HABITAT FOR HUMANITY VANCOUVER ISLAND NORTH

1755 13th Street, Courtenay , V9N 7B6
Phone: 250-334-3777
Fax: 250-334-2528
Email: hfhvin@gmail.com
Website: www.habitatnorthisland.com

Contact: Deb Roth -

Habitat for Humanity is an independent, non-profit, faith-based housing program dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing by building homes in partnership with families in need, local businesses and a host of volunteers.


Programs & Services

ReStore Hours: Monday through Saturday 9am – 5pm

Phone: 250-334-3784


Last updated: 2015-01-27      Print Listing     



HANDIDART, COMOX VALLEY

Comox Valley Transit System
Box 100, Lazo , V0R 2K0
Phone: 250-339-5442
Fax: 250-339-2797

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm

            Individuals must pre-register in order to use the service.  Minimum requirement is 48      hours notice.

Fee: $2.25


Programs & Services

Last updated: 2015-01-27      Print Listing     



HAVEN SOCIETY & TRANSITION HOUSE (NANAIMO)

Phone: 250-756-2452
Fax: 250-756- 2414
Toll Free: 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-756-0616
Email: haven@havensociety.com
Website: www.havensociety.com


Programs & Services

Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HEAD INJURY SOCIETY, COMOX VALLEY

102 - 254 Simms Street, Courtenay, V9N 5W1
Phone: 250-334-9225
Fax: 250-334-9269
Email: ed.cvhis@gmail.com
Website: www.cvhis.org
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm


Programs & Services

The Comox Valley Head Injury Society (CVHIS) provides support services to brain injury survivors and their caregivers.  Through our services, CVHIS works to enhance the health and well-being of our members and reduce incidences brain injury in our community through prevention-based education.

 

CVHIS’s programs and services include:


Last updated: 2015-05-14      Print Listing     



HEALTH & SENIORS INFORMATION LINE

Toll Free: 811
Website: www.seniorsbc.ca or www.healthlinkbc.ca
Hours: 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year


Programs & Services

Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HEALTHLINKBC

Phone: 8-1-1
Email: HealthLinkBC@gov.bc.ca
Website: www.HealthLinkBC.ca

HealthLink BC provides free 24/7 access to non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia via telephone, a website, a mobile app, and a collection of print resources, including the BC HealthGuide Handbook.


Programs & Services

8-1-1: easy-to-remember number for all BC residents to access non-emergency health information, advice and navigation services. Residents of British Columbia can call 8-1-1 (7-1-1 for hearing impaired) from anywhere in the province to speak to a registered nurse 24/7, dietitian (available 8am to 8pm, Monday to Thursday, and 8am to 5pm on Friday), pharmacist (available 5pm to 9am daily), or to find a health resource in their area. Translation services are available in more than 130 languages upon request.

 


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HEALTHY KIDS PROGRAM, BC

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
9950 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, V8W 9R6
Toll Free: 1-866-866-0800 Press 4 and then 2

The Healthy Kids Program helps low income families with the costs associated with basic dental care and prescription eyewear for their children.  Eligible clients include dependent children under 19 years of age, who receive Medical Services Plan (MSP) premium assistance through the Ministry of Health Services.

Once a family has been approved for premium assistance by MSP, their dependent children will automatically be registered with the Healthy Kids Program at the beginning of the following month.  For information on how to apply for premium assistance, contact MSP directly at 1-800-663-7100


Programs & Services

The Healthy Kids Program covers:


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION – VANCOUVER ISLAND, POWELL RIVER & GULF ISLANDS

401 – 495 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo, V9R 6B9
Phone: 250-754-5274
Fax: 250-754-5275
Toll Free: 1-888-754-5274
Email: mbenvin@hsf.bc.ca
Website: www.heartandstroke.bc.ca
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Prevent disease

Save lives

Promote recovery


Programs & Services

Last updated: 2015-01-27      Print Listing     



HELP FILL A DREAM FOUNDATION OF CANADA

Unit D 4085 Quadra Street, Victoria, V8X 1K5
Phone: 250-382-3135
Fax: 250-382-2711
Toll Free: 1-866-382-2711
Email: info@helpfilladream.com
Website: www.helpfilladream.com
Hours: Monday to Thursday 9am – 1pm

Inspiring hope for Vancouver Island’s children with life-threatening conditions since 1986.


