Vancouver Island Region Services

Vancouver Island Regional Program Coordinator
Sandi Halvorson
250-468-9658 (Office)
sandi.halvorson@parentsupportbc.ca

Vancouver Island Region Services


Support Line

Province Wide Service

The Support Line is staffed by two part-time advocates trained in advocacy, social work, family law, and government services related to kinship caregiving. 

Grandparent or other relative raising a family member’s child
604-558-4740 (Greater Vancouver)
1-855-474-9777 (Toll-Free)
grgline@parentsupportbc.ca

Parent Support Line
604-669-1616 ext. 100


Provincial Support Circles

Province Wide Service

Learn more about our provincial Support Circles and register to join them on our Support Circles page


Regional Support Circles

Regional Service

Support Circles are free, confidential, anonymous, (often) weekly meetings of parents who wish to learn new ways to nurture and protect their children. Support Circles offer a space safe environment for caregivers to talk about their children, parenting challenges, successes and failures, the stress or worries in their lives, receive support and parenting skills.

You can see when the next event is and join the Facebook event on our events page. 

Please note our in person circles are not currently meeting. Call our office for more information and click here for more information on our online Circles.

Multicultural Parenting Circle 

Click here for the flyer

Register for this Support Circle:
Registration From
250-468-9658 (Office)
sandi.halvorson@parentsupportbc.ca

Vancouver Island Parenting Circle

Click here for the flyer

Register for this Support Circle
Registration From
250-468-9658 (Office)
sandi.halvorson@parentsupportbc.ca

Parenting Teens Support Circle

Click here for the flyer

Register for this Support Circle
Registration From
250-468-9658 (Office)
sandi.halvorson@parentsupportbc.ca


Volunteer With Us

Facilitators Needed for Online Parenting Circles

Are you someone who has an interest in supporting parents/caregivers and child relationships? Join our team as a volunteer facilitator for our online parenting circles!


Events and Workshops

Regional Service

Check out our events page to see when the next event is in your region. Stay tuned for more Vancouver Island events which will also be listed below!

Midsummer Activity Guide, suitable for any time of year

Please enjoy this Activity Guide created by one of our practicum students.)
Activity Guide


Resources

Province Wide

Click here to view a list of our provincial-wide resources from links to useful websites to legal guides. 


Our Impact

Province Wide

Who we are is less important than what we do. Read about how our services have impacted the families and communities we work with. 


Thank you

“Proud to be the recipient of United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island funding for programs in 2020.”
“Proud to acknowledge funding from the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island in 2019-20.”
“Proud to acknowledge funding from the United Way Southern Vancouver Island in 2020-21”