Cowichan Community Response Network

The Cowichan Valley is located in the southern region of Vancouver Island, and covers an area that reaches both the east and west coasts of the island. This area includes Cowichan River, Cowichan Bay and Cowichan Lake. It’s known for its vineyards and wineries, and hiking trails that form part of the world-famous Trans Canada Trail. Cowichan has a population of approximately 84,000, with about a quarter of residents aged 65+.

Communities Served:

  • Chemainus
  • Duncan
  • North Cowichan
  • Town of Lake Cowichan
  • Crofton

Jennifer Lazenby
Phone: (250) 748-2133

Regional Mentors:
Jane Osborne
Alyssa Christensen

Host Agency:
Volunteer Cowichan

Community Contact List:
2020 Community Contact List – Cowichan

Cowichan CRN – Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic:
Local love in a global crisis: COVID-19 service updates

Other Resources:
Cowichan Communities Health Profile – A resource in understanding the key determinants of health within the region
Pathways Community Service Directory – The Pathways project has started to make its Community Service Directory available to the public in participating communities.

This contact information will put you in touch with people who are able to give you more information about services in your area. They are typically available during business hours Monday to Friday. Should this be an emergency situation, please consider calling your local RCMP detachment or the Police authority for your area.

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