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

Seniors - Home & Community Based Services

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

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

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
call 9:00am to 5:30pm: (250) 537-9955
Fax: (250) 537-9969
Web Links Email

Meals on Wheels

Hot nourishing meals delivered by volunteer drivers five days a week to the elderly or handicapped.
The program can be reached by email at greenwoodsmow@gmail.com.more info

Address / Contact Info
133 Blain Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1Z9
ext 233: (250) 537-5561
Fax: (250) 537-1124
Web Links Website Email

Medical Alert/Lifeline

A personal response medical alert system for seniors.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 537-5848
Phone: (250) 537-8150

Old Age Pensioners Organization Branch

Meeting are held the first Tuesday of every month in the club rooms at Fulford Community Hall.more info

Address / Contact Info
170 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2T8
Emily Hepburn: (250) 653-4949
C J Hughes: (250) 653-4710

Salt Spring Seniors Services Society

A drop-in centre with resources, information and a volunteer outreach program for seniors.more info

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