Below are a list of community resources to support you during these uncertain times. Please share with you circles and take care of yourself and others.

Get the help you need

Financial support:

Food Access:

  • Good Food Box Rapid Relief program, apply online to receive Good Food Boxes for free
  • The Good Food Box, a non-profit, affordable weekly fruit and vegetable box run by Fernwood NRG and packed and delivered by volunteers. Boxes range from $13-$20. Pick-up and delivery options available depending on volunteer availability.
  • Access the Mustard Seed’s food bank, Food hampers being distributed in parking lot.
  • Visit Our Place for meals, toiletries, clothing, or outreach support.
  • Living Edge, Free food markets to serve Victoria’s most vulnerable. Neighbourhood markets open until further notice.
  • Families that are needing access to food in Fernwood, email and our Family Programs team will get in touch with you.

Help your neighbours (volunteer, donate, support)

Do your part (prevent the spread)

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water,
  • cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing,
  • avoid others who are unwell, and stay home when you are sick,
  • avoid touching your face,
  • Anyone who is concerned that they may have been exposed to, or is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, should contact their health-care provider, or call 8-1-1.
  • You can also call 1-888-COVID-19 or text 604-630-0300 for details, advice, and further information on the virus.
  • BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool
  • More information: BC Centre for Disease Control, Island Health