ABORIGINAL SUPPORTED CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Assists families with a special needs child: medical, cognitive, physical, behavioural, language or requiring extra supports to attend daycare. Ages 0-13, consultation and service no charge
AIDS & SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
24 hour line provided by the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Provides recorded information regarding modes of transmission, signs and symptoms, testing, treatment and prevention.
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)
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.
AMBULANCE - FIRE - POLICE
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.
CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES - MCFD
Provides education, consultation, and treatment for children and youth up to age 18 who experience mental health challenges and their parents. Services are free, voluntary and confidential. Appointments availalble in Tofino and Ucluelet. For more information or to make a referral call the CYMH intake worker.
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
Non-profit confidential credit counselling services.
Anonymous reporting of crimes
PHARMASAVE HEALTH CENTRE TOFINO
131 First Street
Laura McDonald, Bsc. Pharm