Human Services

Human Services helps people improve their lives by providing support services and addressing social problems.

Introduction to Human Services:

Human Services is an interdisciplinary field of study that focuses on meeting human needs through various services, programs, and interventions. It is a growing field that addresses the challenges faced by individuals, families, and communities in today’s society. Vancouver Island University (VIU) offers a program designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to work in this field.

Why Human Services certificate program:

VIU’s Human Services certificate program provides students with a foundation in the theory and practice of human services. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in various settings such as community agencies, health care organizations, and social service agencies. Students will learn about topics such as communication skills, counseling techniques, human behavior, and crisis intervention.

The program also emphasizes the importance of cultural diversity, social justice, and ethical practice. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the social and economic factors that impact the lives of individuals and communities. They will learn how to advocate for social change and develop strategies for working with diverse populations.


To be eligible for VIU’s program, applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. They must also meet the English language proficiency requirements as outlined by the university. Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may need to take additional courses to improve their language skills.

How to apply:

To apply for the Human Services certificate program offered by Vancouver Island University, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of HERE AND NOW ( or contact Mr. Vinodkanna Jothimani, CIO of HERE AND NOW, through his mobile number +91 98410 520 70 or email
  2. Express your interest in pursuing a Human Services certificate.
  3. Fill out the application form and attach all required documents, including a copy of your academic transcripts, resume, and personal statement.
  4. Submit your application and wait for a response from the admissions team at Vancouver Island University.
  5. If your application is successful, you will be invited to an interview.
  6. Attend the interview and complete any additional requirements.
  7. Receive your acceptance letter and enroll in the program.

Contact details:

If you are interested in learning more about VIU’s Human Services certificate program or have any questions about the program, please contact the following person:

Vinodkanna Jothimani, CIO, HERE AND NOW Mobile Number: +91 98410 520 70 Email:

Alternatively, you can visit the Vancouver Island University website for more information about the program and the admission process. The website provides detailed information on program requirements, course offerings, tuition fees, and financial aid options.