Emergency Preparedness

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The City of Victoria offers free public Emergency Preparedness events. The dates for November are: Thursday, November 9  1 pm – 3 pm Victoria City Hall, Antechamber Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue   Wednesday, November 22         7 pm – 9 pm Victoria City Hall, Antechamber Douglas Street and Pandora Avenue  

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Fall Fundraising

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  Please help make our Fall Fundraising a success by supporting one or more of the following events. The funds raised will go towards providing quality support services for people with disabilities and their families.   The Moon Under Water Pub: Burger & Beer Night (order deadline – October 23, 2017) We will be hosting […]

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Family Support Events – Fall 2017

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Please check out the links below for information on our Parent Coffee Group and Sibshops sessions. Sibshops: Sibshops Flyer 2017 Coffee Group: Parent Coffee Group flyer October

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National Volunteer Week

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  Are you interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities with Community Options? We will be participating in Volunteer Victoria’s National Volunteer Week. Please drop by our office at 1595 Bay St. from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28 to check us out.  

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CARF Accreditation

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Community Options is pleased to announce that we have completed our 2017 CARF survey and have achieved accreditation in the following programs: Children and Adult Respite, Home Sharing, Community Inclusion and Supported Living. Thank you to our excellent Respite caregivers, Home Share providers and Community Inclusion and Outreach workers for helping us achieve a high […]

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Staff Changes

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In the last month, we have said fond farewells to Natalie Lachance (Adult Services Coordinator) and Calea Lampard (Family Support Events Coordinator) and wish them both the very best in the future! We would like to introduce our new staff member – Mary-Lynn Sachowski (Adult Services Coordinator). We are looking forward to getting to know […]

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Christmas Open House

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Our Christmas Open House will be on Thursday, Dec. 1. We really hope you can come! Please RSVP to Karen at 250-380-6363 (ext. 204) or kkehler@communityoptions.bc.ca .

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Thrifty’s – Smile Cards

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  Do you shop at Thrifty’s?  If so, your shopping $ can help support fundraising initiatives for Community Options for Children and Families. We have partnered with Thrifty’s Smile Card program. By pre-loading any amount of money onto the Thrifty’s Smile Card provided, 5% of that amount will be donated to our organization.  Your grocery […]

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Strategic Planning

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Once-a-Quarter is a collaboration of Victoria based small businesses committed to making Victoria the best it can be.  Four times a year, they choose a local non-profit organization to help with strategic planning.  The package, valued at $8000 – 10,000, includes meeting room (“think space”), lunch and refreshments for up to 40 people and a graphic […]

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Survey 2016

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Our 2016 survey has now finished. Thank you so much to all who participated! Your feedback is very important and will help us continue to offer and develop strong programs and support for our families.

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