Self-Management BC

Self-Management BC provides support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson’s, MS, etc. We offer:


COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS (Diabetes, Chronic Pain, Chronic Conditions, Cancer: Thriving & Surviving) led by peer leaders and run for 2.5 hours for 6 weeks both in-person and virtually.


HEALTH COACH PROGRAM involves volunteer health coaches providing weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 12 weeks to individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions.


ONLINE WORKSHOPS (for all programs) are flexible, self-paced, available at different times – please review the website for future details

Address / Contact Info

University of Victoria, Institute on Ageing & Lifelong Health
Suite 210, 4907 Chisholm Street Ladner, BCV4K 2K6

Phone Numbers

Main : (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767

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Service Details

Regional Centres ServedSalt Spring Island
Program fee0.00
Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional
Referral criteriaLiving with at least one chronic condition/disease.
How to applyCall: 604-940-1273/ 1-866-902-3767
Email: selfmgmt@uvic.ca
Check www.selfmanagementbc.ca for available community workshops nearest to you and register.
Wait list (weeks)2
Age ranges servedadult 20+, senior 55+, senior 65+
Currently accepting new patients / clientsCurrently accepting new patients / clients
Languages spokenEnglish, French, Panjabi (Punjabi), Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino), Spanish

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This program was last updated on: 06 Feb 2023.