Community Action

The Comox Valley Transition Society works cooperatively with other agencies and with the community as a whole to raise awareness of issues of violence against women and to improve the quality of life for Comox Valley women, children and families.

Peace Begins At Home Campaign – formerly Prevention of Violence Against Women Week

Community Committees

CVTS participates in a number of community committees, including:

  • AHERO (Ad Hoc Emergency Resources Organization)

  • VAWIR (Violence Against Women In Relationship) Committee

  • CFB Comox Family Violence Advisory Committee

  • Mental Health and Addictions Rehabilitation Committee

  • Regional District Task Force on Housing and Homelessness

Education

CVTS provides training and / or presentations to staff, volunteers, and clients of other agencies and to students. These are generally on the theme of violence against women, dating violence, violence in the workplace, healthy relationships, services to women and children, and homelessness.

Workshops

CVTS develops and delivers workshops on a variety of topics to community groups, at their request. We are able to tailor these workshops to meet the stated needs of the group.

Every December 6th

Each year, we organize a Montreal Massacre Memorial for the community, including the annual ” Shoe Memorial” on the plaza in front of the Comox Valley Art Gallery and the annual candlelight vigil on the lawn of the Courthouse.