A one-stop resource for those who are, or at risk of, experiencing homelessness in Victoria. Created by a group of volunteers with street-life experience, this guide is to help those experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty access resources to meet their needs.
To access and download the updated 2020 PDF edition click here: Street Survival Guide 2020
PDF Black and White edition: Street Survival Guide 2020 B/W
For the PDF spread version click here: Street Survival Guide Spread 2020
If you would like to request a copy of the Guide (water repellent, heavier paper, more portable size, etc.) please contact us.
Last Updated: June 2020
- COVID-19 Services & Resources – June 9, 2020
The Greater Victoria Business Toolkit on Homelessness was designed to help the Greater Victoria business community by providing some tips, perspectives, and options for how to act and how to make a difference when faced with the reality of homelessness in our region.
To access the printable Trifold Brochure PDF click here: Business Toolkit Trifold Brochure
The 2019 edition of this guide is a toolkit for navigating community concerns. As a living document, it will continue to be updated as new research and best practices emerge.
To provide feedback on the guide, please email our Communications Coordinator.
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