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 BC

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

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208-2722 Fifth Street
, Victoria, BC, V8T 4B2
toll free: 1-888-689-3463
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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
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