Investing in the health of Island kids

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island has invested in the health of Island kids for more than 90 years. Our vision is to ensure all Island families have access to the health care they need. Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, we are able to bring supports closer to home and help transform the lives of children and youth living with physical and mental health challenges.

We know kids may only be 21% of our Island’s population, but they are 100% of our future. Help us invest in this future and join us as champions for the health of every Island family.

To learn more, read our community reports.

How do we help?

Early childhood development

Enabling access to resources, supports, and therapies to ensure children thrive and reach their developmental milestones from prenatal to age six.

Youth mental health

Supporting services and experts that reach youth any time throughout their mental health journey.

Children and youth living with complex needs

Helping families access multiple services, therapies, and specialists to address the complex needs of their children from birth into young adulthood.

Read our stories

Island family - Sim Family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Why these Tim Hortons store owners support the health of Island kids

For Victoria residents, Kelly and Shaun, giving back to their local community at their four Tim Hortons store locations is a pe...
Jeneece Place light-up 2020
  |   Donor spotlight / News / Stories

Jeneece Place lights up to brighten spirits during the holiday season

Victoria’s beloved home away from home, Jeneece Place, is lifting spirits with an 8,000-bulb holiday light display. This marks ...
Meet harper - Jeneece Place Victoria's home away from home
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Harper: How Jeneece Place provided hope to this Island family

When Island mom Miranda was 27 weeks pregnant with her second child, she knew in her gut that something was not right. Her susp...
Legacy giving - Selwyn Wong-Island kids first - Children's health foundation of vancouver island
  |   Donor spotlight / Stories

Why Selwyn Wong is leaving a legacy of health for Island kids

There comes a point in our lives when we think about the type of world that we want to leave behind for future generations. Per...
Kelsey Highsted photo
  |   Island kids and families / Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

Meet Kelsey: Looking back on a childhood at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health

For born and raised Islander Kelsey, her innate passion for giving back is rooted in her early childhood experiences. As a prof...
Children's Health Foundation Denman Island family- Jeneece Place
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

How Jeneece Place brings joy to Island kid June while undergoing medical treatment

Everything was going smoothly for expectant parents Browynne and Yogev as they prepared for the birth of their first little one...