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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


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Seniors Outreach Team (SORT)

Provides assessment and treatment services to seniors over 65 who are experiencing mental health problems such as Alzheimer's Disease or depression. Support and education to family and professional caregivers is available.more info

Address / Contact Info
VIHA
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-3301
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Seniors Resource Directory

Information and resource directory for Seniors in Nanaimo A supplement to the Nanaimo News Bulletin.more info

Address / Contact Info
777 Poplar Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 2H7
Phone: (250) 753-3707
Fax: (250) 753-0788
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23

Service BC

Information on most provincial government services including Medical Services Plan, Motor Vehicle Licence Office, vital statistics and small business information. Call 250-741-3636 or 1-800-663-7867 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
460 Selby Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 741-3636
Web Links Website
Classification Tags

Service Canada - Nanaimo

Offers information on Employment Insurance (EI), & Social Insurance numbers.more info

Address / Contact Info
201 - 60 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Employment

Service Canada

Information on Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security Pension (OAP), and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Seniors

Services for People with Disabilities Guide

more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232
Web Links Website Email

Services for Seniors Guide

This guide provides information about Government of Canada services and programs for seniors and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Services for Seniors guide
Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: 23, Service BC

Seven Sails Dental Centre

more info

Address / Contact Info
101-1629 Townsite Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1N3
Phone: (250) 754-8880
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Sexual Abuse Intervention

Open referral program for children, teens and families who have disclosed sexual abuse or are at risk for sexual exploitation.more info

Address / Contact Info
NARSF Programs Ltd., Sexual Abuse Intervention Program (SAIP)
202 - 190 Wallace Street
, Downtown, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
SAIP : (250) 754-2773 ext 216
NARSF Programs Ltd: (250) 754-2773
Fax: (250) 754-1605
Web Links Website Email
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Counselling

Sexual Assault Nursing/Forensic Nursing Examiners

Provide sexual assault medical exams (including domestic violence) and treatment, with option to collect forensic evidence
All ages and genders welcome.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health - Forensic Nurse Examiner Program, Island Health
Emergency Rooms
, Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Alberni, BC
Web Links Email
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Emergency, NRGH, Trauma Care
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Crisis Centre, Elder Abuse, RCMP