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There has been a renaissance of Indigenous legal systems across Canada over the last several years, showing up in the form of small community initiatives, new classes and degrees at law schools. In B.C., there is an alternative judicial process called Indigenous Court. The latest of these courts under development is on northern Vancouver Island, […]
The Victoria Family Court and Youth Justice Committee meets on the unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen-speaking and WSÁNEĆ nations. We acknowledge and thank the Lekwungen-speaking peoples, also known as the Songhees, Esquimalt and Beecher Bay First Nations communities for allowing us to live on their lands.
The VFCYJC further acknowledges that the capital region spans the Traditional Territories of Coast and Straits Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth peoples and that, by virtue of being represented by all 13 municipalities, our committee is responsible to help build respectful and enduring relationships with our First Nations neighbours.
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Pause for Appreciation: Foundry "is forging a new, province-wide culture of care through the development of a network of centres and e-health services — co-created with our health and social service partners, young people and families in communities across British Columbia. Powered by the BC Children's Hospital Foundation."
Foundry Victoria: foundrybc.ca/victoria
Call 250-383-3552 starting at 9:30 AM daily or visit www.victoriayouthclinic.ca for the most up to date information on service availability.
Foundry Victoria offers a range of wellness services for young people ages 12-24, including physical and mental health care, substance use supports, social services and peer support. Not sure what service or support you need? Just give us a call and talk with someone! We’ll work with you to determine what might be most helpful for your wellness needs.
Services we offer include:
- Health Care
- Sexual Health
- Peer Support
- Mental Health Support and Counselling
- Substance Use Support and Counselling
- Harm Reduction
- Trans Care
- Income Assistance Support
- Navigation Support"
Friday at 10 AM: Free Zoom featuring Victor Porter, formerly with the Office of Combatting Trafficking in Persons, and Mia Golden from the Mobile Services Youth Team. Register via Steven Lorenzo Baileys (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Bobbi Neal (email@example.com