Community Resources - Information & Advocacy

Ministry for Children and Family Development (MCFD)

The Ministry provides programs and services to ensure that healthy children and responsible families are living in safe, caring and inclusive communities.more info

Address / Contact Info
Saanich Peninsula & Gulf Islands Integrated Services
103-7851 E Saanich Road
, Saanichton, BC, V8W 9S3
Phone: (250) 544-3300
Fax: (250) 544-3315
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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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BC PharmaCare helps British Columbians with the cost of eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Housing and Social Development
toll free: 1-800-464-4911
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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
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Service BC (Government Agent)

The Service BC office is the spot for all provincial government-related information and documents from marriage licence applications to BC medical coverage and the filing of residential tenancy disputes.more info

Address / Contact Info
343 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5414
Fax: (250) 537-4361
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Tourist Information and Visitor Centre

For locals and visitors alike, you'll find a wealth of information about Salt Spring as well as British Columbia.more info

Address / Contact Info
121 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T1
Phone: (250) 537-5252
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