Creating Community Wellness Society, The Wellness Charity, exists to support the charitable (no cost to the person receiving the services) work of the Victoria Health Co-operative and other community organizations that provide wellness education, and wellness, health and medical care services to the public. Learn more about our work with the Co-op here.
We are particularly interested in work that enhances wellness education and promotes health. Our programs focus on individual self-management of their own health, community-based health, the integrative approach to wellness and health care, and outreach to vulnerable individuals and groups.
“No Touch” Wellbeing Sessions
Health Access Fund
Choices for Healthy Lifestyles
Completed in 2020
Seniors’ health advocacy initiatives in development
Facilitation & Group Coaching
Navigating Canada’s Health System
Hans Kai™ (Group Learning)
PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT
Community garden and pollinator support – Vital Youth Program, Victoria Foundation
“Sharing the Joy of Flowers” – Hands-on or virtual floristry workshops, photojournaling and digital media training & support
Healthy Connections Guide (For Individuals Living Alone – Tips on Nutrition, Exercise & Safe Socializing during Covid-19) – Shareable PDF
Art & Wellness programs that engage diverse abilities – post Covid-19
how to contribute
The Creating Community Wellness Society (CCWS) supports the charitable work of the Victoria Health Co-op (VHC) and similar wellness-focused organizations. With your help, the VHC and CCWS will continue to expand its programming in new areas of community wellness. We appreciate all contributions and will celebrate each with a mention on our active social media channels and issue charitable donation tax receipts for eligible donations.
If you have time and energy to share, consider becoming a volunteer! Explore programming initiatives on our website or chat with a VHC Board Member for more information about how you can get involved. Contributions in the form of donations, space, time and energy are all welcome.
become a member-at-large
Join the CCWS as a Member to provide support, guidance and show our impact in the community.
Apply for membership by completing and emailing the form to our board.
make a donation
An official donation tax receipt will be issued for donations addressed to Creating Community Wellness Society.
Donations can be made online (click the ‘Donate’ button below) or mail to/leave c/o Victoria Health Co-op, 380 Cook St, Victoria, BC V8V 3X7.
VOLUNTEER ON THE BOARD
Build links with like-minded organizations and share your time, energy, and voice!
Fundraising, marketing or accounting experience is always helpful, but most roles will teach you new skills as you go.
The Wellness Charity, working for community health and wellness in and beyond Victoria, BC.
Registered Charity CRA 83383 5457 RR0001
c/o 380 Cook St, Victoria, BC V8V 3X7.