Meet the The Village Initiative Community
TVI’s partners are collectively responsible for delivering vital services to the children, youth, and families of the West Shore and Sooke. The TVI team is dedicated to improving the planning, connection, and service coordination required to better serve the children, youth, and families of the West Shore and Sooke.
TVI Stewardship Committee Members
BGC South Vancouver Island
BGC South Vancouver Island (formerly formerly Boys & Girls Club of Greater Victoria) has a mission to provide a safe, supportive place where children, youth, and families can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, and develop confidence and skills for life.
Canadian Mental Health Association (BC Division)
CMHA BC provides a range of innovative mental health & substance use services and supports tailored to and in partnership with our communities. At the provincial level, CMHA BC pushes for system and policy change.
Island Health delivers many types of health care services for residents, clients and patients, including operating Wellness Centres at three Sooke School District Schools: Belmont Secondary, Royal Bay Secondary, and Edward Milne Community School.
Pacific Centre Family Services Association
Since 1968, Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA) has been promoting dignity and quality of life for families and individuals across South Vancouver Island, with a focus on the Westshore and Sooke, through education, counselling, and social services programming.
Sooke School District
The Sooke School District believes that the health and well-being of people is critical to their lifelong learning and success and has adopted a comprehensive school health (CSH) approach, supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.
Thrive Social Services
Thrive Social Services Society is the home to a team of social service professionals with a mission to help the children, youth, adults, and families they serve live their best lives by providing high-quality services through a variety of programs.
United Way Southern Vancouver Island
United, we accelerate change to improve the lives of our neighbours who need it most, making Southern Vancouver Island a better place to live.
WorkLink Employment Society
WorkLink Employment Society is a growing non-profit organization that has provided government-sponsored employment services to the residents of the Victoria Capital Region’s Westshore (Colwood, Langford, Highlands, View Royal and Metchosin) since 1978. In 2008, services expanded to include the communities of Sooke and surrounding areas including Jordan River and Port Renfrew. WorkLink also provides Indigenous outreach services to the First Nations Communities of Beecher Bay, T’Souke and Pacheedaht.
TVI Community Members
Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division
Capital Region Food & Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable
Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria
Family Services of Greater Victoria
First Nations Health Authority
Greater Victoria Local Immigration Partnership
Greater Victoria Public Library
Hulitan Family and Community Services Society
Island Health – Mental Health and Substance Use, Children, Youth and Families, Public Health, Priority Populations
Island Métis Family & Community Services Society
Juan de Fuca Performing Arts Centre Society
MCFD Child & Youth Mental Health
Military Family Resource Centre
Pacific Centre Family Services
PISE (Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence)
Sooke Region Communities Health Network
United Way of Greater Victoria
United Way Southern Vancouver Island
University of Victoria Centre for Youth & Society
Vancouver Island Regional Library
Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society
West Shore Chamber of Commerce