Health Professionals - Support Groups / Organizations

Arthritis Support Group

Support and activities are organized as needed.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-4607

Brain Injury Disease Stroke Support Group

The Brain Injury Disease Stroke Support Group is a group of people sharing coping strategies with support and humour.more info

Address / Contact Info
Croftonbrook Meeting Room
132 Corbett Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z8
Phone: (250) 537-1190

British Columbia Bereavement Helpline

BC Bereavement Helpline gives on-line bereavement support and information on grief and healing.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-877-779-2223
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Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll Free: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Canadian National Institute for the Blind

CNIB is a source of support and information for people affected by vision loss.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-563-2642
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Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Heart and Stroke Foundation (BC and Yukon)

Heart and Stroke Foundation staff and volunteers are available to answer specific questions about topics related to heart and stroke issues as well as to provide information, advocacy, support and referrals if required.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-888-473-4636
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HIV Support Group - Gulf Islands

An informal group meets monthly to discuss such things as alternative therapies, spiritual healing and medical support.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-665-2437
Phone: (250) 537-7773

Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC)

IDHHC is a specialized social service agency providing counselling and support services to people dealing with a hearing loss and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
300-1627 Fort Street
, Victoria, BC, V8R 1H8
toll free: 1-800-667-5448
TTY: 1-877-667-5488
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La Leche League

La Leche League gives support and information on breastfeeding.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-5163