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

Emergency & Safety

BC Ambulance

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Address / Contact Info
Emergency: 911
administration: (250) 537-9711

BC Poison Control Centre

BC Poison Control Centre provides a 24-hour phone line offering emergency advice and information on the treatment of poisoning or overdose of medications, chemicals, street drugs, or other hazardous or toxic substances.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-567-8911
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Child Find

Child Find assists in the search for a missing child, and works with contacts and resources such as parents, lawyers, law enforcement, investigative agencies, media, social agencies, etc.more info

Address / Contact Info
208-2722 Fifth Street
, Victoria, BC, V8T 4B2
toll free: 1-800-387-7962
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Children's Help Line

To report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect, dial 310-1234 (no area code needed) from anywhere in BC.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 310-1234
or dial 0 and ask for: 310-1234
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Coast Guard

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Address / Contact Info
Rescue: 1-800-567-5111
Non-emergency: (250) 537-5813

Copper Kettle Community Partnership

Copper Kettle offers people without homes or shelter, emergency supplies (i.e. tents, sleeping bags, warm clothing, and food).more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5863

Fire Department

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Address / Contact Info
105 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2G1
Emergency: 911
Administration: (250) 537-2531

Food Bank, Christmas Hampers and Lunch Program

Food is distributed to needy individuals and families on a weekly basis, in emergencies and at Christmas.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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In From The Cold Emergency Shelter

In From The Cold provides overnight shelter and a hot meal for people without adequate housing.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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KIDS Help Line

The KIDS Help Line is a toll-free phone counselling referral and Internet service for children and youth.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 310-1234 (no area code needed)
Toll-free: 1-800-663-9122
Web Links Website