Pacifica News

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...

12
Aug
2014

We are looking for monthly donors to help sustain our invaluable Virtues Youth Group program.

Through personal conversations with our donors, we know how much every one of them cares about our local community and recognize the impact the programs we offer makes. Receiving a substantial grant through a foundation is...

01
Aug
2014

This is a story about a wonderful and strong woman named Adrianna*, who moved out of Clover Place and into market housing through the Streets to Homes program this spring. When Clover Place opened its doors in 2008, Adrianna was one of its first tenants. Back then, she was heavily reliant on staff suffering from both paranoia and agoraphobia....

27
Jul
2014

The positive relationships being built among the youth also extend to their parents. Parents that did not know each other before work together to car pool their kids to group events, use each other as emergency contacts and spend time talking to each other on the way to group and outside the group room once a session has started.

While...

03
Jul
2014

Short Stories from the Virtues Youth Group

A perfect example of the community that has been built in the complex, is how families walk together to group. At the complex we see groups of children and their parents chatting, skipping and walking to group. When asked if they would all have met each other and become friends without this...

30
Jun
2014

As part of Pacifica Housing’s 30th anniversary, we hosted a special appreciation event for private landlords, a dedicated group we have worked closely with over the years. 35 Certificates of Appreciation were handed out in a small ceremony to each private landlord and property management company involved in the program.

Of special...

23
Jun
2014

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 was a very special day for us at Pacifica Housing as we were not only able to secure funding from CFAX Santas Anonymous for our Virtues Youth Group program, but were also invited to be live on the air with CFAX 1070! What an exciting day for us!

The funding will provide 90 children in our Virtues Youth Group with...

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