Health Professionals

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

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

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toll free: 1-800-563-2642
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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

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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
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Cara Birkeland, RN BSN, CFCS (AFCNA Certified)

Velvet Foot Care Clinic - Centrally located on Salt Spring Island, BC Cara Birkeland, RN BSN, CFCS (AFCNA Certified) has enjoyed working in Health Care and Gerontology at hospitals and care homes for over 20 years. Friendly, Competent, Professional. Registered Nurse, Trained and Certified for Foot Care. Treatments offered include: ToeFX - for Fungal Nails; OnyFix - for Involuted Nails; and Diabetic Foot Care. Service Areas: Salt Spring Island, BC. Currently accepting new clients of all ages. No referral required. Clinic Visits By Appointment Only, No Home Visits. Tax deductible as a medical expense. Tools Sterilized (Best Practice, BC Health Authorities). more info

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Velvet Foot Care Ltd.
Centrally Located, Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 538-8180
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Caregivers' Support Group

This group is a volunteer initiative sponsored by the Family Caregivers Network Society.more info

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Seniors Services Society
379 Lower Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2V4
Phone: (250) 537-5004
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Cheryl Bell-Gadsby MA

Cheryl is an instructor for the Justice Institute. She offers courses on Trauma and works from a Trauma informed practice using Energetic Body Work, Hypnosis, and Visualization as some of her methodology tools.more info

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Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-6900
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Child and Youth Mental Health

The Child and Youth Mental Health services includes assessment, counselling and case planning for children and youth with depression, anxiety, family conflict, unmanageable behaviour, or other mental health concerns in home, school or community. The service provides specialized clinical interventions and support and follow-up in office or on an outreach basis.more info

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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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Children Who Witness

For children and youth who have witnessed family violence. Free, confidential.more info

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Island Women Against Violence
Phone: (250) 538-5569

Cindy Clark MEd, BA in Child & Youth Care

Cindy works from a Relationship perspective that explores self-awareness and the nurturing of a personal witness through breathe, visualization, mapping and deep listening practices. Cindy‚Äôs work supports the ability to create respectful & mindful relationships outside of self through the process of knowing self.more info

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Salt Spring Island, BC
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Colleen Belliveau

Registered Speech Language Pathologist Certified by Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC) Registered Autism Service Provider (RASP)more info

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Unit 1, 315 Upper Ganges Road (Merchant's Mews)
Phone: (250) 538-7467
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Community Medical Detox

Provides support for persons in the early phase of recovery to address the medical, psychological, social and spiritual needs through accessing community resources. Community Medical Detox provides a 24 -hour medically supervised withdrawal management for people in acute withdrawal in an inpatient setting. People who come to Community Medical Detox do so voluntarily. For the safety of the client, they are expected to stay on the detox unit for the duration of their stay; however, they are free to discharge at any time.more info

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5B - 2334 Trent Street
, Victoria, BC, V8R 4Z3
Phone: 250-519-3485 MHSU process intake
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