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Community Health and Social Service Programs

PeerNet Association of BC (PeerNetBC)

PeerNet is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization dedicated to helping people make connections.

PeerNetBC has been helping people connect since 1986, providing resources for peer groups and peer-led initiatives. Our resources and services are available for community members and groups across British Columbia, including online, rural, First Nations, multicultural and youth engagement initiatives. more info

Address / Contact Info
408-602 Hastings St. West
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1P2
Phone: (604) 733-6186
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Personalized Supports Initiative (PSI)

Supporting adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder who face significant challenges in daily life.more info

Address / Contact Info
Community Living British Columbia (CLBC)
Airport Square – 7th Floor, 1200 West 73rd Ave.
, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5
Toll-free: 1-877-660-2522
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PharmaCare (Ministry of Health)

Provincial administration of prescription coverage for British Columbian residents.more info

Address / Contact Info
Fair PharmaCare Administration
PO Box 9655 Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9P2
Toll-free: 1-800-663-7100
Lower Mainland: (604) 683-7151
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Pidcock House

24/hr emergency sheltermore info

Address / Contact Info
Salvation Army, Courtenay
632 Pidcock Ave.
, Courtenay, BC, V9N 3E3
Phone: (250) 338-2533
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Pilates and Fitness Classes

Pilates is a controlled method of exercise with focus on the deep abdominal and back muscles in correct postural alignmnent to develop muscle strength and flexibility for the whole body. Pilates uses a specific method of breathing to assist with mindful focus while exercising.
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Address / Contact Info
Pilates and Fitness Studio
7053-B Glacier Street
, Powell River, BC, V8A 5J7
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Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network

Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network is a not-for-profit social enterprise, established by and for families committed to assuring the safety, security and well-being of our relatives with disabilities.more info

Address / Contact Info
260-3665 Kingsway
, Vancouver, BC, V5R 5W2
Phone: (604) 439-9566
Fax: (604) 439-7001
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Plant-Based R.H.N.

Emma Levez Larocque is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a Certified Plant-Based Chef who offers plant-based cooking and nutrition classes/workshops and individualized nutrition/cooking consulting services. She is passionate about helping people to live their healthiest lives, and realizing how empowering it can be to take charge of their own health by eating more whole, healthy, plant-based foods.more info

Address / Contact Info
8581 Myrtle Point Drive
, Powell River, BC, V8A 0H1
Emma Larocque: (604) 414-8399
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Poison Control

If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance, call the Poison Control Centre at 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911 (Telephone interpreting in over 150 languages available)more info

Address / Contact Info
British Columbia Drug and Poison Information Centre
Room 0063, BC Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4
24-hour Line: 1-800-567-8911
24-hour Line: (604) 682-5050
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Postpartum Blues & Postpartum Depression

If you experience "blues" after giving birth, have rapid mood swings, cry for what seems like no reason, and if these symptoms last for longer than two weeks, you may have postpartum depression. more info

Address / Contact Info
Mental Health & Addiction Services: (604) 485-3300
Child & Youth Mental Health: (604) 485-0603

Powell River Academy of Music

The Powell River Academy of Music is a not-for-profit community music school offering excellence in arts education to students of all ages. The community is enriched by the Academy Concert Series and the Academy's international festivals.more info

Address / Contact Info
7280 Kemano Street
, Powell River, BC, V8A 1M2
Phone: (604) 485-9633
Fax: (604) 485-2055
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