Programs & Services

Help Fill A Dream provides financial aid to families to ease the burden created by unexpected expenses (such as transportation, accommodation and meals) as a result of a child’s illness; provides focused funding to improve a child’s mobility, health and well-being; and makes Dreams come true. Dreams come in all shapes and sizes. A child’s dream may be a trip to Disneyland or to meet their favourite celebrity or sports figure; while for their parents, the dream may simply be to spend time with their child as they undergo medical treatment or to make life more comfortable when they come home.


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HELPLINE FOR CHILDREN

Ministry of Children & Family Development
Phone: 250-334-5820 Monday – Friday 8:30 – 4:30
Toll Free: TDD: 1-866-660-0505 After Hours Line: 1-800-663-9122 / 310-1234
310-1234 (24 hours, no area code needed)
Website: www.safekidsbc.ca or www.gov.bc.ca/mcf/

All children are entitled to: protection from abuse, protection from neglect, protection from harm and protection from the threat of harm.


Programs & Services

For more information, contact the Ministry of Children and Family Development office at

250-334-5820. Toll-free 1-866-823-5377.


Last updated: 2014-09-19      Print Listing     



HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE

Vancouver Island Health Authority
941A England Avenue, Courtenay, V9N 2N7
Phone: 250-331-8522
Fax: 250-331-8523
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm


Programs & Services

Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HORNBY AND DENMAN COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SOCIETY

1965 Sollans Rd, Hornby Island , V0R 1Z0
Phone: 250-335-2885
Fax: 250-335-2883
250-335-9112
Email: hdhealth@uniserve.com
Website: www.hornbydenmanhealth.com


Programs & Services

Home Support and Home Assist Services

Contact:  Karen Etheridge, RN (Supervisor) at 250-898-0243

Hospice

Home Care Equipment Loan

Children, Youth and Family Counselling & Support

Contact: Mike Nestor (Mental Health Counsellor) at 250-898-0247

Youth Outreach & Support Services

Contact: Lanna or Matta (Youth & Family Outreach & Support workers) at 250-218-6521

Adult Counselling Services

Community Mental Health (VIHA)

Contact: Clinician at 250-331-8524

Community Self-Help and Support Groups

For more information, call 250-335-2885

Lending Library


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HOSPICE SOCIETY, COMOX VALLEY

2137 Comox Avenue, Comox, V9M 1P2
Phone: 250-339-5533
Fax: 250-339-5063
After Hours: 250-334-7475
Email: reception@comoxhospice.com
Website: www.comoxhospice.com
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm


Programs & Services

Palliative Care Services

Bereavement Care Program

Grief support groups offered as needed including:

Community Education

Self Care Clinic:

Volunteer Training


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing     



HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL, BC

1170 – 605 Robson Street, , Vancouver, V6B 5J3
Phone: 604-775-2000
Fax: 604-775-2020
Toll Free: 1-888-440-8844
TTY: 604-775-2021
Email: BCHumanRightsTribunal@gov.bc.ca
Website: www.bchrt.bc.ca


Programs & Services

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal is an independent, quasi-judicial body created by the B.C. Human Rights Code. The Tribunal is responsible for accepting, screening, mediating and adjudicating human rights complaints. The Tribunal offers the parties to a complaint the opportunity to try to resolve the complaint through mediation. If the parties don't resolve the complaint, the Tribunal holds a hearing.

 

The Tribunal deals with human rights complaints that arise in British Columbia and are covered by the Human Rights Code. The Tribunal cannot deal with any other type of discrimination. For more information about the Tribunal, see the Tribunal's Guide 1 - The BC Human Rights Code and Tribunal. 


Last updated: 2014-09-02      Print Listing