The primary service provided by Narcotics Anonymous is the NA group meeting.
AIDS VANCOUVER ISLAND
Provides support and education for individuals living with HIV and/or hepatitis C through their Positive Wellness Program.
Support for relatives and friends of alcoholics.
ALBERNI VALLEY EMPLOYMENT CENTRE
Port Alberni: 250-724-4560 Fax: 250-724-4565 (4805-B Mar Street) -------------------------------------------------
Ucluelet: 250-726-4243 Fax: 250-726-2975 (101-1801 Bay Street) --------------------------------------------------
Tofino: 250-725-8805 Fax: 250-725-2845 (381 Main Street) ------------------------------------------------------
Alberni Valley Employment Centre is the WorkBC Employment Services Centre for the Alberni-Clayoquot region of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Together with their Service Partners, INEO Employment Services and Community Futures, they are responsible for delivering the Employment Program of BC, providing employment assistance to job-seekers in Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet and surrounding communities.
AVEC provides services for all your employment and career needs, including Job Search Assistance, Career Planning, Training Opportunities, Wage Subsidies and Self-Employment Services to eligible job seekers.
Visit one of their self-serve Resource Centres, where you can find job search information and access computers, phones, fax machines and photocopiers for job search activities. Their helpful staff can assist you with updating your resumé and cover letter, help you with online job applications, and provide up-to-date advice on where and how to apply for jobs.
381 Main Street, Box 1050
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
101-1801 Bay Street, Box 38
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
Tofino Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch) ------
Ucluelet Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch)
MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY VAN
Provides mobile Screening Mammography services to communities throughout British Columbia.
AMBULANCE - FIRE - POLICE
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Call to find meeting times and locations.
CHILD & YOUTH FAMILY ADVOCATE
The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child-serving system, provides oversight to the Ministry of Children and Family Development and advocates for improvements to the child-serving system.
CHILDREN WHO WITNESS ABUSE COUNSELLING, WCRS
The Children Who Witness Abuse Counselling Program offers: - Individual or group counselling for the child or youth - Support for the parent or caregivers
When it concerns abuse, anyone can call the Helpline for Children ... anytime, day or night. Simply dial "310-1234 (no area code needed)".
COAST GUARD/SEARCH & RESCUE
Marine, Air Search & Rescue (EMERGENCY NUMBER)
COASTAL FAMILY RESOURCE COALITION
The Coastal Family Resource Coalition is an interdisiplinary group of service providers in the West Coast Central Region who meet monthly to plan around child, youth, and family development and health.
COMMUNICABLE DISEASES - VIHA
VIHA Public Health Nurse
COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CENTRE
Licenced group daycare for 30 months to 6 years old. Afterschool care for grades 1 through 7, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
COMMUNITY LIVING BC
Behavioural Consultant Referrals Programming for special needs children/adults
COMMUNITY YOUTH/ FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER, WCRS
The Community Youth Worker Program Offers: Individual or group counselling for the child or youth Support for the parent or caregivers
MINISTRY OF CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
- Child protection Services (off of Reserve and to non Nuu –chah-Nulth Aboriginal People off of Reserve)
- Youth probation Services (On and Off of reserve)
- Child and Youth with Special needs – Developmental Disabilities, Autism Services and “At Home Services” (On and off of Reserve)
- Adoption Services (off of Reserve)
- Fostering and Recruitment Services (Off of Reserve)
For child protection concerns or to request family support services, phone (250) 720-2650, and ask for the Intake Social Worker for the Day.
For new CYMH referrals, phone (250) 720-2650 and ask for the CYMH Intake worker. For West Coast requests, contact the Port Alberni office at (250) 720-2650.
For CYSN, including services for children with a diagnosis of a Developmental Disability or Autism, please contact Barb Gulewich or Paul Shepherd at (250) 720-2650.
If you know that MCFD is already involved with the child, please tell the receptionist, who will then put you in touch with the worker responsible for the file.
For callers from out of town, please call the toll-free number: 1-866-823-4249.
Anonymous reporting of crimes
KIYA COUNSELLING & CONSULTING
Port Alberni-based counselling for personal growth and problem gambling.
INFANT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Self referrals are welcome
Supporting families with infants from birth to 3 yrs.
Child Development support
Resource library able