All About YOUth!

We’ve put together a list of programs, activities and supports currently available to youth in our community. Know of something that isn’t on this list? Email community@snplace.org Get Youth Working! Program The Program offers Employment Counselling, Job Entry Skills, Certificate Training, Paid Work Experience, Mentoring and Post Job Placement Support to eligible youth 17-29 years…

BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program

Renters who have lost income due to COVID-19 may be eligible for up to $500 per month for April, May and June 2020 to help offset rent. To apply, visit: https://bctrs.bchousing.org/ Tenant Eligibility (from the BC Housing Website) https://www.bchousing.org/BCTRS Households need to meet each of the following criteria to qualify for the BC Temporary Rental…

Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has greatly impacted our day-to-day lives, and there is no doubt children are aware of this. It can feel challenging to know how to talk to children about what’s going on, so here are a few resources to help with that. The Greater Victoria School District has put together a special edition…

Closed until further notice

Saanich Neighbourhood Place is making the difficult decision to cancel programs until further notice. This will impact all three of Saanich Neighbourhood Place’s locations: SNP in Tillicum; SNP in Royal Oak; and SNP in Gordon Head. We have taken this step to ensure we are doing our part to slow the transmission of the coronavirus…

Resources, Financial Help & Information

Know of other resources the support families during this challenging time? Please email community@snplace.org to get them added to this list. COVID-19 Information Line & Screening Clinics The Public Health Agency of Canada has set up a novel coronavirus information line at: 1-833-784-4397 Island Health has opened a referral-only COVID-19 screening clinic in Victoria. Testing…

Cooking Classes at SNP

We’re excited to be partnering with Jenny Sutherland for three cooking classes in March! Registration is required, the Eventbrite links below. Each workshop is $65.00 taxes included. Vegan Kimchi 101Thu, March 12, 20206:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDTRegister on Eventbrite Tempeh 101Sat, 14 March 2020 , 4:30 PM – 6:30 PMRegister on Eventbrite Miso 101Sat,…

Programs Cancelled: Monday Feb. 10, 2020

G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre is temporarily closed for due to a mechanical issue causing no water to be available. Therefore SNP in Tillicum will be cancelling all programs on Monday Feb 10, including the Young Parent Drop-in and Full o’Beans preschool. For information about the PPD support group, call the Saanich Health Unit: 250-519-5100 Programs…

Winter Weather Update

Thursday, January 16, 2020: We are OPEN! Please be safe on the roads and sidewalks! More information from SD61 (Victoria): https://www.sd61.bc.ca/news-events/news/ and SD61 (Saanich): https://www.sd63.bc.ca/ Stay connected with us:Facebook: Saanich Neighbourhood PlaceInstagram: @snplaceTwitter: @snplacetweets