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

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Camp Goodtimes

Camp Goodtimes provides a safety-focused, medically supervised, fun and recreational experience for children and teens affected by cancer and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Local: (604) 675-7141
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7141
Fax: (604) 675-7124
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Canada Child Tax Benefit

This program provides eligible families with a tax free monthly payment to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Revenue Agency
toll free: 1-800-387-1193
Web Links Website

Canadian Cancer Society

Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC and Yukon Division
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll Free: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Canadian Federation of University Women

The Salt Spring Island branch of the CFUW is part of an international organization of women who are university graduates or who have an equivalent qualification.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ursula Livingston: (250) 537-8561
Linda Counsell: (250) 653-2424

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association - BC

We assist with hearing related challenges by providing information, education, rehabilitation and advocacy.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association - BC Chapter, CHHA-BC
9181 Main Street, Unit 216
, Chilliwack, BC, V2P 1T3
Toll-free: 1-866-888-2442
Phone: (604) 795-9238
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Canadian National Institute for the Blind

CNIB is a source of support and information for people affected by vision loss.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-563-2642
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Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS)

Canadian Pension Plan provides retirement pension, disability benefits, death benefit, children's benefits, and survivor's pension.more info

Address / Contact Info
Service Canada
toll free: 1-800-277-9914
Web Links Website

Cancer Connection

Peer support for people with cancer and their caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-822-8664
Local: (604) 675-7148
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
Web Links Website

Capital Regional District

The Islands Trust has a legislated mandate for protecting and preserving the trust area, primarily through land use planning and regulation.more info

Address / Contact Info
1-500 Lower Ganges Rd
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2N8
Phone: (250) 537-9144
Fax: (250) 537-9116
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