HerWay Home

HerWay Home

Child Centred  – Women Focused – Family Oriented.

HerWay Home provides non-judgmental health care and social supports for pregnant and parenting women who have a history of substance use and may also be affected by mental health issues, violence and trauma.

Our Services

  • pregnancy and post-natal information
  • primary health care
  • drug and alcohol counselling
  • parenting support and advocacy
  • infant and child services (breastfeeding support, immunizations, development and dental hygiene)
  • support around current and past abuse and trauma
  • nutrition (meals provided at groups, nutrition information and prenatal vitamins)
  • information and advocacy around accessing housing, income assistance, legal advice, employment and training
  • outreach and accompaniments  

General Information

We work with women who are pregnant or whose babies are under six months old. Once connected, a woman can remain with the program until her youngest child reaches three years old. There is no age limit for mothers to register and services are provided through groups at HerWay Home and through community outreach

Contact

Located in the James Bay Community Project

211-547 Michigan St
Victoria, B.C.
V8V 1S5
250-519-3681
herwayhome@viha.ca

Call or email to make a referral or for more information on the program.

Want to Help?

Help mothers and babies at HerWay Home by donating clothes, baby items, personal use items and more.

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