Coastal Sage Healing House for Substance Use

Coastal Sage Healing House for Substance Use

Funder and service provider: Island Health

Coastal Sage Healing House is a safe place in Victoria for women and non-binary individuals experiencing substance use challenges. We provide a supportive environment for recovery with wrap-around services that are culturally appropriate and trauma-informed.

Program activities include group and individual counselling, mindfulness, life skills and relapse prevention. Staff work with individuals to create a care plan that addresses substance use, social relationships, as well as physical, cultural and mental health needs. Participants stay up to 90 days. 

Participants who complete the program can join a virtual alumni group to support community integration.

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Referral process

If you are a community member and think that Coastal Sage Healing House may be the right place for you, please talk to your care provider (e.g. physician, counsellor, case worker, etc.).

Building features

The two-storey building is a house located in Victoria. It offers six individual rooms, main level entry access (no elevator), common areas, laundry room, a kitchen and a telephone for local calling. Long-distance calls can be made with prior arrangement with staff. There is a front and back yard with a garden space and ventilated smoking shed. Common areas on each floor have a television, seating area, and outdoor access. 

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Sooke Region, West Shore & Urban Greater Victoria