As Canada’s original juice and smoothie bar, our mission is strong but simple. Since opening our doors in 1999, we pride ourselves in creating long-standing customer relationships by consistently delivering an incredibly delicious, convenient and nutritious product. We believe in educating at a young age to get kids started in healthy eating habits.
At Booster Juice, with over 400 stores and growing worldwide, we are all about healthy eating and living an active lifestyle. Our Booster Juice Day program is hand-crafted to ensure students get what they need most: a balanced, great-tasting meal. We offer two set menus, one tailored towards elementary schools and a second tailored towards junior/senior high schools. Our Corporate Office will work with you to organize your Booster Juice Day with the most convenient location to meet your schools catering needs.
Looking for a fundraising option? Our fundraising voucher program offers schools and not-for-profit organizations a healthy option to raise funds. With a 25% profit margin, the vouchers may be used at most Booster Juice locations in Canada from Coast to Coast.
We offer parenting groups in Victoria, Esquimalt, Sooke, and Brentwood Bay. Additionally, we run before and after school care, as well as Adventure camps. In our youth and family programs, we address housing instability, life skills, mental health and social / community connections. Individually, Supportive recovery addresses specific needs with regard to youth using substances. Turning Point addresses specific needs with regard to safety (youth at risk of sexual exploitation, trans, homelessness). YP3 addresses specific needs to prenatal care, young parenting, and often MCFD involvement & advocacy. We can refer parents directly while at the exhibit, offer information, book them into various groups, provide referrals etc.
A Costco membership will help you and your family save money on your everyday shopping needs. Visit the Costco Wholesale table at the VICP Conference for a special offer on Costco Membership!
Our Youth Services department, within Community Services, strives to provide quality programs, services and events for youth in Saanich 11-17yrs. As part of our offerings, we host parent education sessions in order to connect families with key resources.
The Family Support Institute (FSI) is a provincial non-profit charitable society registered in 1985. FSI supports and connects with approximately 10,000 families each year who have a family member with a disability. This support to families stems mainly from our large volunteer network of Resource Parents (RP’s) and Resource Family Members (RFM’s). Currently our RP/RFM Network supports over 200 volunteer parents who support families regionally by sharing experiences and expertise, connecting families with each other, guiding families to supports and services in their regions, and facilitating training and educational sessions. Our volunteers all have children with disabilities and have specialized knowledge in areas such as preschool years, educational opportunities, respite options, family support and advocacy. FSI has developed 12 different workshops that are presented all over BC. All of our workshops were written by and are presented by parents. FSI is unique in Canada and is the only grass roots, parent-to-parent support organization with a broad volunteer base and mandate.
HotLunches.net provides an easy to use yet powerful system for the placing and management of school hot lunch programs. No transaction fees, no limits on the number of menu dates, menu items, number of orders or frequency of order placement. If your school offers hot lunches twice a month, once a week, or every day our user-friendly software will work with you all the way.
Island Parent Magazine is a publication for Vancouver Island parents with children aged newborn to 18 years. Our editorial philosophy is based on the belief that parents need encouragement, support and useful information, not negative messages or guilt trips. Our publication includes a wide range of topics of interest to parents. We encourage writers to cover topics that are of interest to them or that reflect their own experience—we’re looking for a variety of perspectives, experiences and beliefs. Please keep in mind that our aim is to help our readers feel valued, supported and respected. Ideally, we can raise the profile of parenting and help create a community of healthy, happy families. If an article provides a welcome idea, pertinent information, a laugh or a poignant moment for our readers, we’re achieving our goal.
We are an educational supplies store in Victoria downtown from last 30 years. We have wide collection of educational books. toys. games, hand-on material, curriculum base material, indigenous resources and much more.
St. Margaret’s School is an independent day and boarding school for girls. We offer Junior Kindergarten age 3 to Grade 12 with learning tailored to the way girls learn. We are a STEM based school offering experiential learning, community involvement and leadership opportunities. Girls attending St. Margaret’s School become confident, independent thinker and develop a voice with which to be heard St. Margaret’s School was founded in 1908 and has been educating girls to succeed for 112 years.
Babylon by TELUS Health is a free healthcare mobile app that allows you to have a video consultation with one of our licensed in-province doctors (even on evenings and weekends!), check symptoms for 24/7 peace of mind, and access your health records.
Lindsay Trowell is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor and Parenting Specialist. Lindsay has worked with adults with developmental disabilities and children with special needs in the helping profession for nearly 20 years and now specializes in supporting families faced with challenging behaviours and special needs. Lindsay has an extensive portfolio working from a trauma informed perspective supporting individuals living with autism, anxiety, ADHD, FASD, PTSD and many other struggles. She has an intimate perspective of the resilience that her clients face. As a parent she worked very hard forming attachments with her children whom were adopted from MCFD care and implements a trauma informed perspective. As a care provider she has witnessed the many challenges that frontline workers face and the work-life balance that is required when witnessing trauma on the job and how to return home in health. Her goal is to teach her clients how create Calm within the Chaos, by becoming Confident, Connected and in Control.
Tutor Doctor provides affordable, one-to-one, in-home tutoring in all subjects for students of all ages. We are locally owned and staffed by experienced tutors who live in our community. We provide a free consultation and assessment that allows us to carefully match a tutor to each student’s individual needs. Our tutors come to their students’ homes on a schedule of their choosing, providing great convenience and lower costs.
WorkSafeBC recognizes the value in partnering with parent advisory groups. Through our Young and New Worker Program, WorkSafeBC has benefitted from the conduit of an engaged group of parents whose advisory and advocacy roles in schools are positive and impactful. Parents, teachers and students have gained knowledge of workplace health and safety through our print and multimedia resources and through the delivery of school-based programs and initiatives (i.e. Student WorkSafe, Parent Resources and the Annual Student Safety Video Contest).