Supportive, transitional housing program for single, young mothers (ages 16-29) parenting one child under the age of 5 years.

The program offers safe and affordable housing for young women facing a multitude of challenges which can include healthy relationships, mental health, unstable housing, and financial struggles.

Support services include :

  • counselling,
  • parenting support,
  • education and pre-employment support,
  • advocacy,
  • connecting with resources, and
  • independent living skills such as budgeting, nutrition, and goal planning.

Programming includes weekly parent drop-ins, community dinners, Food Skills for Families program, and workshops on topics such as self-esteem, conflict resolution, anger management, and positive communication. Parenting programs include Mother Goose, Nobody's Perfect and Triple P.

Individuals can be referred or self refer to the program. Staff use a strength-based approach to support each young mom in identifying their own goals.

Contact: (phone) 250.382.1004 email: ymp@victoriay.com