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Community Resources

 

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 9-1-1

Vancouver Island Crisis Hotline 1-888-494-3888

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Mental Health Support 310-6789

Youth Outreach Suicide Prevention (250) 702-6880

Victim Services (under 18 years old) (250) 334-7575 local 224

Child and Youth Mental Health (MCFD) (250) 334-5820

MCFD After Hours Helpline for Children (250)310-1234

MCFD After Hours Helpline for Children (250)310-1234

AVAILABLE LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES:

 

John Howard: Youth and Family Substance Use 250-338-7341

Parent/Teen Mediation:  Adrian Symonds & Jenn Errico - 250-335-2343 - (open referral and no cost)

Wendy Morin – Girls Group Coordinator wjb.morin@gmail.com  

 

Comox Valley Family Services 250-338-7575 – (open referral and no cost)

  • Child and Youth Anxiety groups
  • Sexual Abuse Intervention  Program (SAIP)
  • Child and Youth Sexuality Clinics
  • Community Based Victim Services
 

Internet Safety Need Help Now   This website is designed to help teens stop the spread of sexual pictures or videos and provides support along the way.  ​

Kids Start 250-338-6568 – Kids Start is a one on one mentoring program that connects youth to a suitable adult mentor who they can spend time with.

 

OPTIONS – Sexual Health – 250-331-8572 Walk in Hours Tuesday 6-8pm & Thursday 4-6pm

Parents Together: Boys and Girls Club Comox Valley – 250-338-7141

Child and Youth Mental Health – 250-334-5820 (open referral and no cost)

*Drop in available each Wednesday from 9 am – 12

Youth Outreach Worker: Jenne 250-218-0483 – Assist youth with outside services and provides a contact for youth out of school hours.    

Parent-in-Residence, Comox Valley Institute of Families for Child & Youth Mental Health: Colleen Clark – colleen@forcesociety.com Support parents in navigating various mental health challenges within the family.

 

Kid Sport: Community based sport-funding program.  They provide grants up to $300 for children 18 and under to participate in a sport season of their choice.  Please go to the following website for more information:  www.kidsportcanada.ca

ADDITIONAL WEBSITES:

 Quit Smoking:  www.quitnow.ca