Family Support Program

The Cortes Island Family Support Program exists to support island families in becoming healthy, strong and resilient.  Projects of the program include the annual Cortes Island Wellness Fair, parenting workshops and direct support to families in need. Through the program, confidential support is available for families experiencing financial, emotional and health challenges.

Family Support Coordinator: Desta Beattie
Email:, phone: 250.935.6608

The program is a project of the Cortes Community Health Association with funding provided by private donors, BC Gaming and Success by Six. The CCHA Family Support Program is proud to partner with the Queen Alexandra Foundation for Children, Decoda (Literacy Now) and the Strathcona Regional District to enhance service delivery to Cortes Island families.