The James Bay Community Project’s Family Development Worker and Youth and Family Outreach Worker offer counselling, information and support to families wanting to work on parenting or family concerns.  One of them will work with you and/or your child in your home or at our Family Centre to explore family strengths and needs, and to provide information and support to make changes.
Our Family Development Worker, Barbara Anderson, can provide: crisis intervention with parents and/or children, long and short term counselling for parents and/or children, parenting information and support such as the Triple P Positive Parenting program, and advocacy and support for parents, children and youth under 12 years old.  The Family Outreach worker is available to families in Victoria, including James Bay, Fairfield, Oak Bay and Central Victoria. Barbara can be reached at 250.388.7844 Ext. 312 or at
Our Youth and Family Outreach Worker, Janessa Serediuk,  can be reached at 250.415.7721 or at

Also available at the Family Centre:
• Emergency  bread
• Preschool clothing exchange
• Early literacy book bags for families to borrow
• Information and referral to other community agencies
• Volunteer opportunities
For more information on any of the above, please call 250.388.7844 Ext. 0 or email
Many thanks to Gillian Davidson Photography for the lovely photos of the Family Centre featured on the website.