We’re so grateful to the Children’s Health Foundation Vancouver Island for their generous funding of our Denman Hornby Connector Program for Expecting Mothers and our YANA Connects Parent and Caregiver Support Program.  These programs allow YANA to help Denman/Hornby families safely welcome their new wee ones into the world, and to provide a safe space where all YANA family caregivers can lean on each other for peer support and camaraderie.  We are very excited to be able to offer these valuable programs again this year thanks to the ongoing support of CHFVI.  To read more about the Children’s Health Foundation Vancouver Island and the great work they do, visit

June 1, 2020 COVID-19 Update

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To our YANA Families and Community Supporters,

Our YANA services will continue during the COVID-19 pandemic but we are continuing to do our part in slowing the spread and in keeping our clients and staff safe. 

Effective June 1, 2020, we will be open for necessary drop-in visits during our normal Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am – 2:00pm office hours. 

We ensure a sanitized environment in the office and will continue to take the appropriate precautions to minimize risks associated with the virus. ALL visitors will be required to answer health check questions before entering, wash hands or sanitize upon arrival, and maintain 6ft/2m social distance at all times.  

If you are experiencing cough, shortness of breath, fever or any other COVID-19 type symptoms please do NOT visit the office.  

To access client care services remotely or to connect with us about community fundraising or donations outside office hours, please call us at 250-871-0343 or send an email to

Thank you for your continued support and understanding, and for your help in the coordinated effort stay safe as we start to cautiously reopen services in our community.  💗

There aren’t the words to describe the depths of our gratitude to the Comox Valley Community Foundation and their philanthropic donors.  They’ve bestowed us with a grant to help replace the carpets in our YANA apartments with new laminate flooring, which will be highly impactful to the families who need the most hygienic environment possible.   Thank you!!

YANA feels really honoured that some of our biggest supporters are kids and schools.  We’d love to say a HUGE thank you to Ecole Robb Road and all the awesome students for the donation from their very creative VIP Seating fundraiser.  We think you’re all VIP!  

Sending love to United Way and all those anonymous donors in our community who decide to give to YANA.  We appreciate you and what your generous financial gifts enable us to do to help Comox Valley families who need to travel for the medical treatment of a child or pregnant mother.

Thank you so much to the Benefaction Foundation for the incredibly generous donation to YANA from the Ngan Page Fund.  We are honoured and feel so much gratitude when donors entrust us with grants that will enable us to serve local Comox Valley families.

 “Weed” love to recognize Jon, Olivia and Lauren of Weed Man Lawn Care (R.L. Turf Operation) for their recent donation. For each client who left a testimonial, they donated $25 to YANA!  Comox Valley families who need to travel for medical treatment of a child or pregnant mother THANK YOU!

The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort lit up their gardens and our spirits, when they created a magical winter garden.  Tours through the winter wonderland were by donation to YANA and we’re incredibly grateful to be the recipient of their charitableness.  Thank you Kingfisher Oceanside Resort!

 We were thrilled to be the beneficiary of Shoppers Drug Mart’s campaign for women’s health.  Thank you with all our hearts, for assisting us in helping Comox Valley families and pregnant mothers who need to travel for their medical treatment.

Thank you to Scott, Erin, Quinn, Chase & Koa Peterson and the rest of the Comox Valley Sport & Social Club for their generous donation from Charity Dodgeball.  It sounds like a fun way to raise money and we’re incredibly grateful to them for thinking of YANA.