The Mustard Seeds FairStart program is off to a great start with the help of Monk Office. Read more
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The cost of survival for a family in Victoria goes up. Read more
The Living Wage in Greater Victoria has increased to nearly double the minimum wage. Read more
Families on income assistance will now be able to make up to earn more money before the government claws it back from income assistance cheques. Read more
Critics say while the B.C. government has delivered a balanced budget, the gap between the rich and the poor will continue to grow. Read more
A recent report released by the Coalition shows that families experiencing homelessness in the region are in crisis. Read more
A family from the Pauquachin First Nation in North Saanich are struggling to put the pieces back together after a devastating fire a week ago. Read more
Moving on from homelessness can be the greatest challenge, as one Greater Victoria family recently discovered. Read more
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