Services for Women Short Directory

February 12th, 2013

As part of the Victoria Rising – One Billion Rising event we have created a short directory of services in Victoria that may be helpful for women surviving abuse. Click here to download and share!

Facials for a Good Cause

February 6th, 2013

Zoe of Pender Botanicals is offering mini facials by donation this Saturday the 9th at the Featherhead Salon in Fernwood. All proceeds will be donated to Victoria Women’s Transition House. She still has many openings available, and some simultaneous appointments for two or three friends. Email penderbotanicals@hotmail.com to book an appointment for yourself or someone you love!

Listen: Victoria is Rising!

February 5th, 2013

Victoria Women’s Transition House is joining with the Women’s Sexual Assault Centre and Island Sexual Health Society to host Victoria Rising- One Billion Rising this February 14. Learn more in this Camusun College radio interview with Theresa Negreiff, VWTH Communications and Development Manager.

Victoria Rising on Village Now radio

Apologies – Phone Disruption at Our Community Office

December 19th, 2012

The voice mail system at the VWTH Community Office has been having problems since last week.  People calling from outside are unable to get through to the extensions if the receptionist is not there to pick up, and the mail box does not accept any voice mails.  Our technician has been trying to fix it, he is expected to arrive with a new system today and hopefully everything will be back to normal soon. Many thanks for your patience – in the meantime email is the best way to reach us info@vwth.bc.ca

Holiday Hours

December 14th, 2012

The Victoria Women’s Transition House  Shelter and Crisis Line will be open throughout the holidays. Our Community Office will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1st. Happy Holidays Everyone!

A Few Items on our Wishlist…

December 11th, 2012
Hamper weekend is over and we are collectively in awe of the generosity of our hamper donors and the tens of volunteers who did a hundred different tasks to make a good Christmas for the women and children who have used our shelter. Thank you!  It’s not too late to give however. We are still putting together hampers  from the generous donations from our community and we  have a few items on our wish list. If you can help, items can be dropped off at our community office Mon-Fri, 9-5 pm.New Women’s sweaters, pajamas & robes in small and medium, journalsTeen boys & girls new clothing or gift cards, new fiction books

Bath & lotion gift sets (lightly or unscented)

Christmas Hampers Still Needed!

November 25th, 2012

 In 2011 more than 100 amazing hampers were prepared by our very generous donors and gratefully accepted by the women and children transitioning towards a life free of abuse. The Christmas Hamper Program offers us an opportunity to remind our clients that we are still here for support and to show them that their community cares about them.

We welcome your support to make it a good Christmas for the women and children who use our shelter. If you are interested in being part of the 2012 Christmas Hamper Program or would like to donate items to the shelter for Christmas please click here  for our online sign up form or email christmas@vwth.bc.ca. Warm thanks!

Feel good about giving this holiday season

November 16th, 2012

 

In my experience, the best gifts are the ones you secretly wish to keep for yourself… and this calendar is certainly worthy of buying an extra!

 

This 2013 Art Calendar is available for $20.00 from the community office. The artist, Suzanne Heron has graciously donated $12 from the sale of each calendar to the Victoria Women’s Transition House.

 

With her stunning mastery of digital painting , Heron has captured the best of Vancouver Island in a calendar. Designed to illustrate a one-day Tour of Vancouver Island, she captures the natural beauty of our diverse landscape, highlights our favorite landmarks and shares the secrets to colorful local cuisine.

 

A few of my favorite paintings are above.

 

This is the perfect gift for someone who already appreciates the rich culture and landscape of Vancouver Island or for someone abroad you would like to share the Pacific Marine Coastal Tour with.

 

You can feel good about giving this as a gift this Holiday Season!

Call Nicki at our community office at 250-592-2927 or email at nickib@vwth.bc.ca

At Ten Thousand Villages December 8 its VWTH Day!

November 14th, 2012

VWTH is delighted to once again be the beneficiary of Ten Thousand Villages’ Charity Benefit Day on Saturday December 8th. Mention you want to support VWTH when you pay for your purhcases at the till, (or present this coupon) and they will donate 15% of the value of your purchases to our charity. Ten Thousand Villages is located at 1009 Government Street and will be open from 10- 6 pm. We will have volunteers on site to share information and stories about our programs and services, hope to see you there!

RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOPS FOR SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN

October 22nd, 2012

Victoria Women’s Transition House is pleased to partner with MOSAIC and the Inter-cultural Association of Greater Victoria to offer two workshops on healthy relationships specifically for the South Asian Women’s community. Workshops will be held Tuesday November 6. Please click here for details.

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