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

Social Services - Housing

Abbeyfield Housing Society

The Salt Spring Island Abbeyfield Housing Society, and its current board of directors, is now firmly committed to acquiring the necessary land and other resources for building a unique and comfortable Abbeyfield House, on the south end of Salt Spring Island which will also be a focal point of goodwill and friendly contact within the community.more info

Address / Contact Info
c/o 105 Hilltop Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1V9
Phone: (250) 653-4125
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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

Croftonbrook Seniors Residence

Croftonbrook is an affordable housing complex for seniors and people with disabilities with 20 one bedroom units. It is operated by Island Women Against Violence with funding from BC Housing. Applications can be found at www.bchousing.org. more info

Address / Contact Info
132 Corbett Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z8
Phone: (250) 537-2441

Greenwoods Eldercare

A government subsidized facility with 50 beds and 1 short term respite bed for seniors who can no longer be cared for at home and require 24 hour/7 day a week nursing care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Complex Care Facility
133 Blain Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z9
Phone: (250) 537-5561
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Heritage Place Seniors Residence

This residence provides independent and assisted living for seniors age 65 or older.more info

Address / Contact Info
120 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2R8
Phone: (250) 537-8340
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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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Murakami Gardens Community Housing

Murakami Gardens is a 27 unit apartment that provides affordable, secure, and safe housing for low to medium income individuals and families residing on Salt Spring Island.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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Rental Assistance Program

This program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
toll free: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: 1(604) 433-2218
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Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB)

The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services.more info

Address / Contact Info
1st Floor, 1019 Wharf Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 1X4
toll free: 1-800-665-8779
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Salt Spring Community Housing and Land Trust Society (SSCHLTS)

SSCHLTS is a registered society which acquires and holds land in perpetuity for affordable housing and other community benefits such as agriculture.more info

Address / Contact Info
c/o Box 98 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9644
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