Our peer-based programs are some of the first in Canada which serve the needs of mothers who are living in poverty and struggling with alcohol, other addictive substances, FASD and who may have mental health concerns.
ALM Organic Farm is located in Sooke on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. We are a group of people who want to live on the land lightly. The farm was first started by Jan and Mary Alice Johnson about 20 years ago. Since then many others have added their skills and labour to make the farm a more beautiful productive place. We aspire to learning and practicing the skills needed to live sustainably in our community. Part of this is educating ourselves and others.
Dementia is a general term that refers to a variety of brain disorders. Physical changes in the brain cause dementia. First Link® dementia support connects people with dementia and their care partners to support services, education and information at any stage of the journey. Some of our services are offered within the Sooke Region.
Film night once a month (2nd Wednesday) on topics normally disregarded by the mainstream media - political and social issues, health, spirituality, documentaries on current issues. For more information check out our website.
Ayre Manor, a place to meet old friends and make new ones. Now is a time to relax in comfort and safety and enjoy what each day at Ayre Manor offers: fun, companionship and independence in a truly supportive environment. Enjoy life to its fullest!
Ayre Manor offers three types of affordable and comfortable seniors’ housing: independent living, assisted living and complex care. For more information check out our website.
The Bahá’í Faith is an ideology, a religion, a belief system Divinely revealed for the purpose to “safeguard the interests and promote the unity of the human race, and to foster the spirit of love and fellowship amongst men.” It is not an end in itself; it is a tool, an instrument for the wellbeing of all of humanity. It contains all of the necessary principles, teachings, structures, and most importantly, the moral/spiritual authority to transform all the components of society to achieve world peace.
Bridges for Women Society provides support, education and employment training for women who have been impacted by trauma, violence, abuse and/or neglect, to reclaim their lives and build economic security. We also offer trauma informed employment programs, an online program, personal and career assessments, counselling, one on one support, career exploration, job development, mentoring, upgrading with Camosun College, and support with accessing the single parent employment initiative. We are located at 6625 Sooke Road (in the Worklink office).
Building Bridges supports children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families in Sooke and surrounding areas.
Through individually focused planning, Building Bridges Community Support empowers individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential.
Building Bridges Community Support envisions filling the gaps in service for individuals with disabilities in Sooke and Surrounding area. This includes offering a continuum of supports and services for the individual and their support system.
We are an evangelical youth ministry that believes effective children's and youth work is built around relationships.
We serve in partnership with local churches to provide holistic youth resources for children and young people. Within all of our groups we want children and young people to discover the good news of Jesus as they explore the Bible.
Campaigners are reaching out to children and young people with the good news of God's love in Christ.
Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization that manages the blood supply in all provinces and territories outside of Quebec. Annually, Canadian Blood Services collects over 900,000 whole blood donations and delivers products to more than 700 hospital customers with every donation going on to save lives. We currently have one permanent site located in Victoria and various mobile clinics located throughout the Greater Victoria Area including one every 56 days in Sooke.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
For more information check out their BC website.
Imagine an innovative elder culture that approaches looming issues in sustainability and health care in an entirely new way. Our aim is to provide the mutual support to flourish, living in an optimal range of human functioning for the rest of our lives. Canadian Senior Cohousing combines the well-established international model of senior cohousing with new ideas for active aging here in Canada.