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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 - Children / Youth Support - Crisis / Help Lines

Hospice Youth Program

Offers a safe haven for teens ages 13-18 dealing with the death of a special person and a website designed for teens. Call about counselling, library resources and group programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
1729 Boundary Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4P3
Phone: (250) 758-8857
Web Links Website
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Topics: Youth

Kid's Help Phone

Free anonymous and confidential 24/7 phone and online professional counselling service for youth. Large or small concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
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Youth Against Violence

Call if you're in any way concerned about your safety or the safety of others. Confidential and 24/7. If in immediate danger, call 911.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Youth