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

R

Randie Clark, MA, MHC, CCC

Counselling, Psychotherapymore info

Address / Contact Info
202-104 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T1
Phone: (250) 538-2129
Web Links Website

RCMP

more info

Address / Contact Info
401 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Emergency: 911
administration: (250) 537-5555

Red Cross Short Term Equipment Loan Program

The Short Term Health Equipment Loan Program alleviates the pressures that come along with injury or illness, assists seniors with mobility issues, allows people to return home from hospital earlier, and supports those in palliative care who wish to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home. The Canadian Red Cross provides aids such as wheelchairs, walkers, bath seats and benches, commodes and toilet seats, crutches and canes, bed handles and other durable medical equipment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Red Cross, Salt Spring Island Office
135 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island , BC, V8K1E2
Phone: (250) 538-4834
Fax: (250) 537-4359
Web Links Website

Rental Assistance Program

The program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
toll free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: 1(604) 433-2218
Web Links Website Email

Representative for Children and Youth

The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child welfare system and advocates for changes to the system itself.more info

Address / Contact Info
Victoria Office
Suite 201, 546 Yates Street
, Victoria, BC, V8W 1K8
toll free: 1-800-476-3933
Web Links Website Email

Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB)

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services.more info

Address / Contact Info
1st Floor, 1019 Wharf Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 1X4
toll free: 1-800-665-8779
Web Links Email

Restorative Justice Program

The Restorative Justice Program provides an opportunity for offenders of minor crimes to take accountability for their actions and avoid the court system through a diversion program.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-1899
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Rowan Percy, MA RCC CBT

Counsellingmore info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-2831
Web Links Website Email

Run to Quit

Run to Quit pairs the quitting expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. The program greatly increases a person’s chances of quitting smoking while raising their physical activity level.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Phone: 1-800-419-2906 ext. 264
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