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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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Low Income / Support - Housing / Residential Support

BC Housing & Housing Registry - Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society

Offers supported independent housing single adults with permanent disabilities. Call 1-800-257-7756 for more information.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-0170
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Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Housing

Daughter On Call Seniors Services

Daughter On Call was founded by Val Bacon, B.A., who has experienced firsthand the need for a variety of services to maintain independent living for her aging Mother.
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Daughter on Call Seniors Service
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 619-6600
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Elders In Transition

Moving out, moving in, moving on. The Hospice Shoppe supports seniors in transition and their families (free of charge) through a sensitive and practical approach to the downsizing and/or disposition of household and personal possessions.more info

Address / Contact Info
5 - 4286 Departure Bay Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5K7
Phone: (250) 758-8886
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Community Headings: Education

Habitat For Humanity

Promotes home ownership by building simple, decent, safe and affordable homes for those who are unable to qualify for a conventional mortgage. Affordable because of an interest-free mortgage and no down payment required. Homes are built by volunteer labour and donated materials.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8078
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Topics: Housing

Habitat Restore

Sells affordable new and used building materials and supplies, with profits going to the Habitat for Humanity Program. Donations accepted with free pick-up available. Please call ahead before making donations.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8743
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Community Headings: Housing

Home Help - Zel Hopson

Home Help - Zel Hopsonmore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 616-0574
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M'Akola Housing Society

Provides homes primarily for aboriginal people where they can feel connected to traditional values and community.more info

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22 - 3201 Shenton Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5X6
Phone: (250) 756-4217
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Community Headings: Education

Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society

Our Mission: Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society (NAHS) develops and operates inclusive housing communities appropriate to supporting tenants in achieving and maintaining stability and well being.more info

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Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society Senior Specific
Phone: (250) 755-1158
Phone: (250) 753-5031
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Topics: Housing, Seniors
Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care
Community Headings: Housing

Residential Services - Kiwanis Village Lodge

Kiwanis Village is a six acre campus of care catering to seniors requiring various levels of support and accommodation. Offering independent living, supportive living, assisted living and complex care, this unique setting allows seniors to age in place.more info

Address / Contact Info
Kiwanis Village Lodge
1233 Kiwanis Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5Y1
Phone: (250) 753-6471
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Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care, 45
Community Headings: Housing, 23

Residential Services - Wexford Creek

Nestled in a beautifully landscaped setting close to numerous services and amenities, Wexford Creek offers 40 one-bedroom private independent and assisted living suites for seniors. Residents can remain as independent as they wish with a service menu to choose from.more info

Address / Contact Info
Wexford Creek
80 – Tenth Street, Nanaimo
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 0A8
Phone: (250) 753-4044
Appointments: (250) 713-1696
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Community Headings: Housing, 23