Members of the Coalition will be comprised of representatives of diverse community stakeholders such as:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Indigenous service providers
  • Faith groups
  • Community groups
  • Not for profit housing providers
  • Community service clubs

Members are accepted at any time. To become a member agency, please review the Terms of Reference. If you agree, please fill out a membership form and send the completed form to the Coalition coordinator at:

If the Coordinator has any questions about the appropriateness of the proposed member it will be brought to the Leadership team, who will make a recommendation for the Coalition to decide upon by consensus. Organizations will be asked to appoint one representative. Member organizations may send an alternate to a meeting in the absence of the appointed representative.

Advisory Participants

The Coalition welcomes the support and opportunity to collaborate with varying organizations. Advisory organizations of the Coalition may attend meetings and contribute to discussions but may not participate in the decision making processes. Examples of advisory participants may include, but are not limited to:

  • Government agencies and services (ie: BC Housing, Provincial Ministries, Correctional services etc)
  • Island Health
  • RCMP
  • Elected Municipal, Provincial, First Nation and Federal representatives
  • Government staff
  • Individuals and private businesses

All are welcome to attend meetings. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 12:00. If you are not a member or advisor and would like to receive important Coalition information and meeting reminders, please email