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Current Newsletter

The Surrounded by Cedar Newsletters are released quarterly. For a copy of our current newsletter, please download it here. Any feedback or suggestions are appreciated.

Calendar of Events

The Surrounded by Cedar Calendar keeps track of important dates and upcoming events around our organization and the Victoria area. Click the link  for our calendar.

COVID-19 Office Closure Updates

Updated May 07, 2020

Surrounded by Cedar Child & Family Services is taking precautions to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.


Effective May 11, 2020, SCCFS essential service staff will be working from the office on a rotating schedule. This allows for proper physical distancing.


Face-to-face meetings continue to be limited. If you need to meet with a member of our team, please make these arrangements via telephone or email.


Staff contact information remains available on our website.


**Please avoid dropping into the office without a scheduled appointment**


Our non-essential service providers continue to work from home. This includes our Cultural Programming and Cultural Continuity staff. Should you need to reach any of these staff, please do so via email or cell phone.


The agency’s main phone lines are open! Phone: (250) 383-2990 Fax: (250) 383-2509 Toll Free: 855-383-2990 Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. (with a closure between 12 and 1 p.m.). Website:


In the event of a Guardianship Emergency, please contact Alysha Brown at (250) 580-3279.

In the event of a Resources Emergency, please contact Wes Haase at (250) 217-6329.

For any other matters, please contact Jennifer Chuckry, Executive Director at (250) 896-4260
Robin Croteau, Programs Manager at (250) 507-5613.





For any emergencies outside of regular business hours, please contact Centralized Screening at 1-800-663-9122.


If you are concerned about any symptoms you or a child/youth in your care may be exhibiting, please contact your health care provider or call 8-1-1 for a telephone assessment.

In the event of a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go immediately to hospital.

If a child, youth, caregiver or contractor of Surrounded by Cedar becomes ill with COVID-19, please report this directly to Centralized Screening at 1-800-663-9122.


Information and updates regarding COVID-19 can be found at the following sites:

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