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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.


Age Ranges Served: Adult 20+

A Nanaimo Maternity Family Physicians Network

Nanaimo Family Physicians providing comprehensive maternity care. Obstetrical patients without a Family Physician can self refer.
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Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning, OB/GYN
Community Headings: Child Development, MSP

Aboriginal Community Legal Worker

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Address / Contact Info
302 - 65 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5H9
Phone: (250) 741-5447
Classification Tags
Topics: First Nation
Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Aboriginal Health

We work together with First Nations communities to maintain and improve the health of Aboriginal people living on Vancouver Island and surrounding areas.more info

Address / Contact Info
602 Haliburton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4W5
Phone: (250) 753-6578
Fax: (250) 754-1390
Web Links Website Email
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health

Aboriginal People Crisis Line

Aboriginal People Crisis Linemore info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)more info

Address / Contact Info
101-488 Albert Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-3600
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Classification Tags
Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Abuse & Neglect

Matt Scott is VIHA's Clinical Specialist for Vulnerable and Incapable Adultsmore info

Address / Contact Info
Matt Scott is VIHA's Clinical Specialist for Vulnerable and Incapable Adults
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 740-6975
Web Links Email
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Classification Tags
Topics: Men, Seniors, Women
Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Elder Abuse

Adult Substance Use Services Team

Provides information, education, support and treatment for people affected by or at risk of developing alcohol and other drug-related difficulties.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health , Mental Health Substance Use Services (MHSU)
3151 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5W5
Phone: (250) 739-5880
Fax: (250) 739-5879
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning allows you to have a say in the health care you will receive if you are too sick to speak for yourself. It is a way to reflect on your values, beliefs and wishes so that you can make your own health care decisions. By discussing and documenting your wishes with your loved ones, health care team and family physician, they will be better able to act on your behalf.

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Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Hospice/Palliative Care

Al-Anon

Support for friends and families of alcoholics. more info

Address / Contact Info
Alanon
Nanaimo, BC
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
Community Headings: Volunteer Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

Helping alcoholics achieve sobriety. Meeting information is available online. more info

Address / Contact Info
212 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-7513
Web Links Website Email
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation
Community Headings: Volunteer Resources