Online Resources

INTERNET RESOURCES

COUNSELLING RESOURCES (SOUTH ISLAND)

Lay Counselling—General

General Counselling & Support—Individuals and/or Families

Grief Counselling & Support—Groups

  • Victoria Bereavement Self-Help Social Group - Activities include a Saturday night social, games nights, group dining and walking groups. For information, contact John Tomczcak
  • Colwood Family Counselling 250-474-2303
  • Compassionate Friends 250-478-9270
  • Living & Learning through Loss 250-413-3114 (general inquiries), 250-857-9642 (Education Program Director)
  • Support for Suicide Loss - A Suicide Bereavement Support Group 250-386-6328 (crisis hotline for Vancouver Island: 1-888-494-3888)

Pet Loss Counselling

Private Practitioners—Grief Counselling

There are a number of counsellors in private practice in the Victoria area who offer grief counselling as well as general counselling services. Please check the Yellow Pages or call Victoria Hospice Bereavement Services at 250-370-8868 for additional information.

MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVICES

CRISIS & SUICIDE INTERVENTION

PREPARED MEALS

OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES

Families & Parenting

Legal

Volunteer Services

Travel and Accommodation

  • VIHA Website – useful links for patients and their loved ones should they need to travel for non-emergency care.