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Comox Valley Coldest Night of the Year

Comox Valley Coldest Night of the Year

The Comox Valley Coldest Night of the Year is a winter walk-a-thon raising money for people who are struggling through poverty and homelessness in the Comox Valley. CVTS partners with Dawn To Dawn Action on Homelessness Society to host this annual event which takes place the last Saturday of February.

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Each year, a group of volunteers get together to organize an annual Comox Valley International Women’s Day Festival. The event takes place on March 8, the global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality, and is a fundraiser for Comox Valley Transition Society.

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Peace Begins At Home

Peace Begins At Home

Peace begins at home…it’s an idea that many of us hold dear. But for many women, children, elders and families in our communitt, this is not the case. For too many, home is not a place of safety, security and sanctuary; instead, it is a place where family members or intimate partners use violence and coercion to maintain power and control. For two weeks in April, CVTS works to educate the community about the continued issue of domestic violence, encouraging people to wear purple ribbons and do their part to help end family violence.

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Royal LePage Petite Fondo

Royal LePage Petite Fondo

For the past five years, Comox Valley Royal LePage has organized the Petite Fondo, a 44K, 55K or 75K cycle that raises money for Lilli House. The ride takes place early September, and the Royal LePage team puts together an event to suit any level of cyclist, complete with breakfast, snacks, wine tasting destinations, entertainment and a wrap-up BBQ at the end of the ride. To date, this event has raised more than $50,000 to support women and their children in the Comox Valley who are fleeing abuse.

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Essentials Always Needed

Essentials always neededAt CVTS, we do our best to help meet the needs of women, children and families across the Comox Valley. Whether it is women who arrive at Lilli House with nothing, or those who are struggling through poverty, many are not always able to access...

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New partnership builds community in a pandemic

New partnership builds community in a pandemic

PHOTO: Current Environmental Partners Rupert Wong (left) and Warren Fleenor practice social distancing with extra big cheque presentation to CVTS Executive Director Heather Ney.Despite global trauma and tragedy, COVID-19 reveals an occasional silver lining. We have...

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Thrift Store come-back, round 2!

Thrift Store come-back, round 2!

On June 1st, Too Good To Be Threw will open its doors to the community once again! The Puntledge Road store will open to the public on Monday, though the 5th Street Store will remain closed at this time. This is the second time in a year and a half that the thrift...

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Lilli House

Lilli House

Lilli HouseLilli House, our Transition House, is a place for women and children who are fleeing abuse to come for safety and suport, and to transition into a life free from violence.  My children and I were a mess when we arrived on the Lilli House doorstep. I was a...

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Stopping The Violence Women’s Counselling

Stopping The Violence Women’s Counselling

Stopping The Violence Women's CounsellingStopping The Violence (STV) Women’s Counselling is a free counselling service for women 19 years of age or older, who live in the Comox Valley or surrounding area, and who have previously experienced or are currently...

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COVID-19 Pandemic Notice

 

Thank you for visiting Comox Valley Transition Society’s website. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations to ensure the continued delivery of our services while protecting the health and well-being of our clients, donors, staff and volunteers.

Lilli House, Amethyst House, Connect and the Too Good To Be Threw thrift stores are all open. Counselling services are available by phone, videoconference or in-person socially distanced meetings. Group meetings are currently on hold until further notice.

Our office is open, though the door remains locked to the public. Should you wish to make an appointment or drop off a donation, please call us at 250.897.0511 and coordinate a time with our team.

Thank you for your patience, and remember: be kind, be calm and be safe.