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

Child, Youth, And Family - Youth Programs

BC Council for Families

The BC Council for Families works to strengthen and support families with education, information, research and advocacy.more info

Address / Contact Info
204-259 Granville Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3H1
toll free: 1-800-663-5638
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Centre for Child Honouring

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Address / Contact Info
P.O. Box 737
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W3
Phone: (250) 931-3190
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Child and Youth Mental Health

Child and Youth Mental Health services include assessment, counselling and case planning for children and youth with depression, anxiety, family conflict, unmanageable behaviour, or other mental health concerns in home, school or community.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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Children Who Witness Abuse

Counselling and support for children who have witnessed abuse in their homes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 538-5569
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Core Inn Youth Drop-In Centre

The Core Inn is a youth centre in the heart of Ganges that provides a drug and alcohol free supportive environment for youth in grades 6-12.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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Family Support

Family Support Services are provided on an outreach basis to families where children are determined to be in an unhealthy or risky home environment.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) 537-9938
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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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Salt Spring Women Opposed to Violence and Abuse (SWOVA)

SWOVA develops solutions to prevent violence and abuse against women and children through education, community development, and research.more info

Address / Contact Info
Community Development and Research Society
344 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V3
Phone: (250) 537-1336
Fax: (250) 537-1336
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School-Based Counsellors

School Support Services include counselling and support for students experiencing difficulty functioning in the classroom and school environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-4365
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Youth Alcohol and Drug

Youth Alcohol and Drug Services provide prevention, education and treatment services for youth and families where substance use is a concern, or where someone is affected by the substance use of another.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-4365
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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