VIHA SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST
Pre-school Speech Services
TOFINO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Hospital Lab 725-4006
Health Records fax 725-4014
TONQUIN MEDICAL CLINIC
By appointment clinic.
220 First Street
Monday to Friday: 12pm to 1:30pm
Dr. John Armstrong (Wednesday)
Dr. Pamela Frazee (Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday)
Dr. Luke Williston (Monday/Tuesday/Thursday)
Dr. Tamara Yagos (Monday/Thursday/Friday)
Free service assists victims of crime 24 hours 7 days a week
WEST COAST VICTIM SERVICES
Victim Services was developed to offer support, assistance, information and referrals in a respectful and compassionate manner to victims, witnesses, family members and others who have been impacted by crime and trauma.
Tofino Tuesday 9:30-4:30
Ucluelet Thursday 9:30-4:30
Ahousaht: Outreach by appointment.
WEST COAST LITERACY
Literacy programss and support for all communities through the Coastal Family Resource Coalition
Coastal Family Resources Society (CFRC) Community Developer
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.
WEST COAST MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE
Assessment, treatment and referral for adults experiencing mental health and addictions issues.
To access services please call 250-726-1282.
Jess McConnell, Clinical coordinator
WESTCOAST COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY
Drop-in hours or appointment in Ucluelet or Tofino, surrounding communities by appointment. All services are free & confidential Community Youth/Family Support, Outreach Workers, Women's & Children's Counsellors
Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet BC
WESTCOAST TRANSITION HOUSE
Provides safe shelter & crisis support for women & children from Bamfield to Hot Springs. Crisis line On call 24 hours
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.
WOMENS PROGRAM -WCRS
Counselling for women who have experienced violence Outreach services for women and their children; support and advocacy Appointments in Tofino or Ucluelet Free & confidential
CLAYOQUOT BIOSPHERE TRUST
The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) was established in 2000 to assist the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve communities achieve their visions by providing funding and logistical support for research, education and training initiatives that promote conservation and sustainable development. The CBT is a member of the Community Foundations of Canada in 2012. As the region’s community foundation, the CBT works with individuals and organizations to build a region where all residents can succeed, contribute and develop their talents to their fullest potential.
The CBT has an annual Call for Projects where communities, educational institutions and registered charities are invited to submit proposals for funding. The CBT funds a wide variety of projects in four categories: Culture and Events, Youth and Education, Community Development, and Research and Environment.
The CBT produces Vital Signs, a biennial “community check-up,” that measures the vitality of our communities, identifies significant trends and supports action on issues that are critical to our quality of life. You can find the most recent report at: clayoquotbiosphere.org/web/vital-signs/
P.O. Box 67, 316 Main Street, Tofino
Rebecca Hurwitz - Managing Director
Adrienne Mason - Research Coordinator
Tabitha McGregor - Administrative Assistant
PACIFIC RIM HOSPICE SOCIETY
One-on-one and group support for individuals and their loved ones facing end of life, grief, debilitating illness or injury, including caregiver support. Hospice libraries at the Tofino Hospice office and Westcoast Community Resources Society. Workshops and training. Information on advance care planning.
Tofino Office: 240 Neill Street, lower suite. Open Monday to Friday, 9:40 AM to 12:30 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM. Please call before coming by.
VANCOUVER ISLAND CRISIS LINE
The Vancouver Island Crisis Line is committed to bringing mental health wellness to all communities of Vancouver Island by providing accessible, 24 hour, 7 days a week, emotional telephone support during times of crisis, including connection to the Mental Health Crisis Professionals when required, and information about community resources. We value the principles of confidentiality, non-judgmental acceptance, and respect for diversity, personal empowerment and cooperation.
Online Emotional Support - Anouther service newly added to increase access to support services, there is now a link called, 'Chat Now' on our webpage, www.vicrisis.ca, that will allow someone to begin connecting. Available every night, 7 days a week, from 6pm to 10pm. Chat creates a safe online venue where people can reach out for help. This will be an outlet for populations traditionally hard to engage in face-to-face mental health care such as teens, those who are homebound, people with social anxieties and phobias, and people with hearing or speech impairments.
Additional Contact Information:
1-800-Sucide (784-2433) 310-6789 Mental Health Information Line
Crisis Chat – online emotional support, www.vicrisis.ca, 7 days a week, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Heather Owen, Promotions & Community Relations Coordinator
WHEELS FOR WELLNESS SOCIETY
For those in need of transportation to outside medical care.
1894 Bolt Avenue
PACIFIC RIM CHIROPRACTIC
PO Box 347
#11-1636 Peninsula Road
Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0
381 Main Street
Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Flores Island Clinic:
Contact Karen Frank
Hot Springs Cove:
Every 2 months
Dr. Ron G. K. Norman, B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., D.C.
Variety – the Children’s Charity, has helped children with special needs across British Columbia since 1966 to thrive. We accomplish this by providing direct help to children and their families. Variety provides funding for specialized therapies (e.g. speech & language, occupational, physical, counseling), mobility equipment, medical equipment and educational bursaries. As of 2021, we also provide funding for private autism assessments. Please visit our website or contact us directly to learn more.
4300 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC V5C 6C6
Foundry Virtual BC
Foundry Virtual BC offers free mental health and wellness support for youth ages 12-24 and their caregivers anywhere across BC. Services available include counselling & peer support, groups, substance use services, primary care, employment services and Indigenous wellness services. To access virtual services please download the Foundry BC app and register for an account or visit www.foundrybc.ca/virtual. You can also email@example.com with any questions.