Links to services and community resources that might be helpful.
Child & Youth Counsellors:
If you are looking for professional counsellor in the Victoria area to work with children and youth, I highly recommend:
Community Volunteer-Based Counselling Services
Accessing counselling can be a challenge when money is tight. The following community organizations provide lower-cost services provided by trained volunteers:
As a longtime meditator, I can attest to the powerful benefits of engaging in a sustained mindfulness practice. If you want to learn to explore meditation for yourself, you may want to check out the Victoria Shambhala Centre.
Grief Support and Programs
Shauna Janz provides grief support services and educational programs through her Sacred Grief initiative.
- call 911
- go to Royal Jubilee Hospital Emergency or Victoria General Hospital Emergency
- call the Central Vancouver Island Crisis Line at 1-888-494-3888