125 Pembroke Street
    Victoria, BC V8T 1J3

All information collected in our forms will be kept private in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act. The information will be used for maintaining the Register of Members and for notifying members of meeting dates and Coalition news relevant to members.

Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness Society.
Charitable Organization #842615221RR0001
Telephone: 250-370-1512
admin@victoriahomelessness.ca

Please note: applications for new members are reviewed and approved at the Board of Directors meetings.

Have a question? Want to ask a question? Have some feedback?
Members are invited to submit feedback via our Members Feedback form.

Current Corporate Members

  • Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness
  • AIDS Vancouver Island
  • BC Housing*
  • Beacon Community Services*
  • Burnside Gorge Community Association
  • Capital Regional District
  • Committee to End Homelessness
  • Community Social Planning Council*
  • Downtown Victoria Business Association
  • Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Victoria Housing Society*
  • GT Hiring Solutions – Chemistry Consulting Group*
  • Island Health
  • La Société francophone de Victoria*
  • Lookout Housing and Health Society
  • Maritime Museum of BC
  • Oasis*
  • Our Place Society*
  • Pacifica Housing Advisory Association
  • Ready To Rent BC Association*
  • South Mid Vancouver Island Zone Veterans Housing Society
  • St. Vincent de Paul*
  • The Anawim Companion’s Society
  • The Bay Centre
  • The Cridge Centre for the Family*
  • The Mustard Seed*
  • The Salvation Army – ARC
  • Threshold Housing Society*
  • Together Against Poverty
  • Umbrella Society for Addictions & Mental Health*
  • United Way of Greater Victoria*
  • Victoria Brain Injury Society
  • Victoria Cool Aid Society*
  • Victoria Foundation
  • Victoria Youth Empowerment Society*

(*Pending 2019 renewal; last updated March 1, 2019)

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca