Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E2
The Alzheimer Society’s Resource Centres exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, to promote public awareness and to search for the causes and the cure.
North Vancouver, BC
North Shore Community Resource Society’s mandate is to promote a healthy, strong and connected community by serving residents and organizations on the North Shore which comprises the District of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, District of West Vancouver, Bowen Island and Lions Bay. NSCR pursues its mandate by providing a broad spectrum of resources and services to residents of North Shore municipalities with programing for families and children, seniors, information and referral, volunteer connections, legal information and advocacy, and more.
NSCR has a multi-service agency with the following programs:TOP
New Westminster, BC
Phone: (604) 540-8374 ext. 523
Toll Free: 1-800-441-5403
Fax: (604) 540-9374
The purpose of the Family Support Institute of BC is to strengthen, connect and build communities and resources with families of people with disabilities in BC. We believe that families are the best resource available to support one another. Directed by families, the Family Support Institute provides information, training, and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths.TOP
Address: 221 Esplanade W
North Vancouver, BC
Phone: Toll-Free: 1-800-206-7218 & TTY: 1-800-529-3742
Compassionate care benefits are Employment Insurance (EI) benefits paid to people who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill and who has a significant risk of death. A maximum of 26 weeks of compassionate care benefits may be paid to eligible people.
Care or support of a family member means:
•providing psychological or emotional support; or
•arranging for care by a third party; or
•directly providing or participating in the care.
To be eligible for compassionate care benefits, you must be able to show that:
•your regular weekly earnings from work have decreased by more than 40 percent; and
•you have accumulated 600 insured hours of work in the last 52 weeks, or since the start of your last claim (this period is called the qualifying period).
North Vancouver, BC
Phone: (604) 985-7138
Stepping into a caregiving role is often a life-altering experience. Being attentive to a loved one’s physical, emotional, and practical needs takes courage, patience, and endurance. You will most likely learn a lot about yourself, about how to access healthcare supports, and about relating to your care partner as their needs change. It can be helpful to find out how to take care of yourself and ensure you get the support you need.
Caregiver Support can help! Services offered include:
Become part of our caregiving community by calling 604-985-7138, or email the registration form to: firstname.lastname@example.orgTOP
West Vancouver, B.C. V7V 1J7
Pathways is a pioneering family-support organization, providing help for those who have relatives with mental illness. We offer personal support and information, education, awareness, and advocacy. Pathways’s work is based on a family peer-support model, where core activities such as the family support group, education course, and one-on-one support, are provided by trained family members – people who have “been through the mill” and can share their experience.
Pathways cover all serious mental illnesses – schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, and borderline personality disorder. they serve the North Shore (North and West Vancouver), Bowen Island, and the Sea to Sky Corridor (Lions Bay, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton).TOP
North Vancouver, BC V7M 2H4
Family Services of the North Shore provide education, support and counselling services to heal and connect our community. This means all Individuals and Couples, Parents and Families and Youth have access to assistance offered on an individual basis or in a group setting.
A full listing of their programs and services – HERETOP
Address: 555 W 12th Avenue, Suite 650 (West Tower)
Phone: Toll-free: 1-8660-786-0444
At Saint Elizabeth we provide a full range of integrated care solutions that creatively respond to client, community and health system needs across Canada.TOP