Times Colonist Vital People – May 31, 2020

In the latest issue of Vital People, from the Times Colonist and the Victoria Foundation, learn about how increased funding is helping the Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees meet increasing demands for service due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Plus, discover how an upcoming pilot project aims to create a virtual social gathering place to foster a sense of purpose and meaning for Victorians living with mental-health and addiction issues.

Also, CEO Sandra Richardson looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in our community and how the 2020 Victoria’s Vital Signs survey plans to reflect our new normal.