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



We are pleased to announce that the Auxiliary Thrift will reopen on Wednesday February 17 at 10:00. We will be open for our regular hours Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 – 4:00. Donations will be very welcome then. We look forward to seeing our loyal customers and meet new ones. Covid protocols are in effect. Masks must be worn at all times and social distancing is required. Thank you very much.