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Community Health and Social Service Programs

Ron Depner Counselling, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Professional Clinical Counselling with Specializations in Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, and Relationships
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Address / Contact Info
Ron Depner Counselling & Psychotherapy
477 Wallace Street, Suite 310
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B7
Phone: (250) 616-3579
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RRAP Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program

Offers financial assistance to low-income households who own and occupy sub-standard housing, to enable them to repair their dwellings to a minimum level of health and safety.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-668-2642
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: 45
Community Headings: Housing

Run to Quit

Run to Quit pairs the quitting expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. The program greatly increases a person’s chances of quitting smoking while raising their physical activity level.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society , BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Phone: 1-800-419-2906 ext. 264
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Rutherford Dental Centre

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Address / Contact Info
4555 Uplands Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6M8
Phone: (250) 751-3663
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: 23

Samaritan House

Temporary emergency shelter for women and children, nourishment, hygiene and clothing, and on-site case management and referrals to community resources and programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
355 Nicol Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4T5
Phone: (250) 753-1474
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Topics: Shelter

Screening Mammography Program

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Address / Contact Info
1804B Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5W4
Phone: (250) 716-5904
Classification Tags
Topics: Women

Self Management British Columbia

Self-management refers to the tasks that an individual must undertake to live well with one or more chronic conditions. These tasks include gaining confidence to deal with medical management, role management, and emotional management. more info

Address / Contact Info
210- 4907 Chisholm Street, 101- 4906 Delta Street
, Delta, BC, V4K 2V2
Toll-free: 1-866-902-3767
Fax: (604) 940-2099
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Self-Management Health Coach program

Self-Management Health Coach Program provides individualised telephone support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc. Volunteer health coaches provide weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier and to better manage the daily challenges of living with chronic conditions. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions. more info

Address / Contact Info
University of Victoria, Institute of Aging & Lifelong Health
Ste 210, 4907 Chisholm St
, Delta, BC, V4K 2K6
Main Line: (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767
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Semi-Independent Living Program

Training and support for adults with developmental disabilities who live on their own. Teaches skills required to live independently.more info

Address / Contact Info
228 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 754-5015
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Sendial Program (Thrifty Foods)

Shopping and home delivery service designed for those who are physically unable to shop for themselves ($5 delivery charge and payment required upon delivery - they do not accept cash).more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-667-8280
Classification Tags
Topics: Seniors