Plans to Reopen

July 8, 2020 – An update from Saanich Neighbourhood Place (SNP): Plans to Reopen When will we be welcoming families back? By Location: SNP in Tillicum (inside Pearkes) will reopen by appointment only starting July 13, 2020, in line with Saanich Parks & Recreation restart plans. Families who wish to connect with us can call…

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…

Food Assistance

We have reached our maximum capacity for offering food assistance at this time. Please contact us if you need to be connected to supports and resources: admin@snplace.org or 250-360-1148. You may be eligible for meals from the Red Cedar Cafe, which is a not-for-profit food delivery and take-out service, run on a 100% volunteer basis…

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…

SNP’s Statement on COVID-19

Regarding the current climate of uncertainty around coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and its potential impact on our programs and services at all three of Saanich Neighbourhood Place’s locations: As of today, Friday March 13, 2020, Saanich Neighbourhood Place will be operating our programs as per usual. In the event that the District of Saanich closes their…