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


Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group

more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5004

Blood Pressure Clinic

Free Blood Pressure Clinic offered.more info

Address / Contact Info
Senior Services Society
379 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-4604

Community Bathing

This service is for those who cannot safely bathe themselves.more info

Address / Contact Info
Greenwoods Eldercare
133 Blain Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z9
Phone: (250) 537-5561
central intake: 1-888-533-2273

Consistent Quality Home Support

Provides home support and assistance with daily routine and chores.more info

Address / Contact Info
Savvy Seniors
107 Marina Crescent
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2R2
Phone: (250) 221-0138
Web Links Website Email

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 more info

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

Elderly Outreach

Mental health services for seniors 65 and older.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 1(250) 953-3966

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

This is a support circle for grandparents who are raising or supporting their grandchildren.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-377-0212
Phone: 1(250) 384-8042

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
toll free: 1-888-533-2273
Phone: (250) 537-5561
Web Links Website

Gulf Islands Seniors Residence Association (GISRA)

GISRA is a non-profit charitable society which owns and operates the 37 unit Meadowbrook residence, a supportive-living all-rental seniors' residence serving the people of the Southern Gulf Islands.more info

Address / Contact Info
121 Atkins Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2X7
Phone: (250) 538-1995
Web Links Email

Home Support Services

Home Support Services is a non-profit organization providing home support workers to assist elderly or handicapped residents to maintain their independent lifestyle in their own home.more info

Address / Contact Info
Beacon Community Services
2-137 Crofton Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2R8
Phone: (250) 537-9955
Fax: (250) 537-9969