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

Health Professionals - Chronic Disease

AIDS Vancouver Island

AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) is a community-based AIDS Service Organization (ASO) that provides education, support, and advocacy for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other communicable diseases.more info

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toll free: 1-800-665-2437
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Alzheimer Caregivers Support Group

This group is a volunteer initiative sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of BC and the Family Caregiver's Network Society.more info

Address / Contact Info
379 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5004
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BC Cancer Agency - Vancouver Island Centre

The BC Cancer Agency offers comprehensive cancer care including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, community programs, research and education.more info

Address / Contact Info
2410 Lee Avenue
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6V5
general enquiries, toll free: 1-888-939-3333
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Jean C Barber Lodge

Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.more info

Address / Contact Info
Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
575 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C3
Phone: (604) 879-9131
Fax: (604) 675-7131
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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
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Wigs and Breast Prosthesis Banks

Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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