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Employment

Employment Standards Branch

Enforces the Employment Standards Act and Regulation which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most work places.more info

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2nd Floor, 6475 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 390-6186
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Human Rights Issues & Complaints

Employers are required to provide a workplace free from sexual harassment, and from discrimination because of race, religion, gender, colour, ancestry, place of origin, marital and family status, physical and mental disabilities, political belief, or a criminal conviction if unrelated to work responsibilities.more info

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BC Human Rights Tribunal
1170 - 605 Robson Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5J3
Phone: Phone: 604 775-2000
Toll-free: 1-888-440-8844
Fax: 1(604) 775-2020
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Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation

The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation focuses on providing British Columbians in need with a system of supports to help them achieve their social and economic potential.more info

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Toll-free: 1-800-663-7867
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NAVIGATING Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Services

This document was produced by professionals and families in Nanaimo related to child and youth mental health and substance use services. The goal is to enhance navigation of the mental health and substance use system for families. See the attached document "Pathways to Wellness" to see how you can navigate the system.more info

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Nanaimo Local Action Team
Nanaimo, BC

Poverty Intervention Tool - assists in assessing a person's state of financial health and resources to assist if necess

This poverty tool assists in assessing a person's state of financial health and resources to assist if necessary.more info

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Division of Family Practice

Service Canada

Offers information on Employment Insurance (EI), & Social Insurance numbers.more info

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201 - 60 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218
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Vancouver Island Vocational and Rehabilitation Services (VIVRS)

Who Are We? Vancouver Island Vocational and Rehabilitation Services (VIVRS) is a dynamic, growing company that has been providing individualized employment and life skills services to clients on Vancouver Island since 1992. Our professional approach, creative and energetic staff, and dedication to exceptional service have been recognized through ongoing contracts with Federal and Provincial Governments, Crown Corporations and private insurance companies. VIVRS provides services throughout Vancouver Island with staff in Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville and Courtenay. Our staff offers all necessary academic qualifications, an extensive variety of work experience, and membership in professional associations such as the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada, the BC College of Social Workers, and the Canadian Career Development Association. Our knowledge of the communities in which we work and our solid relationships with employers and community service providers give our clients a head start in their efforts to contribute to society and enhance their sense of self worth. more info

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We Care (Home Care & Home Support)

Our staff has a long history of caring in the community, with many team members having worked for We Care for over 10 years. We Care staff are attracted to the organization by the firm’s dedication to serving those in need and its passion for caring. People who work in health care, who dedicate their skills to serving in the community, understand and believe in the importance of helping clients maintain their independence and dignity.more info

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We Care
2349 East Wellington Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6V7
Phone: (250) 740-0035
Fax: (250) 740-0062
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