About Us

Purpose Statement

The Auxiliary Society for Comox Valley Healthcare (Formerly St. Joseph’s
Hospital Auxiliary) was founded in 1914 to provide equipment, specialized
education for staff, and day to day patient comforts such as music and art
therapy, craft supplies, coffee, tea, goodies, Christmas stockings, and other

Some areas of Healthcare that receive funding from us are North Island
Hospital Comox Valley, hospital equipment, patient comforts in the
Emergency Department, The Wellness Clinic, Psychiatry and the
Transitional Care Unit.

Funding for The Views at St Joseph’s include Music and Art Therapy, the
labelling of resident’s clothing, birthday flowers, special equipment and staff
training, Christmas presents, and the summer and winter youth volunteer program.
At present the proceeds from The Valley Gift Shop at Comox Valley
Hospital and the Auxiliary Thrift Shop at St. Joseph’s provide most of the

Contact Information

Auxiliary Business Office
2137 Comox Ave.
Comox, B.C. V9M 1P2

Lynn Madill



July 1, 2021

The Auxiliary Society for Comox Valley Healthcare is pleased to announce that following the Provincial guide lines for Stage 3 Covid Protocol, the Auxiliary Thrift Shop will be following the new guide lines. Masks are recommended but not mandatory. There will no longer be a maximum number of customer in the Thrift Shop and the change rooms will be open.

We thank everyone for the patience and willingness to conform to the Provincial guide lines during the past months.

At this time the Auxiliary Gift Shop in the Comox Valley Hospital will continue to follow the same protocols that have been in place since the beginning of Covid. We will let you know when they change.