Every dollar of your donation stays in central and northern Vancouver Island, building stronger communities, helping kids succeed, and moving families out of poverty.
Together, we continue to work tirelessly to support our communities.
UPDATES & RESOURCES
Funded by the Government of Canada, United Way is now accepting applications supporting organizations in the homeless-serving sector responding to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Nanaimo for emergency expenses.
Nanaimo area: COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan
Click here to visit our grants page to learn about all our open applications
To help vulnerable seniors in your community visit bc211.ca or call 2-1-1
If you can, please consider a gift to United Way. As our communities adapt to the ever-changing pandemic landscape, more and more people need help. DONATE NOW and make sure that no one is left behind.
Lives You've Helped Change
If you’re looking for mental health support, shelter, addictions treatment, food banks and more,
we can help.
The United Way-funded bc211 program is a confidential referral service (by phone/text at 2-1-1 or online at bc211.ca) get free information and support right in your community.
Call or text, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
The program operates in over 160 languages!
United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island would like to acknowledge that we are working and living on the traditional lands of the Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuu-chahn-uulth, and Coast Salish people.