Fernwood is a vibrant neighbourhood near downtown Victoria, BC with a strong sense of community and beautiful historical infrastructure. At the heart of the neighbourhood is Fernwood Square, at the corners of Gladstone and Fernwood Roads, a community gathering place and home to the Fernwood Inn, the Belfry Theatre and more.
The tree lined streets of Fernwood are graced with many beautiful heritage homes, cared for by a community of engaged citizens who also participate in the upkeep and improvement of their public spaces and community living.
In fact, Fernwood boasts two dynamic stewardship groups, The Fernwood Community Association and Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group, both working toward community improvement.
The Fernwood Community Association, like other similar groups, is active in in Fernwood land use and development issues and liaises between the Fernwood community and the City of Victoria. They also operate two community allotment gardens, the Fernwood Community Garden and Springridge Common.
The Fernwood Neighbourhood Resource Group is a non-profit providing child care and family programs, with a focus on creating affordable housing for families.