Essential Life Skills

Our workshops focus on enhancing relationship possibilities for people by offering opportunity for growth through increased self-awareness and understanding.  These are offered in a group setting that allows for learning from others in an atmosphere of respect and comfort.

The following series of workshops will be held at NFLA, 1070 Townsite Road, Nanaimo.  You can take the ones that interest you or the whole series at a cost of $10.00 per workshop.

Pre-registration is required prior to each workshop. Phone 250-754-3331  or Email to register! 

In-Person Evening Sessions & Online Afternoon Sessions:

Essential Life Skills Fall 2021 Series

Essential Life Skills Winter & Spring 2022 Series

Covid-19 Hours and Response

Our current hours of operation are Monday to Thursday, 9:00--4:00 pm.

We are open to the public on a limited basis. Only 2 people may be in the waiting room at a time. If full, please wait outside or in your car.

If you have any cold, influenza, or Covid-19 symptoms, you will not be permitted into the building.

We continue to practice social distancing. Please maintain 2 metres distance. Face masks are mandatory.

Our counselling program continues to operate, offering sessions over the phone, online, and in person. Walk-in counselling is unavailable at this time. If you are in need of counselling support, please call us at (250) 754-3331 or email Mia at

If you are an older adult, aged 65+, looking for support at this time, please visit Safe Seniors, Strong Communities website.

Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Website