Health, as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”


Support VHC


The Victoria Health Co-operative (VHC) is a group of individuals, passionate about well-being for ourselves and our community. We bring together wellness practitioner members from many disciplines and members to benefit from their treatments.

We organize and support wellness programs for members and the wider community to empower and support individuals and groups to adopt​ healthy lifestyle practices and move towards well-being.

 

Current Initiatives


Nurse Practitioner Project Group Wellness Programs Community Research*
Co-op Education & Events Wellness Practitioner Services Integrative Health Plan*

 

*programs in development

We are actively fundraising for our ‘Nurse Practitioner Project’

This project will employ a full-time Nurse Practitioner and Medical Office Assistant providing Primary Healthcare for up to 800 more Victoria residents.The funds are being managed by the Creating Community Wellness Society, and donations are tax deductible. Please considering donating by clicking the button below, or sending a cheque c/o 380 Cook St #1, Victoria, BC V8V 3X7

Share your voice

At the Victoria Health Co-op we have, from the start, worked at trying to achieve wellness.  It has been a challenge but we want to let you know about the progress we are making, and ask for your advice. Please help us to move our ahead on our plans and activities by sharing your thoughts with us on the following topics. Email us at vichealthcoop@gmail.com or call Vanessa Hammond, at 250.415.927

  1.  Would you like to be on the list of potential patients for the Nurse Practitioner?

  2.  Would you like to come to an explanation of the Scope of Practice of a Nurse Practitioner at CSVAC or CUC?  You can get a good start at www.bccnp.ca/Standards/RN_NP/resourcescasestudies/clientcare/scope/Pages/Default.aspx

  3.  Would you like to receive treatments from a range of Wellness Practitioners at the CSVAC?  Which of these, and which of our other many practitioners could be of interest? Osteopathy, therapeutic meals, Trager® bodywork, Alexander Technique, Cranio Sacral treatment.  Would you like to come to an information session regarding the services of our Wellness Practitioners? We hope to have a full list on our website in the near future.

  4.  We urgently need to raise funds to purchase furniture and equipment for the Exam Rooms and Wellness Treatment Rooms.  You can receive a charitable donation receipt for gifts to the Creating Community Wellness Society. How can we encourage people to donate?  Would you help us with fundraising?

  5.  Would you like to know more about having complete access to your health record (medical record AND wellness action plan) and about developing your long-term wellness circle plan through the Victoria Health Co-op?

Thank you for your participation – we hope the Co-op and our programs will support you at any stage in your wellness journey.

 

About the Co-op


Our Board of Directors is diverse and manages the activities of the VHC as our organization is primarily volunteer-run. Learn more about governance and our co-operative structure.

Contact us if you have questions or are interested in getting involved.

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