Building Community Together

James Bay Community Project is a non-profit community organization helping seniors, youth and families by providing counselling services, community support and volunteer services. JBCP has several tenants providing services to the community: Whiteye Community Healthcare Centre, LifeLabs, HerWay Home, and other independent providers of health services.

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**Reminder**  Chair Yoga continues

Monday, Oct. 15 @1:30 pm

Chair yoga is ideal for seniors, pregnant women and anyone lacking the balance or physical strength to tolerate a traditional yoga class. Music will be used and the tone of the class is fun and somewhat social, making it great for people in need of connection and not ideal for people who are sensitive to sound.

Chair yoga is an adaptation of regular yoga in which exercises are done while sitting or holding onto a chair. By providing extra stability, the chair reduces anxiety and makes yoga a safe exercise for most older adults.

Uplifting music is incorporated into the class to create a fun and relaxing atmosphere for people to move in and socializing is encouraged. While balancing an individual’s physical, mental and emotional health, chair yoga increases strength, flexibility and concentration along with many other health benefits.

This class will be limited to 15 participants. As this is not a program that requires registration, to be sure of a spot/chair, early arrival is the best approach.

Mondays 1:30-2:30pm
October 15 – December 10, 2018
$5.00 Drop-in fee
Free for JBCP and CCV volunteers

**FREE** workshop Oct. 24

It’s Not Right!

Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults
Abuse of older adults is a serious problem in Canada!
Together we can prevent abuse of older adults
Do you know an older adult you think may be experiencing abuse or neglect?
It is often neighbours, friends and family members who first see the warning signs but don’t know what to do about it.
Please join us for this free & engaging workshop! We will cover:
 *warning signs and risk factors
 *scenarios – video presentations of situations of abuse and neglect
*how to respond safely and supportively
 *how to have a conversation about suspected abuse
* resources and whom to call

Date: October 24th
Time: 1-3pm
Cost: FREE
Location:547 Michigan St.
Refreshments: will be available!

To REGISTER Call: 250-388-7844 ext 308 or email kristynlaver@jbcp.bc.ca

 

2018 Volunteer Fair

JBCP Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Programs, Kristyn Laver, spoke to UVic students and others interested in volunteering at the Oct. 4 Volunteer Fair at the UVic SUB.

 

Have you seen our little children’s garden bench?

Lovingly made by one of our generous volunteers who donated his time and materials to make a bench for our children’s playground and garden.

It has been missing from our Family Centre playground since the end of August 2018 (along with some Little Tykes plastic play equipment).

Please contact us at 250-388-7844 Ext 313 or nsmith@jbcp.bc.ca if you have seen it. We would love to have it returned! Thank you.

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JBCP accepts a generous gift from Coast Capital James Bay

August 21, 2018: JBCP ED Kaye Kennish accepts a generous donation of $308.98 raised by Coast Capital in James Bay for JBCP.
L to R: Susan Pope (Coast Capital), Kaye Kennish (JBCP), Elizabeth Tomlinson (Coast Capital).

 

James Bay Program Updates and Events Calendar

New Program Calendars: Family Centre Calendar OCTOBER 2018 FAMILY CENTRE PROGRAMS[3121] and Community Calendar October 2018 COMMUNITY PROGRAMS[3198]

Friday October 19, 2018

  • Welcome Playgroup
    9:00 – 11:00 am
    Family Centre
    Please call 250-388-7844 x 313
  • Qi Gong
    10:30 am – 12:00 pm
    Boardroom
    $3 drop-in
    Free for JBCP and CCV volunteers
  • HerWay Home Drop-In
    12:00 – 3:00 pm
    Family Centre
    Please call 250-519-3681 for more information

Open the calendar to see all the upcoming course and events for seniors, youth, families and other community members at James Bay Community Project.

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We’re here for Families

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Highlights

Help! We need some bodies

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! James Bay Community Project and Capital City Volunteers need people to help with families, se...

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A special request for “Cool Cues” help

We are looking for a volunteer for our “Cool Cues” Social Skills program, for children 8-10 years old. This is...

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Seniors Social Connections every Thursday

Seniors Social Connections Thursday, Oct.25 from 1-3 pm, features Dr. Margie Mayfield, of the  UVIC Faculty of Ed...

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From our clients

  • As a result of the program I have met other parents and made good friends in the neighbourhood. It’s an excellent resource for parents.