Rithets Bog, Saanich, BC

Connections Place

We invite you to learn about the creation of ‘Connections Place' and how it will be an ‘Accredited Clubhouse International'.

Once established the all-encompassing Connections Place will offer people with mental illness opportunities for social inclusion, education and employment. Loving Families and Friends will have a place to recommend and restore Hope!

Our MC, Hudson Mack will introduce you to Prominent Speakers & VIP Dignitaries Enjoy Catering by Truffles- Live Music - Sea Cider complimentary beverages Fine Wine - Silent Auction

Seating is limited - please RSVP by May 5th by Eventbrite Tickets - $100.00 (tax deductible)
*eventbrite fee $6.60



Help Connections Place Society Bring a Clubhouse International to the Victoria Area

A home. A job. A friend.

These are things we all deserve.

Rehabilitation for the Mentally Ill - Saving lives and rebuilding them since 1948

Please join us in our belief that recovery from mental illness is possible when it involves the individual in a community - one that offers hope, respect, and opportunities for personal development.

Our Clubhouse will be a community recovery centre for people living with mental illness such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and severe depression, working collaboratively with other service providers, and will add to the diversity of service options in the region. Combining a comprehensive network of services that includes employment, education, recreation and housing, our innovative approach to psychosocial rehabilitation is progressive and world-renowned.

The Clubhouse will focus on each person's strengths and talents, rather than illness. We will work together as a group and create opportunities for members and create multiple successes.

Mental illness need not be an obstacle to fulfilling one's dreams. We are committed to helping people stay out of hospitals, achieve their personal goals and contribute to the communities they live in.

We wish to acknowledge the financial support received from the RCMP, the Vancouver Transit Police and anonymous donors. Also The Butchart Gardens, University of Victoria, Woodwyn Farms, Thorn and Thistle Florists, Broadmead Pharmasave, Camosun College for the lovely prizes donated at our Clubhouse Builder event. Also the Canadian Mental Health Association for the $500. Dr. Nancy Hall Public Policy Leadership Award.

Donate to the Clubhouse here

Many thanks for your support - we are very grateful.

Thank you to the riders who participated in CMHA's Ride Don't Hide!


To learn more please visit connectionsplace.org


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Pathways Clubhouse in Richmond BC


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About the Saanich Legacy Foundation

The Saanich Legacy Foundation (SLF), founded in 1999, and led by a volunteer Board of Directors, recognizes the efforts of many grassroots groups and organizations that need financial assistance. The SLF supports community-based projects that continue to make Saanich a vibrant and caring community.With donations from considerate and civic-minded citizens, the SLF is able to respond to the requests from these organizations, and help them achieve their goals, which in turn creates the strong, vibrant and caring community that Saanich is today.

How can I make a difference?

Your gift to the Saanich Legacy Foundation can be any amount - even $25 makes a difference to an isolated senior and allows them to participate in a community programme.

By designating donations to an area of special interest or giving to wherever the need is greatest, donors are making a difference close to home.


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Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association

Cheque presentation to the VIctoria Therapeutic Riding
Assoc. Fred Haynes, Barb Klassen, Kodi Gibson and Claire Reynolds from the SLF.


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