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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: Child 0-12

A Nanaimo Maternity Family Physicians Network

Nanaimo Family Physicians providing comprehensive maternity care. Obstetrical patients without a Family Physician can self refer.
more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Family Planning, OB/GYN
Community Headings: Child Development, MSP

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

Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Provides children and youth the highest quality volunteer based mentoring programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
3 - 2350 Labieux Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3M6
Phone: (250) 756-2447
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Child Development

Bullying Hotline

Youth against violence linemore info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
Classification Tags
Topics: Youth
Clinical Headings: Counselling

Child & Youth Mental Health Services

Informed by principles of respect, diversity and cultural sensitivity, Child, Youth and Family Mental Health is an interdisciplinary psychiatric service designed to optimize the health and well-being of children, youth and families.more info

Address / Contact Info
202-488 Albert St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-5444
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Child and Youth Mental Health (Ministry of Children and Family Development)

The team provides a range of assessment and treatment options for children, youth (0-18 years) and their families, regarding mental health concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development, Child and Youth Mental Health
301-190 Wallace St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 741-5701
Fax: (250) 741-5749
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Children's Helpline

To report child abuse and neglect.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: 310-1234
Features Accessible
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Cycle for Health

GNCC promotes cycling as a tool to make a positive change for people with mental and physical health issues. Using cycling as a therapy as part of a ‎Wellness Recovery Action Plan, has had great success. Regular bike riding has proven to be effective with mental health conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety. We encourage any individual that would want to join us for regular rides to contact us. GNCC is looking to partner with local health organizations and professionals.more info

Address / Contact Info
Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition
Box 441, Station A
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5L3
Phone: (778) 269-5642
Web Links Website Email

Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psychologist

Child psychologist Dr. Barnsley specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression and behavioural issues. She also treats children and adolescents who struggle with coping with stress, self-esteem, OCD, habit disorders, assertiveness, social skills and behaviour problems such as non-compliance, more info

Address / Contact Info
Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psycologist
301-1621 Dufferin Cres
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5T4
Phone: (250) 591-0702
Classification Tags
Topics: Youth
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development