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Abuse / Neglect - Crisis Intervention - Arrow & Slocan Lakes (Nakusp Area)

Helpline for Children and Youth

24 hours per day / 7 days per week province-wide toll-free number for child or youth to call who is being abused or neglected.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development
Box 9770 Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9S5
Helpline: 310-1234
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Indian Residential School Survivors Support Line

Provides free, immediate, confidential, non-judgmental support for Residential School survivors across Canada.more info

Address / Contact Info
Indian Residential School Survivors Society
413 West Esplande
, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1A6
Support Line: 1-866-925-4419
Residential Survivors: 1-800-721-0066
Fax: (604) 985-0023
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Interior Crisis Line Network - West Kootenay Boundary Region

Toll free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week phone line answered by trained staff and volunteers who are available to listen, provide information, referral and support in an anonymous and confidential manner.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resources (FAIR) Centre Society
2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273
Crisis Line Office: (250) 364-0274
Trail FAIR Office: (250) 364-2326
Fax: (250) 364-1480
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Kids Help Phone BC

A toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth aged 20 and younger, with support provided by professional counsellors. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kids Help Phone,
789 West Pender Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1H2
Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
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MCFD Child Protection Services - Nakusp

Any concerns about the safety and wellbeing of children must be reported to the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) by calling 1-800-663-9122. more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
204 - 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Report Abuse (24/7): 1-800-663-9122
Nakusp Office: (250) 265-4865
Fax: (250) 265-3117
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Nova Vita Second Stage Program - Trail

A supportive program that includes housing for women (with or without children) who have left abusive relationships or have experienced past abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Trail Family and Individual Resource (FAIR) Centre Society
c/o 2079 Columbia Avenue
, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7
Doris / Laura: (250) 364-2665
Fax: (250) 364-1480
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Reporting Child Abuse (24/7)

Available to anyone who is concerned about a situation pertaining to abuse or potential abuse of children.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
Box 9770 Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9S5
Report Child Abuse (24/7): 1-800-663-9122
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Safe Home Program - Nakusp

Provides safe, confidential, and free temporary housing to women (and their children) fleeing violence or the risk of violence. more info

Address / Contact Info
Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services (ASLCS)
205 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Safe Home (24/7): (250) 265-1843
ASLCS Office: (250) 265-3674
Fax: (250) 265-3378
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Seniors Abuse and Information Line (SAIL)

A safe place for older adults and those who care about them to speak to a trained professional about situations where they were abused or mistreated, as well as to access relevant information & resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
Seniors First BC
150 - 900 Howe Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2S9
SAIL Information Line: 1-866-437-1940
TTY: 1-855-306-1443
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Seniors First BC

Offers a number of programs and resources re legal rights and advocacy for seniors. more info

Address / Contact Info
150-900 Howe Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2S9
Office: (604) 688-1927
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