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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Vancouver Island Crisis Line

The Vancouver Island Crisis Line offers 24-hour crisis line service to Vancouver Island as well as the Gulf Islands 365 days of the year.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-888-494-3888

Vancouver Island Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
2202 Richmond Road
, Victoria, BC, V8R 4R5
Phone: (250) 592-2662
Fax: (250) 592-7616
Web Links Website Email

Victim Services

Salt Spring Island Victim Services provides emotional support, practical assistance and referrals and information about the criminal justice system and further protective measures.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring RCMP
401 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
toll free: 1-800-563-0808
Phone: (250) 537-5555
Web Links Website

Victoria Child Care Resource and Referral (VCCRR)

Victoria Child Care Resource and Referral is a quality enhancement program funded by the Government of British Columbia and sponsored by the Single Parent Resource Centre.more info

Address / Contact Info
2001A Douglas Street
, Victoria, BC, V8T 4K9
Phone: 1(250) 382-7000
toll free: 1-800-750-1868
Web Links Website Email

Victoria Innovative Services Treatment Approach (VISTA)

Alcohol and drug services for seniors 55 and older with substance abuse issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 1(250) 953-3966

Voice of Women

Voice of Women is a national women's group founded in 1960 to work towards world peace, women's issues and environmental concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Maggie Schubart: (250) 537-9804
Marion Pape: (250) 537-4567