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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 - Parenting / Family Support - Parent-Young Child

Parent Support Circles - Parent Support Services of BC (PSS)

Ongoing, self support group for parents with children 12 years old and under. Weekly meetings are co-facilitated by trained volunteers. Parents can discuss parenting concerns, share ideas and learn effective parenting strategies in a supportive setting. Groups are FREE and some assistance can be provided to help with childcare costs if needed.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 468-9658
Web Links Website

Public Health Nursing Princess Royal Family Centre Health Unit

Immunizations, Postpartum Care, Breastfeeding Support Dental, Nutrition, Mother's Wellness - Postpartum support group.
* Connections - a group to support young men and women through pregnancy and the early years of parenting. Thursdays, 12:45-2:45 pm (transportation & child minding available).
* Partners in Parenting - a community Mental Health and Addiction service that supports parents experiencing problems related to their substance use.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 755-7855