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Nutrition

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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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: 11, Income Assistance

Canadian Diabetes Association

Supports people affected by diabetes by providing information, support and referrals if required. Information line 1-800-226-8464.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4166 Departure Bay Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B7
Phone: (250) 729-3824
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Nutrition, Wound Care
Community Headings: Education

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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Central Island Healthy Lifestyles: Shapedown BC

Helping families in Central Vancouver Island achieve a healthier lifestyle, and improve overall physical and emotional well-being. more info

Address / Contact Info
Central Island Healthy Lifestyles
#39-1925 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H1
Phone: (250) 755-7955
Fax: (250) 755-7946
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Diabetes Education Centre

Provide information and support to people living with diabetes and their families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 716-7733
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
Community Headings: Education

Dial-A-Dietitian

Free nutrition information line. Information is provided in English, Mandarin, Cantonese & Punjabi.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-667-3438
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
Community Headings: Education

Eating Disorders Program

The Eating Disorders Program provides strengths-based prevention and treatment services to lessen the impact of harm associated with persistent and serious eating patterns for referred youth and families in the Nanaimo/Ladysmith area. more info

Address / Contact Info
NARSF Programs Ltd.
202 - 190 Wallace Street
, Downtown, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Eating Disorders Program: (250) 754-2773 ext 213
NARSF Administration: (250) 754-2773
Fax: (250) 754-1605
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Nutrition, Obesity

Food 4U Food Recovery Program

Did you ever wonder what happens to food in the grocery store that is too close to the "best before" date to sell? What about food that is rejected on delivery because some of it has been damaged or partially spoiled? What about the package of strawberries with one or two moldy ones?more info

Address / Contact Info
Loaves and Fishes Food Bank Nanaimo
1009 Farquhar Street Nanaimo BC, V9R 2G2
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2G2
Phone: (250) 754-8347
Fax: (250) 754-8349
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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: Food Security, Free Service

Food Safety

Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 7,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 750-1113
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Classification Tags
Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Public Health
Community Headings: Food Security

Health and Wellness Programs 2017

NANAIMO COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICESmore info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: 250-755-6200 (SELECT OPTION 4)
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