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membership application and renewal

An individual membership in Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is $15 per year. A charitable tax receipt will be issued for amounts of $25.00 and above.
*(Your membership application will be reviewed and may be subject to approval by the board of directors).

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Print an application form and mail the completed form and your cheque to:
Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
2356 Rosstown Road
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9T 3R7

a nonprofit charitable society

Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is a nonprofit charitable society.  The term “nonprofit” is often used to describe organizations whose primary focus is more on solving social issues, or supporting a group or a cause rather than earning a profit. In Canada the term “nonprofit” often means organizations of one of three broad groups: registered charities, foundations and not-for-profit corporations. Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is a registered charitable organization in Canada. Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is also an incorporated “society” in the Province of British Columbia.

Read more about nonprofits, charities, and foundations. Read more about Societies in British Columbia.


Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is a membership-based organization. This means that the Society invites the participation of individuals from the community into its governance and decision-making processes. Members of Vancouver Island Mental Health Society are involved in volunteer work, board governance, fund raising, priority setting, and community education and outreach activities. We invite the participation of interested individuals!

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