Keep up to date with the Community Action Initiative news & updates below.
The Community Action Initiative provides grant and training opportunities for community-based organizations across BC to develop and deliver innovative projects that respond to the needs of individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges.
The Breaking Barriers Project was implemented from June 2020 to March 2021 through a collaboration between the City of Chilliwack, Fraser Health and Chilliwack Healthier Community, and was funded through the Community Wellness and Harm[...]
Written by: Janine Stevenson – Director of Strategic Initiatives & Special Projects, Dakota Fayant-McLeod – Communications Coordinator With a focus on Indigenous Harm Reduction methods of support and education we[...]
Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees (VICCIR) was founded in 2015. Driven by the determination to create a safe haven for immigrants and refugees on Vancouver Island, co-founders[...]
Photographing Beyond ‘Needle-in-Puddle’ Jesse Winter, a photojournalist based in Vancouver, published an article in the Tyee exploring the role that photojournalism may play in altering the public’s perception of the[...]