Victoria Peer Support

The goal of Peer Support is to assist a person to discover ways to better manage and enjoy life in the midst of a mental illness.

Peer Support is… Confidential one-on-one mentoring through a shared experience of mental illness and recovery.

 Peer Support offers:

  • Role modeling of the recovery process by trained Peer Support Workers ;
  • A one-on-one match for one hour a week for twelve weeks;
  • Help to set and achieve your goals b mobilizing your strengths;
  • Help to find relevant resources in the community;
  • Emphasis on self-care, stress management and a healthy lifestyle;
  • A personal connection of caring and support;

Our program is recovery oriented…

Recovery means that a person can have a meaningful
and purposeful life while having a mental illness.


For more information call BCSS Victoria Branch 250-384-4225

“Peer Support is the best job I’ve ever had” – Peer Support Worker

“I’ve been able to talk about my illness with someone that really
understands.  What a relief!” -Client

“I find by doing Peer Support it enables me to share my story and in turn benefit someone else in their recovery journey as well as my own.” – Peer Support Worker