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.
“Ensuring CAT partners use the “nothing about us, without us” philosophy to guide engagement creates an equitable landscape rather than an equal landscape, which helps to potentially form trusting relationships.”[...]
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research – New Harm Reduction Infographic The Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research have collaborated with SURE Community of Practice and Island Health the create[...]
This month we feature the Our Park Project. Our Park is a Vancouver-based community arts and peer support outreach project funded through the Community Wellness and Harm Reduction Grants. It is made[...]
Act Now! Decriminalizing Drugs in Vancouver Pivot Legal Society has released Act Now: Decriminalizing Drugs in Vancouver. This report is a technical brief with one main recommendation: That non-federal orders[...]
This month, Stephen Thomson, Provincial Harm Reduction Coordinator, and Jillian Jones, Provincial Mental Health Coordinator from Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) joined us to talk about MNBC’s ongoing Alcohol Dialogue[...]
Keeping Families Together Keeping Families Together (KFT) is a grassroots peer-led advocacy group aiming to provide preventive community care and support in place of unnecessary child apprehensions. KFT honours parents’[...]