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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.


Substance Use / Addictions - Harm Reduction / Supplies

Harris House Health Clinic

Provides confidential health care, harm reduction supplies and support to individuals at risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and sexually transmitted infections.more info

Address / Contact Info
375 Franklyn Street
, Downtown, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2X5
Health clinic : (250) 753-6759
Mobile Health Outreach: 1-844-482-4239
Health clinic fax: (250) 753-6717
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Overdose Prevention Service

Open to tenants, guests, and community members. A safe place to use. Pick up harm reduction kits and supplies; get Naloxone kits. Please use entrance by the garage door.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health
437 Wesley St.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9R 2T8
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