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Votes Needed! SimpleGenerosity grant from Island Savings a division of First West Credit Union
Vote now for Community Options Society! Winning the $50,000 SimpleGenerosity grant from Island Savings a division of First West Credit Union would provide the opportunity to hire a Project Manager to lead the CYFC co-location project and an architect to draw up building plans. Through the creation of a new…
Our Cowichan Community Rocks!
Because of people like you and the donations we received through our Holiday Hampers Project, the youth in our Leadership & Resiliency Program were able to prepare hampers for 33 families in the Cowichan Valley. With cash donations from community members and gift certificates from Thrifty Foods and Country Grocer,…
A Great Big THANK YOU!!!
A few weeks back, COS was stunned to learn that someone had entered our office unlawfully and stole from us. We lost several things including but not limited to a TV, DVD player, Xbox game system, luggage, and coffee beans! The toughest to swallow was several cell phones where stolen…
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…
We are honoured to offer you these services on the traditional, ancestoral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples. Particularly, we acknowledge with respect Quw’utsun’ Tribes, Stz’uminus First Nations, the Penelakut Tribe, Ditidaht First Nation, Malahat First Nation, Pacheedaht First Nation, Halalt First Nation, the Lyackson First Nation and the Metis Nation. It is because of the ongoing care and protection of these lands by these Nations that we are able to work alongside you here, and for that we are truly grateful. With open hearts and respectful curiosity, CVYS is committed to decolonizing practices and offering spaces and programming that is safe and inclusive. Thank you.
A United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) member Agency, funded by the Province of British Columbia. Program funding through Government of Canada and community donations.