James Bay Community Project

James Bay Community Project is a non-profit community organization helping seniors, youth and families by providing outreach services, community support and volunteer services.

JBCP shares its building with several tenants providing services to the community: James Bay Urgent and Primary Care Centre, LifeLabs, HerWay Home, and other independent providers of health services.


July at the Project! 

The weather for Summer 2024 is predicted to be hotter, drier and longer than average. If an emergency is declared, portable drinking fountains as well as cooling and misting stations will be made publicly accessible throughout the city.
CRD – Preparing For Extreme Heat
To protect your health and help others prepare, including vulnerable people and pets, please also visit this CRD resource and share widely with others to learn:
Free Air Conditioning Units
BC Hydro is offering free air conditioning units to eligible residents: https://www.bchydro.com/powersmart/residential/rebates-programs/savings-based-on-income/free-air-conditioner.html
Manage your chronic conditions, chronic pain, diabetes and cancer so that you can live their BEST life.
The main goal of this program is health improvement which is achieved by learning the skills offered in this process-based workshop.
People who suffer from chronic pain can also participate in this workshop as it teaches the skills needed to manage pain.
Chronic Conditions Workshop 
Free – advance registration required.
September 20 to October 25, 2024
Fridays, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
To reserve your spot or for more info, please get in touch:
Phone: 250-388-7844, Ext 0
Email: askus@jbcp.bc.ca
July 24: taking some time for your mental, emotional and physical well-being helps you with your long-term maintenance. Learn more on our blog: https://jbcp.bc.ca/july-24-international-self-care-day/


Due to the Public Health Orders relating to COVID-19,  The Project has updated its safety plan in the following ways:
  • Please do not visit if you feel unwell or are experiencing any Covid-like symptoms.
  • Mask wearing: while it is now a personal choice, please continue to be kind and thoughtful towards others. Prior to meeting with others in our building, we ask that you discuss in advance your comfort level on mask wearing and to kindly respect each others’ preferences.
  • The limits on the number of people permitted in various spaces in our building are removed.
  • Access to our programs is by pre-registration only. Proof of vaccination is still mandatory for program participation.
  • Visitors to our building will no longer be required to exit the building using the back door, they can exit through the front doors.
Enquiries can be directed to askus@jbcp.bc.ca or 250 388-7844 Ext 0.
Thank you for your understanding and on-going flexibility as we continue to navigate through these challenging times.
If you are visiting a tenant of the building, please contact them directly regarding their individual safety plans:

Thank you for your continued vigilance!

Please help yourself to the hand sanitizer in our building.

If you feel unwell and need to visit in person, please consider
wearing a face mask while in common areas and public spaces.

Let’s continue the good work to keep our communities safe & healthy for each other!


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