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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.


Child, Youth, And Family - Sexual Health

Birthright

Pregnancy tests and confidential support and counselling pre- and postnatally.more info

Address / Contact Info
149 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B2
Phone: (250) 755-6131
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Communicable Disease Clinic

Counselling and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. testing and referral for communicable diseases and TB, and Central Island viral hepatitis service. Appointments required.more info

Address / Contact Info
8 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5L5
Phone: (250) 740-2615
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Public Health
24h

Crossroads Pregnancy Centre

Considering Abortion, Adoption or Parenting?
We provide confidential, non-judgmental, pregnancy support services including practical help to anyone in need.
All our services are free and confidential.
more info

Address / Contact Info
1717 Kerrisdale Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1N4
Business number: (250) 716-1633
24/7 Helpline, Appointments/Support: (250) 714 2191 (text)
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Options For Sexual Health

Reproductive health services including birth control information and supplies, fertility awareness, pregnancy testing information and counselling, sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment. Appointments preferred.more info

Address / Contact Info
204 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-9511
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Women, Youth

Youth Health Clinic

For youth up to age 25. Provides contraception counselling, pregnancy testing, with non-judgmental option counselling and referral, STI testing and treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-3345
Classification Tags
Topics: Women, Youth