Victoria Autism-Aspergers Meetup Group

Organization Description:
Individuals on the autism spectrum get together twice a month to meet new friends and support one another. Friends and family are always welcome too!

Program Information:
Groups of 2-12 individuals get together the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 400 Craigflower Rd.

Age: Any
Cost: None

Visit the Victoria Autism-Aspergers Meetup Group Website
Community Living BC

Organization Description:
Provides funding for adults living with developmental disabilities and their families. These CLBC supports are delivered through services agencies to help eligible adults with their needs, and gives them the opportunity to be involved members of their communities

Program Information:
Employment, social and life skills inclusion supports
Connections to community resources that support individuals, their families, or their caregivers
Help finding housing options that assist in living independently while meeting each individual’s unique needs.

Age: 19+
Cost: None. Application process is required

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Pivot Point Family Growth Center

5-230 Menzies St.
Victoria, B.C.

Organization Description:
Offers a range of services designed to help adults with diverse abilities to achieve the goals, and life they desire.

Services include:

  • One-on-one support for learning new skills
  • Small group programs to help adults engage in community inclusion
  • Job skills and placement support
  • Developing social networks

Age: 18+
Cost: Fees for services

Visit the Pivot Point Family Growth Center Website
Power to Be

1017 Fort St.
Victoria, B.C

Organization Description:
Power to Be is an organization focused on empowering youth and adults to get outdoors and enjoy nature by offering inclusive adventures rooted in nature.

Program Information:
Programs are tailored to each person, working to remove any cognitive, physical, or social barriers that may be limiting one’s access to nature.

Age: Youth & Adults
Costs: Costs are scaled and subsidized

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Lifetime Networks

#102 – 4090 Shelbourne St.
Victoria BC

Organization Description:
Lifetime Networks has one main goal: to increase the number of relationships in the lives of people with disabilities.

Programs offered include:

  • Best buddies (matches you with a UVic student)
  • Social groups (art, music, photography, cooking, ect.)
  • Outreach support (tailored support for independent living)
  • Community inclusion (support working towards meeting recreational, social, and educational goals)
  • Employment support (exploring your employment options)
  • Being a citizen (learn communication and employment skills)
  • Networks (learn how to create and maintain lasting friendships)

Age: Any
Cost: Conditional upon circumstance

Visit the Lifetime Networks Website