New Youth Suicide Intervention Toolkits Available - Salt Spring Island

Community Health Notice posted: 14-Oct-2016 2:08 PM PDT

These toolkits were initiated and developed to help parents, caregivers and professionals, like teachers and healthcare providers, reach out to children and youth who may be at risk for suicide on Salt Spring Island, as well as for youth themselves.

Download the toolkits from Salt Spring Island Community Services website

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In From The Cold Emergency Shelter

In From The Cold provides overnight shelter and a hot meal for people without adequate housing.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Income Assistance

Provides employment and assistance (BCEA) for individuals who are in need of financial assistance and are eligible for benefits.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Housing and Social Development
toll free: 1-866-866-0800
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Indian Residential School Survivors Society

The Indian Residential School Survivors Society assists First Peoples in BC to recognize and be holistically empowered from the primary and generational effects of residential schools by supporting research, promoting awareness, establishing partnerships and advocating for justice and healing.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-721-0066
24 hour crisis line: 1-866-925-4419
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Institute of Sustainability Education and Action (I-SEA)

The Institute for Sustainability Education & Action (I-SEA) was created to broaden and deepen the understanding, appreciation, and commitment to sustainability locally throughout the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, as well as internationally.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-4400
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Island Comfort Quilts

Island Comfort Quilts provides a comfort quilt, free of charge, to any islander with a life-threatening disease or injury.more info

Address / Contact Info
107 Castle Cross Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2G1
Phone: (250) 537-5302
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Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC)

IDHHC is a specialized social service agency providing counselling and support services to people dealing with a hearing loss and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
300-1627 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8R 1H8
toll free: 1-800-667-5448
TTY: 1-877-667-5488
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Island Natural Growers

Island Natural Growers welcomes everyone including farmers, gardeners, educators and consumers who share a vision for a local food system based on organic production methods.more info

Address / Contact Info
The Gulf Islands chapter of Canadian Organic Growers
106 Old Scott Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2L6
Phone: (250) 537-5511
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Island Natural Growers (ING)

Formed in 1992, Island Natural Growers welcome any Salt Spring Islander who is dedicated to raising animals or growing plants according to natural organic principles and practice.more info

Address / Contact Info
A chapter of Canadian Organic Growers
106 Old Scott Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2L6
Phone: (250) 537-5511
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Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre

Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre is a non-profit society dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wild animals.more info

Address / Contact Info
322 Langs Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1N3
Phone: (250) 537-0777
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Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)

IWAV is a non-profit organization providing services throughout the Southern Gulf Islands to women and their children affected by violence and abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
toll free: 1-877-435-7544
Phone: (250) 537-0735
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