Health Professionals (98) Low Income / Support (47) Social Services (18) Mental Health / Counselling (56) Substance Use / Addictions (22) Condition Specific Info / Support (59) Seniors (15) Child, Youth, and Family (50) Health Services (84) Abuse / Neglect (8) Education / Employment / Development (10) Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy (21)  

Income Assistance

7-10 Club

Provides a free hot nutritious breakfast and bagged lunch to go.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-0917
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: 11, Income Assistance

BC Ferries - Departure Bay Terminal

Seniors ride for free from Monday to Thursday (must show ID). Call 1-888-223-3779 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-1261
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Community Headings: Income Assistance

BC Ferries - Duke Point

Seniors ride for free from Monday to Thursday (must show ID). Call 1-888-223-3779 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Ferries - Duke Point
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 722-5888
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Income Assistance

BC Ferries - Gabriola Terminal

Seniors ride for free from Monday to Thursday (must show ID). Call 1-888-223-3779 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-9344
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Income Assistance

Better Meals

Better Meals was established in 1993 by people who have an intimate understanding of the needs from seniors for well-prepared meals and a convenient delivery service. Our menus, which feature a wide variety of dishes to choose from, allow us to provide healthy and delicious meals that satisfy the specific diets of our customers.more info

Address / Contact Info
5742 Beresford Street
, Burnaby , BC, V5J 1J1
Toll-free: 1-888-838-1888
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food, Men, Seniors, Women
Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Food Security, 11, Income Assistance

Cancer Information Service

Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Cancer Information Service: 1-888-939-3333
Division Office: (604) 872-4400
Fax: (604) 872-4113
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Credit Counselling Society

Non-profit service providing confidential credit counselling, personal budget planning and debt repayment programs and alternatives. Counselling is free, non-judgmental and solution focused.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-888-527-8999
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Topics: Legal
Community Headings: Education, Income Assistance

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

FMEP is a free service of the BC Ministry of Justice helping families and children entitled to support under a maintenance order or agreement.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 5100
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6N3
Phone: 1(250) 220-4040
Toll-free: 1-800-663-3455
Fax: 1(250) 220-4050
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Mid-Island Legal Aid

Denice Barrie, Barrister and Solicitor, helps people with low incomes resolve their legal problems and facilitates access to justice.more info

Address / Contact Info
210 Milton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2K6
Phone: (250) 753-4396
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Topics: Legal
Community Headings: Education, Income Assistance

Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Association

Advocate for individuals who seek assistance by providing education, information, referral and support in exercising their rights to maximize independence with dignity. Appeals, tribunals, reconsiderations, PWD applications, counselling, residential tenancy. General, crisis and legal advocacy.more info

Address / Contact Info
114 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-2321
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