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Community Outreach Prevention & Education Program (C.O.P.E.)

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What We're About

C.O.P.E is a voluntary prevention/early intervention program for youth (aged 5-18) & their families.

What We Do

  • Short term one to one sessions with youth.
  • Confidential, non-judgemental, non-discriminatory support.
  • Guidance in connecting with community resources.
  • The flexibility to see youth in an office setting or out in the community.
  • Various groups either based on trends and gaps determined in the community.
  • Referrals to other programs, either within Pacific Centre or to external agencies as needed.

How Youth Connect to C.O.P.E.?

C.O.P.E. receives referrals from:

  • Youth
  • Families
  • Community Members
  • School Staff
  • Police
  • Fire Department
  • Other professionals

C.O.P.E. provides services free of charge to the residents of Colwood and Langford. These municipalities provide the funding for this essential service.

C.O.P.E. workers can be reached at (250) 478-8357

We are honored to work on the unceded traditional L’Kwungen, Scia’new and T’Sou-ke Territory. We gratefully acknowledge and respect these peoples whose relationship to the land continues today.
Since 1968, Pacific Centre Family Services Association has been promoting dignity and quality of life for families and individuals across Greater Victoria, especially on the West Shore, through education, counselling and creative programming. We offer a wide range of vital services for people dealing with substance use, mental health issues, and day-to-day life challenges. Across 14 core programs, our services are improving the lives of an average of 2000 youth-at-risk, adults, families and seniors each year.