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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Office of the Ombudsperson

If you think a provincial government ministry or public agency has treated you unfairly, the Ombudsperson may be able to help.more info

Address / Contact Info
2nd Floor, 947 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 3K3
toll free: 1-800-567-3247
Fax: (250) 387-0198
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Old Age Pensioners Organization Branch

Meeting are held the first Tuesday of every month in the club rooms at Fulford Community Hall.more info

Address / Contact Info
170 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T8
Emily Hepburn: (250) 653-4949
C J Hughes: (250) 653-4710

Older Adult Mental Health and Addictions Services Intake

Intake and referral for a range of health services within the region for seniors.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Health Authority
Phone: 1(250) 519-5279

Options for Sexual Health (The Clinic)

The Clinic operates as a branch of Options for Sexual Health of BC.more info

Address / Contact Info
134 McPhillips Ave
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W3
Phone: (250) 537-8786
toll free: 1-800-739-7367
Fax: (250) 537-8781
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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church (Roman Catholic)

We seek innovative ways to meet the diverse needs of our parish family and develop our sense of ownership in the well-being of all parish members.more info

Address / Contact Info
135 Drake Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K8
Phone: (250) 537-2150
Fax: (250) 537-2150
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Outreach Services

Women's Outreach Services has a full-time outreach worker, based on Salt Spring, providing a range of support services to women on Salt Spring and the Outer Islands (Pender, Mayne, Galiano and Saturna).more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 537-0717
toll-free: 1-888-537-0717
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