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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.


Mental Health / Counselling - Children / Youth Community Counselling

Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health

Provides confidential, free outreach services for aboriginal children, youth and families who may be experiencing difficulties with thoughts, feelings or behaviors. Provides info, workshops & referrals to other community partners.more info

Address / Contact Info
301-190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 741-5701
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Crisis Centre

Discovery Youth and Family Substance Use Services

Provides counselling for youth who are experiencing difficulties related to their own or another person's substance use, as well as support for parents of adolescents regarding substance use concerns.
more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Health Authority
206 - 96 Cavan St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V1
Phone: (250) 739-5790
Fax: (250) 740-2672
Web Links Website Email
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Counselling