Community Health and Social Service Programs

1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre

Provides free individual counselling to single parents as well as other services including mentoring and Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR). The CCRR includes child care resources and
referrals on Salt Spring Island.more info

Address / Contact Info
604 Gorge Road East
, Victoria, BC, V8T 2W6
Phone: (250) 385-1114

24-Hour Violence and Abuse Hotline

This is a toll-free access point for women who need to come into the Transition house, as well as being provided crisis support and information on violence and abuse issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Phone: (250) 537-0735
toll-free: 1-877-435-7544
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A Child's Garden

Waldorf mixed-age kindergarten for children 3 to 6 years old. Open September to June.more info

Address / Contact Info
180 Head Street
, Salt Spring Island, BC, BC, V8K 1P4
Phone: (250) 538-0246

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) is a community-based AIDS Service Organization (ASO) that provides education, support, and advocacy for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other communicable diseases.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-665-2437
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Support and help if you are being affected by the drinking of a friend or family member.more info

Address / Contact Info
135 Drake Road, Located at the Annex behind Our Lady of Grace Church
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K8
Phone: (250) 537-4834

Alan Caplan, MA

Registered Therapistmore info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-9773
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Alan Johnson, RMT

Massage Therapistmore info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 538-7571
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Alcoholics Anonymous

The purpose of Alcoholics Anonymous is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 250-838-0415 or 250-537-7573
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Alice Friedman, Registered Psychologist #840

Alice is also a Somatic Experiencing practitioner trained by Peter Levine as well as a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner and Assistant Trainer. She has been in practice for more than 30 years.more info

Address / Contact Info
located on Ganges Hill
, Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-2343
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Alzheimer's and Caregivers Support Group

This group is a volunteer initiative sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of BC and the Family Caregivers Network Society.more info

Address / Contact Info
Seniors Services Society
379 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5004