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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.


Education / Employment / Development - Employment Assistance - General

Service Canada

Offers information on Employment Insurance (EI), & Social Insurance numbers.more info

Address / Contact Info
201 - 60 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Employment

Vancouver Island Vocational and Rehabilitation Services (VIVRS)

Who Are We?
Vancouver Island Vocational and Rehabilitation Services (VIVRS) is a dynamic, growing company that has been providing individualized employment and life skills services to clients on Vancouver Island since 1992.

Our professional approach, creative and energetic staff, and dedication to exceptional service have been recognized through ongoing contracts with Federal and Provincial Governments, Crown Corporations and private insurance companies.

VIVRS provides services throughout Vancouver Island with staff in Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville and Courtenay. Our staff offers all necessary academic qualifications, an extensive variety of work experience, and membership in professional associations such as the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada, the BC College of Social Workers, and the Canadian Career Development Association.

Our knowledge of the communities in which we work and our solid relationships with employers and community service providers give our clients a head start in their efforts to contribute to society and enhance their sense of self worth. more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website
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Work BC - Employment Resource Centre

Operates a resource room, offering free access to computers, workshops, job postings and job search assistance. Job seekers can set up an appointment to meet with a Case Manager for one-to-one support with career, training and self-employment exploration as well as job search activity.more info

Address / Contact Info
101 - 155 Skinner Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5E8
Phone: (250) 714-0085
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Employment