United for Ukraine
United Way British Columbia supports the resiliency and strengthening of communities though vital connections that make them healthy; this includes newcomers from Ukraine seeking safety and belonging...
February 11 is 211 Day!
Life can be difficult, but finding help doesn’t have to be. Help starts with 211. #211DayCanada
An annual day of recognition across North America, 211 Day raises awareness and highlights the importance of the 211 service in our communities...
BC211 to integrate with UWBC
To increase positive impact in communities across the province, United Way British Columbia (UWBC) and BC211 will integrate on April 1, 2022. This union further strengthens our ability to connect all British Columbians to vital community programs and services for both everyday needs and in times of crisis.
COVID-19 and 211
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, BC211 has grown to meet the challenge of providing vital support to British Columbians as they navigate the social, community, and government services available to help. Here are some of the milestones we reached along the way:
New Financial Relief Navigator: One Stop COVID-19 Benefits and Relief Information
A clear, easy-to-follow resource featuring COVID-19 relief measures from governments, banks, credit unions, and utility, internet and telecom providers.