About Yakimovich

The Yakimovich Wellness Centre (Yakimovich) offers in-person and virtual information sessions for free. These sessions will help you better navigate your health and aging journey.

Find information about all sessions offered here.

Find us on Hillside Avenue, Victoria, next door to the Aberdeen Hospital.

Capacity and Equipment:   

  • Seats up to 60 people
  • Large drop-down screen
  • Laptop
  • Projector
  • Microphone audio system for presenter
  • Tables and chairs
  • Flip chart and stand

Booking the Centre:

It is free of charge to book the centre for Island Health and Community Groups.  

The centre can be booked for health related support groups, self-management programs, and health education. (Sorry – no meetings or business-related presentations).  

To Book or Inquire:
Please contact Coordinator Liz McCarter, 250-370-5688 ext. 34682 or email elizabeth.mccarter@viha.ca

Virtual Platform:
Yakimovich uses Zoom for all virtual/online learning.   

To access Zoom now click here. For a Zoom tutorial visit the “How To” resource page.

Site support and organization:
Yakimovich is supported by the Eldercare Foundation, a registered charity. For more info or to donate to the Centre visit www.gvef.org.  


All resources and education sessions are organized based on the Eldercare Foundation’s four pillars of Embrace Aging to make it easier for you to find what you need:

  • Be Well (Physical and Mental Health)
  • Be Secure (Financial and Personal Security)
  • Be Connected (Social, Personal & Community Networks)
  • Be Enriched (Arts, Culture, Spirituality & Education)

General Information on About Yakimovich

Referral Required?
Not required
Preparing for Your Visit

For information about COVID-19 protocols for in-person attendances, click here

Contact Us

Hillside Seniors Health Centre

1454 Hillside Ave (next door to Aberdeen hospital)

Victoria

BC V8T 2B7

Finding Us

Hillside Seniors Health Centre

1454 Hillside Ave (next door to Aberdeen hospital)

Victoria

BC V8T 2B7

There is limited two hour parking available on Gosworth Street off Hillside Avenue. Paid parking is available at the back of the building as well.
There are two sets of bike racks located at the front of the Centre.

Bus Route/Transit:  take bus route # 4 to get to the Centre

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