James Bay Community Project
To build healthy, inclusive community in James Bay and beyond by operating and facilitating programs and services that support families, youth, seniors, individuals and groups.
James Bay Community Project and Capital City Volunteers serves the James Bay Community and beyond supporting Youth, Families, Seniors and Adults with Disabilities. Some of the programs we provide are: Seniors and Adults with Disabilities. Outreach services are available to low income seniors and adults with a disability living independently in the James Bay area without the support of family or friends. Outreach services may include: assessing eligibility for one on one volunteer services providing information on programs and services linking and referral to community resources Volunteer Services: Light gardening, friendly visiting, driving, downsizing and de-cluttering, shopping and errands Programs: Macular Degeneration & Low Vision Support Blood Pressure Clinic Foot Care Meditation, Yoga Computer drop-in Seniors Connections: Weekly lunch for seniors who are isolated or experiencing health concerns Victoria Better at Home: Helping seniors stay in their own home — light housework, minor home repairs and non-medical drives (fees for Better at Home are charged on a sliding scale). Families: Programs and Drop-ins Toddler Time Drop-in Creative Play Drop-in Family Dinner Baby Group: for new mothers and their babies Mother Goose: For parents and their babies birth to 12 month Welcome Drop-in: For new immigrants and their children birth to 5 years Triple P Parenting: Building healthy parent-child relationships, 2.5 years to 10 years Cool Cues Social Skills Group: For 8-10 yrs. Youth Youth and Family Outreach: Support, information, referrals, parent-teen mediation and mentoring. Services are available to youth 13-19 years old and their families. We are focused on working with families living in James Bay, Fairfield, Oak Bay and Downtown.