Everyone needs a little support sometimes.  Attending one of our parenting groups is a good first step, here are some other resources you may find helpful…

Postpartum Progress

This site’s mission is to create healthier families by raising awareness, reducing stigma, providing social support and connecting parents to help for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression. is a great place to start if you think you may need help.  You can also contact your local Vancouver Island Health Authority health unit for support and information.

The Pacific Post Partum Support Society

Offers postpartum depression screening, referral if necessary and individual and group support.

Theresa Gulliver – Registered Clinical Counsellor

Theresa Gulliver Counselling is a holistic private practice in Victoria, BC. Theresa offers counselling for new and expecting parents and stepparents.

Autumn Fowler – Canadian Certified Counsellor

Autumn serves individuals and couples who are struggling to adjust to and cope with the journey to parenthood, whether it be the decision to have children, struggling to become a parent, or navigating the early years of parenthood.

Traci McGee – Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) / Registered Marriage & Family Therapist (RMFT)

Traci McGee is an experienced counsellor with a specialty in the postpartum period. Her services used to be funded through Island Health, but they no longer are. However, she has found a donor to cover support for folks who don’t have extended medical. 

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

A non-profit service operating in cooperation with The Vancouver Island Health Authority to provide 24/7 support to anyone who needs it.  1-888-494-3888.

Parent Support Services Society

Working with Parents, Grandparents & Kinship Caregivers to provide emotional, educational, legal, & child-minding support.

International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) – Vancouver Island Chapter

ICAN’s mission is to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC).

Still Birthday

Because a pregnancy loss is still a birthday.

The Little Spirits Garden

The Little Spirits Garden is a beautiful project supported by the Saanich Legacy Foundation and public donations. The garden is located at one of the highest points of land at the Royal Oak Burial Park and provides a special place for families who have experienced the loss of an infant, stillbirth or miscarriage.  The Little Spirits Garden is available to every family, regardless of financial circumstance, where they live, and where or when they may have experienced the loss of a baby.

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