It is challenging to gather (and remember) information when you are having a difficult time. This section hopefully makes it easier to find what you need.

Are you a Single Parent on Income or Disability Assistance?

Creative Employment Access Society / The Job Shop

The single parent employment initiative can help you secure employment by providing opportunities.

Santa’s Workshop

Santa's Workshop

Are you travelling outside of the Comox Valley for medical care? (YANA – You Are Not Alone)

YANA

YANA is a community organization that provides financial support and accommodation to Comox Valley families who need to travel for medical treatment for a child or for a pregnant mother.

Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health Program

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health services are available to infants, children and youth up to 18 years of age who are experiencing mental health challenges.

BC Healthy Kids Program

This program helps low income families with the costs of basic dental care and prescription eye wear for their children (under the age of 19).

Child & Youth Mental Health Services

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services are available to infants, children and youth up to 18 years of age who are experiencing mental health challenges.

Comox Valley Food Bank

Comox Valley Food Bank

Comox Valley Transition Society (Lilli House)

Comox Valley Transition Society

Crisis line for women in abusive situations is 250-338-1227. CV Transition Society provides support services, legal information, counselling and other resources for women.

FamilySmart (F.O.R.C.E Society for Kids’ Mental Health)

An organization that offers a variety of supports to families whose children may have mental health challenges.

Income Assistance

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation

Legal Aid

Wachiay Friendship Centre

Pacific Post Partum Support Society

Pacific Post Partum Support Society supports women experiencing difficult postpartum adjustments, including postpartum depression and anxiety.

Salvation Army Family Services

Salvation Army Family Services

Provides support with food, emergency shelter, clothing, and furniture.

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

Provides support, suicide assessment and access to a Crisis Intervention Nurse. Phone 1-888-494-3888