2019 Priorities

  • Support urban indigenous housing dialogues

  • Support Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness (CRDCEH)

  • Hold regional transport tables

  • Implement findings from West Coast Childhood Resilience Report

  • Implement findings from Gold River/Tsa’xana Transport Feasibility Study

Summary of 2018 Activities

Download the 2018 Report here.

Sayward Community Capacity Project, 2018

The Sayward Community Capacity Project was a foundational, collaborative project aimed to improve the capacity of those living in the Village of Sayward and the Valley of Sayward to address the social determinants of health.

The project was focused on providing the community with the skills and expertise to access funding and start programs. Activities were planned to:

  • Engage the community around the social determinants of health

  • Improve skills through hosting skills-based workshops on topics such as grant writing and cultural safety

  • Identify, prioritize and act on local issues that contribute to the social determinants of health, such as connectivity, food security and transport

  • Develop strategies and action plans with community members, community partners and service providers

As a foundational, collaborative project it touched on a number of the social determinants of health, including positive mental health, social connectedness/family connectedness (healthy early childhood development), and healthy eating.

This was a partnership project that involved:

Sayward Partners.PNG

2017 Activities

Sayward Community Meeting, June 2017

A summary of the Health Network's Sayward Community meeting is available here. Issues identified as priorities were Healthy Children, Capacity Building, Transport, Food Security, and Ageing/Caregiver Support.

Kyuquot Community Visit, July 2017

Housing Meetings

A number of housing meetings were held in 2017, including:

  • June 2017 - Meeting of housing non-profits, City of Campbell River, and Strathcona Regional District

  • A series of small community meetings and conversations

  • Establishment of Technical Committee to guide Housing Needs Assessment

More information is available on our Housing page


West Coast Childhood Resilience Meetings

Meetings were held in in Tahsis, Gold River, and Zeballos throughout 2017.