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Crisis Line

Help is Available! We truly are here to listen, here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE), or call your local crisis centre.more info

Address / Contact Info
Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
763 East Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5T 1X8
24/7 Toll-free: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Crisis & Suicide Prevention: 1-866-661-3311
Fax: (604) 879-6216
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Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC)

Whether you are thinking about adoption, in the process of adopting, or have adopted, AFABC is here to support you through every step on your lifelong journey.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Phone: 1-877-ADOPT-07 (1-877-236-7807)
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Adult Day Program

Provides a range of programs for clients, including social stimulation, health promotion and therapeutic recreational activities. These programs are provided in the context of support group settings. The program operates three days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Costs involved is $7.00 to cover a hot meal, nutritional snack and the program offered. more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Coastal Health, Residential Care, Willingdon Creek Village
4980 Kiwanis Avenue
, Powell River, BC, V8A 5H5
Program Extension: 604 485 9868 Ext 4805
Coordinator Extension: 604 485 9868 Ext 4807

AIDS Vancouver Island

Provides crisis counselling, advocacy re: social services and other agencies; arranges medical appointments in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo; has an extensive and up-to-date medical library; provides one-on-one counselling for people with HIV, Hepatitis C and their friends and families; and gives talks to schools, hospitals and community groups.more info

Address / Contact Info
Aids Vancouver Island
355 6th St.
, Courtenay, BC, V9N 1M2
Phone: (250) 338-7400
Toll-free: 1-877-311-7400
Fax: (250) 334-8224
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Al-Anon, Powell River

Help and support for families and friends of alcoholics.more info

Address / Contact Info
Al-Anon
Powell River, BC
Phone: (604) 483-9031

Alano Club of Powell River

A clubhouse where people can socialize without drugs or alcohol. Cost of membership $10/month; people under 60, $5/month. more info

Address / Contact Info
Alano Club
5903 Arbutus St.
, Powell River, BC, V8A 4S2
Phone: (604) 483-3800
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Alcohol and Drug Info Line

Information and referral. Connects people with drug and alcohol issues to services in their community such as rehab, treatment, AA, counsellingmore info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
Phone: (604) 660-9382
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Alcoholics Anonymous

12 Step Recovery Program for people with a drinking problemmore info

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Bill M.: (604) 483-8349
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ALS Society of British Columbia

The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.more info

Address / Contact Info
ALS Society of BC
1233-13351 Commerce Parkway
, Richmond, BC, V6V 2X7
patient service: (604) 278-2257 ext. 226
Toll-free: 1-800-708-3228
Fax: (604) 278-4257
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Amy Vaughan MC CCC

Amy has 10 years of experience counselling children, youth and families. She uses expressive arts and movement therapy, mindfulness, and body-centered approaches. Her work is trauma-informed and based on the latest research in neuroscience and child development. more info

Address / Contact Info
Marine Avenue Medical Clinic
4536 Willingdon Ave
, Powell River, BC, V8A 2M8
Phone: (604) 314-7576
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