Holiday Season Hours
We will be taking a short break over the holidays, CVYS offices will be closed on December 25th, and re-opening on January 2nd.
We wish all of our clients and their families a safe and happy holidays!
If you are in crisis, please call the crisis line at 1-888-494-3888. http://www.vicrisis.ca/crisis-lines/
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This month’s feature: FAST FACTS ABOUT FIREWOOD WITH JULIE Julie is a grade ten student at Cowichan Valley Alternate School (CVAS). Julie is a huge animal lover, and envisions a future for herself in the military working with canines in the bomb detection squad. During the past nine months, Julie…
Does it make sense to say “Happy International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia”? In some ways it does. I’m happy that we live in a country that recognizes others as human beings. I’m happy that in many communities people are not afraid to walk around hand-in-hand. I’m happy that we…
Since the New Year, The Leadership and Resiliency Program has been busy working with our three youth groups in Lake Cowichan, Chemainus and Duncan. The LRP is a three component program which includes workshops on various resiliency topics, providing service learning through volunteer opportunities in the community and partaking in…
Here’s a fun list of some handy life hacks. How many have you tried? USE YOUR CELLPHONE LIGHT UNDERNEATH A WATER BOTTLE TO MAKE A LANTERN THAT DISTRIBUTES LIGHT BETTER THAN THE DIRECT BEAM. PUT A DRY TOWEL IN THE DRYER TO MAKE CLOTHES DRY FASTER. PUT A SMALL…