CommunityLINK programs are funded through the Ministry of Education. These funds are targeted for “vulnerable students”; those who may be at risk in terms of their academic achievement and social functioning.

Schools receiving CommunityLINK funding (17 Schools) include:

  • 2 Secondary Schools (Esquimalt High, Spectrum High, and Victoria High)
  • 5 Middles Schools (Rockheights, Shoreline Community School, Lansdowne, Central, and Colquitz)
  • 8 Elementary Schools (Craigflower, George Jay, Victoria West, James Bay Community School, Quadra, Tillicum Community School, Macaulay, and South Park)
  • 2 Alternative programs (SJ Willis and Home Learners Link)
  • 4 Families of schools, each receive a full time Youth and Family Counsellor (Oak Bay, Mt. Doug, Lambrick Park, and Reynolds)

Hot and Cold School Meal Programs are offered at 8 Schools; over 300 lunches are served daily.

Other programs offered through CommunityLink include:

  • Youth and Family Counsellors
  • Community Schools
  • Healthy Safe and Caring Schools program
  • Student Withdrawal program

For more information about CommunityLINK, please contact Emily Fernyhough.




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