Author Archives: Bill Brown

F.A.C.E. – Festival of Artistic & Creative Expression (2016)

Phone: 250-723-7883 Website: http://www.mainartery.net Summary: F.A.C.E. (Festival of Artistic & Creative Expression) part of Solstice Arts Festival June 17-19th, 2016. F.A.C.E. (theatre portion of Solstice) produced by Art Matters Society – includes children’s play, one act, radio play and three out of … Continue reading

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HealthLink BC

Phone: Call 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C. or for deaf and hearing-impaired, call 7-1-1. Website: www.HealthLinkBC.ca Summary:  HealthLink BC, the free provincial health line, is as close as the phone or the web any time of the day or night, every day … Continue reading

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Port Alberni Air Quality Council

Phone:Address: Port Alberni, BCWebsite: http://www.acrd.bc.ca/air-quality-council-web-directory Summary:  The Port Alberni Air Quality Council serves to promote health by working to ensure the cleanest possible air for the Alberni Basin and its inhabitants. The Air Quality Council is a stakeholder roundtable including representatives from … Continue reading

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Child and Youth Mental Health Services (MCFD)

Phones: 250-720-2650 Toll Free:  1-866-823-4249 Hours: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday Address: 4088 – 8th Ave. Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 4S4 Website: http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/ Summary: Services for children and youth ages 0-18 who face mental health challenges. … Continue reading

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Better at Home Program

Phone: 778-419-3000 Contact:  Barb Stevenson & Lynn Turner Address: 3074 Kingsway Ave. Port Alberni BC  V9Y 1X6 Website: http://www.betterathome.ca/agency/port-alberni-alberni-valley-assisted-living-society Summary: Community Program funded by BC Government grant through United Way to coordinate non-medical services for seniors in home. Sponsored locally by Alberni Valley Assisted … Continue reading

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Orca Healing Solutions

Phone: 778-421-0672, B 4260 10th Avenue, Ron Jorgenson MEd; RCC Summary: Provides counselling, education, and neurofeedback services.  Counseling to Individuals, Couples and Families for personal growth,  loss, depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma. Education for parents in advocacy, FASD, parenting, ADHD.  Neurofeedback … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island Crisis Line

Phone: 1-888-494-3888 or 1-877-753-2495 (in B.C) Website: www.vicrisis.ca Other Info: 1-800-Suicide (784-2433) 310-6789 Mental Health Information Line Crisis Chat, 7 days a week, 6:00pm to 10:00pm Summary: The Vancouver Island Crisis Line is committed to bringing mental health wellness to all … Continue reading

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North Island College

Agency Name: North Island College Phone: Information/Registration (toll-free in BC): 1-800-715-0914 – Port Alberni : 250-724-8711 Address: 3699 Roger Street Port Alberni, BC  V9Y 8E3 Website: http://www.nic.bc.ca/ Summary: North Island College is a comprehensive public post-secondary institution which offers a diverse range of programming from … Continue reading

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Port Alberni RCMP Victim Services

Agency Name:  Port Alberni RCMP Victim Services Phone:   250-724-8910 or toll free (outside of Port Alberni) 1-877-869-0720 or the non emergency number at the RCMP 250-723-2424 Address: 4110 6th Avenue, Port Alberni BC, V9Y 4M8 Summary:  Provide emotional support and crisis intervention, to victims of … Continue reading

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