VPC Purposes

The purposes of the Society are:

  • To promote health and wellness by providing women, men and youth in the greater Victoria area who are affected by pregnancy or pregnancy loss by providing counselling and or access to related resources, referrals, and group support programs;
  • To advance education by providing classes on the subjects of sexual health, pregnancy options, childbirth education, healthy relationships, parent support, infant and child care and development, nutrition, breastfeeding and postpartum care;
  • To relieve poverty by providing practical helps items such as food, clothing, diapers, infant/toddler care equipment, or referrals to other community agencies and resources to people in need;
  • To receive gifts, bequests, funds and property, and to hold, invest, develop, manage, administer and distribute funds and property for the purposes of the Society; for such other organizations as are “qualified donees” under the provisions of the Income Tax Act which are charitable at law and for such other purposes and activities as are authorized for registered charities under the provisions of the Income Tax Act; and
  • To do all such other things as are incidental and ancillary to the attainment of the above purposes and the exercise of the powers of the Society.