Pacifica News

19
Dec
2014

Pacifica Housing is pleased to announce that the Victoria Foundation generously granted funding for the Virtues Youth Group in 2015.

This new funding will ensure we are able to continue this highly successful and impactful program at 5 of Pacifica Housing's family complexes. Find out more about our Youth Groups...

08
Dec
2014

As 2014 is coming to an end, we would like to take a moment and reflect back how wonderful this year was. It was full of good conversations, fabulous events, and glances back to our past, leaving us in high spirits for the future. We are grateful that we had the opportunity to connect and celebrate this milestone with our tenants, partners,...

06
Dec
2014

Our new supported Housing complex, Uplands Walk in Nanaimo, is about to open its doors and welcome the first residents.  We have planned for a gradual move in of new tenants, with the first two having arrived on December 5th. Others will soon follow. The delayed move-in allows the new residents to get adjusted and comfortable in their new home...

02
Dec
2014

The festive season is upon us and we have partnered with the Extreme Outreach Society to make the dark days a little bit brighter for tenants in Pacifica’s supported housing complexes.  With the help of multiple volunteers and a variety of donations, the Extreme Outreach Society has generously offered to deliver Christmas stockings to those...

20
Nov
2014

With support from funders, Pacifica Housing has been able to expand the Virtues Youth Program from 3 to 5 groups. The two new groups have started in November, in freshly renovated community rooms within their complexes. We are thrilled to have the two new groups join our next big group outing, to celebrate the holiday season, skating at the...

03
Nov
2014

5 years ago, Martin* was homeless, alone and fighting addiction. On his road to recovery, he connected with multiple resources in Victoria, including the Streets to Homes (S2H) team.

“I had no job and was living on basic welfare”, Martin remembers. “That doesn’t usually leave you with a lot of options to choose from. With the help of the...

27
Oct
2014

3 companies+3 basic building block sets+20 minutes time = The 1st annual Pacifica Housing Building Block Challenge!

The contestants Low Hammond Rowe Architects, Schneider Electric and Blackman...

26
Aug
2014

Nearing completion and looking good, the supported housing complex “Uplands Walk” will be ready for occupancy this fall. It will become the new home of 33 formerly homeless adults, who often face mental health and substance use challenges. This well built and well designed complex will be ready to meet its tenants’ needs and improve their...

18
Aug
2014

Pacifica Housing’s highly successful Youth Group program, based on the internationally renowned Virtues ProjectTM, currently seeks participants to form new groups at two of Pacifica’s family housing complexes in Greater Victoria.

Due to generous support from the TELUS Victoria Community Board and CFAX Santas Anonymous, Pacifica is now...

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