Tag Archive for: Family

The Mustard Seeds FairStart program is off to a great start with the help of Monk Office. Read more

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

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