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.

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Read our stories

Santa and Mrs Claus of Jeneece Place
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Meet the Santa and Mrs Claus of Jeneece Place

Every Christmas Eve, when Jeneece Place is quiet for the evening, when the holiday baking in the kitchen has wrapped up, and wh...
Jeneece Place light-up 2019
  |   News / Stories

Jeneece Place holiday lights brightening spirits

Victoria’s beloved home away from home, Jeneece Place, is boasting some bright holiday cheer as thousands of lights (about 8,00...
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Why I donate: Dale Collins explains why she gives monthly

Dale Collins is the owner of Prosperity Planning and is one of our generous monthly donors. She has donated to Children’s Healt...
Vancouver Island family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet the Gabrielles: How Jeneece Place kept this Port McNeill family together

Jaime’s morning began like any other. It was a regular weekday and she dropped her two boys, nine-year-old Kallen and four-year...
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Marguerite Weber’s story: A Queen Alexandra Solarium reunion 40 years in the making

When she was just nine years old, Marguerite Weber spent a year living at the Queen Alexandra Solarium for Crippled Children (Q...
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Meet Misty, Lucy, and Clara: How Victoria’s home away from home welcomed Campbell River mom with preemie twins

By the time Campbell River mom Misty was pregnant with her twins, she knew what was normal in a pregnancy and what wasn’t. Mist...

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.