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Our Dream

A Comox Valley community where all people are respected, safe and supported.

Our Purpose

To contribute to the creation of a healthy community through positive contributions to the lives of women, children and families.

We Believe


Justice and fairness for all


Practices that are relational and self determining


Decisions and actions based on trust, accountability, professionalism, and dedication


Support that is culturally safe and responsive


Rooted in kindness, love, generosity, and openness

Programs & Services

At CVTS, our core services include individual counseling, group support, subsidy programs and specialty services to self identified women, non-binary people, children and families.

Providing free and confidential services since 1987.

Darry’s Place

Short term housing that supports women, including trans-women, non-binary individuals and their children.

Amethyst House

Trauma-informed residential supportive recovery and withdrawal management for women including trans-women and non-binary individuals dealing with substance use issues that have negatively impacted their lives.

Lilli House

Temporary Emergency shelter and support for women including trans-women and non-binary individuals seeking safety from violence, abuse and threats.

Peace Program

Provides individual and group counselling for children aged 3-18 who have witnessed threats, abuse or violence in the home. Parenting support provided to caregivers.

Women’s Counselling

Individual counselling for women including trans-women and non-binary individuals 19 years and older who have experienced or are currently experiencing abuse.

Sexual Assault Service

Provides support, information, referrals, crisis services, accompaniment to hospital for forensic and health exams, third party reporting and criminal justice system navigation for survivors of sexual violence.

Girls Group

Self-identified girls and youth aged 12-21, exploring self-image, mental health, self-care and healthy relationships. Discussions and creative activities.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Support circle open drop-in group providing support and sharing information about resources.

RCMP Victim Services

Providing crisis response, emotional support, information and referrals to victims of crime and trauma.


For community members who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Connection to supports, referrals, showers, and emergency shelter.

Affordable Housing

Permanent, 2-bed units, for women, including trans-women, non-binary individuals, and their children.

Rental Subsidy Program

Rental subsidies for families and singles without sufficient income to either maintain or establish housing. Rental supplements are subject to funding, availability and eligibility criteria. Requires a referral from a community services provider.

Men’s Group

Open drop-in for men including trans men working on relationships with partners and others.

The Lodge

Supportive Housing for those who have been homeless. Meals, laundry, activities, referrals, life skills and support.

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

CVTS Events

Community events are an important part of our work. Whether we are hosting the event or it is organized through a 3rd party, events help to raise much-needed funds for CVTS and increase awareness about the work we are doing in the community. Each year, three key events take place in the Comox Valley that support women, children and families who access CVTS services.

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