We provide support and advocacy for people in Powell River who are in transition, who are marginalized, and/or are in need of additional community resources. Our programs are designed to address the current and emerging needs of individuals and families across all demographics. Our goal is to give support when needed while building capacity for independence and self-advocacy as appropriate.
Businesses that we work with
First Credit Union & Insurance
Volunteer English TutorPowell River Immigrant Services Welcome Centre, Powell RiverFlexible schedule
Help newcomers to Canada improve their English and learn about Canadian culture and life in Powell River.
On January 25 we heard from 3 organizations that serve some of the most vulnerable people in our community. Thank you to the , the PREP Society (Community Resource Centre), Powell River and District Christmas Cheer Committee, and the Powell River Action Center Food Bank for your powerful presentations and for the important work you do in Powell River! Congratulations the the Community Resource Centre for being the evening recipient - they received a pledge of $7,900 from our members!! Huge thanks to everyone who came out and to all the awesome women who are part of 100+ Women Who Care ❤️.
So excited for our Community Impact Day tomorrow! First Credit Union & Insurance and Westview Agencies Ltd. will be closing our doors at 2pm so that all our employees can volunteer in the community. We are looking forward to serving PREP Society - Community Resource Centre, Powell River & District United Way, Powell River Therapeutic Riding Association, Courtenay Elementary Community Garden, John Howard Society, Comox Valley Transition House Society, Willingdon Creek Extended Care, Bowen Island Museum, Evergreen Care, Texada Island Thrift Shop, Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society, and Powell River SPCA! We'll also be doing a clean up along Dunsmuir Avenue in Cumberland. LOVE this day of volunteering!
Thank you First Credit Union & Insurance for making my donation to the Powell River Community Resource Centre possible! It is empowering for members of our community that are experiencing challenges financially, culturally, or socially to have a place to gather for support and friendship. Thank you CRC volunteers for all you do!
The PREP Society Community Resource Centre makes a huge impact in our community - we are looking forward to volunteering for them during our upcoming Community Impact Day! If you, or someone else you know is looking for a great volunteer opportunity, check out their post on Volinspire!