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View Document MHSU Programs and Services - Easy Access Points - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 09-Oct-2019 10:26 AM PDT

What we offer: No Barrier/Low Barrier Services. No referral neeeded.


Confident Parents: Thriving Kids
Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused phone-based coaching services effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioral problems and promoting healthy child developemnt in children ages 3-12.
https://mid-island.cmha.bc.ca/confident-parents-thriving-kids/

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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. more info

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AVI Health Centre

AVI Health and Community Services - Nanaimo operates a low barrier Health Centre that provides HIV Primary Care, PrEP prescribing and follow-up, PEP access support, STBBI testing and treatment, Opiate Agonist Treatment (OAT) and addictions services, HCV treatment, and Counselling; as well as a Positive Wellness Program that provides case management and community outreach for HIV and HCV positive clients, a Men’s Wellness Program and Testing Nights that provide social programming and STBBI/PrEP services for self-identified MSM, a clinical Outreach Team supporting clients contemplating or accessing addictions services, and an Education Program that works with people who use drugs, MSM, clinic clients, schools, other organizations, services providers, and all people at risk of HIV, HCV, and/or toxic drug poisoning/overdose to support HIV, HCV, and addictions & sexual health harm reduction education.more info

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AVI Health and Community Services - Nanaimo
102-55 Victoria Road, Snuneymuxw Territory
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4N9
AVI Health Centre - Nanaimo: (250) 754-9111
Fax: (250) 754-9888
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bc211

bc211 is a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing free information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC. Our help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line. more info

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Phone: 2-1-1
TTY Phone #: (604) 875-0885
Phone number (after hours): 2-1-1
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Cedar Woman House

Cedar Woman House is a 24/7 staffed transition house for women and children who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing violence. Cedar Woman House is designed around Indigenous values, cultural priorities, and programming. Cedar Woman’s House serves the immediate need for emergency shelter and services for all women and children, but are especially dedicated to serving the Nine Member Nations of K'wumut Lelum Child & Family Services. Resident selection is on a first come, first served bases, given that individuals meet our criteria for entry. Please call for more information. more info

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Cedar Woman House
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 591-5580
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Crescent House Sobering & Assessment Beds

Effective Jan 2, 2017 Crescent House is switching over to 5 Sobering beds with 1 Crisis Stabilization bed.more info

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Island Crisis Care Society
1126 Seafield Cres.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9S 5K5
Phone: (250) 716-3402
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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

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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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Families 2 Families

Offering parenting courses: assisting parents & caregivers on Vancouver Island in raising children in a positive way, who become confident about engaging with children as a loving, nurturing relationship. more info

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Office Address, 2030 Northfield Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3B8
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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

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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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Health Matters Clinic!

Free and confidential healthcare based on a harm reduction philosophy. The goal of our work with clients is to recognize strengths while building on individual capacity to make healthier life choices. Our big goal is to reduce transmission of HepB/HepC and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections based on individual readiness for change. more info

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Health Matters Clinic!, Central Vancouver Island Harm Reduction Services
Hospital, Nanaimo, BC
Health Matters!: (250) 753-6759
Mobile Health Outreach: 1-844-482-4239
Health Matters fax: (778) 441-2451
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