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Provides awareness, education, advocacy, housing, and support related to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, marginalization and persons at risk, in order to develop healthier communities. HIV/AIDS case management and referrals are available. Addiction Supportive Housing: Provides supports and housing to those individuals who have successfully gone through detox and wish further assistance to become contributing community members. […]
Substance use services. Case management services for people over 19 who have self-identified as engaging in a high level of substance use, are having challenges accessing housing or have mental health concerns. Application process: Referral through Pathways or through individuals in the community. Mon to Fri: 8 am to 9 pm Sat, Sun, stat holidays: […]
Clinic The focus at this clinic is on the high risk and marginalized, living only in Coastal Heath Authority Community 1 (downtown). HIV and point-of-care testing and counseling are available. The clinic also provides addictions counselling and supports. Physicians Christine Singh: Physician accepting HIV-positive patients. Jim Thorsteinson: Physician accepting HIV-positive patients. Primary Care Hours: Mon […]
Mental health services for people 19 and older who have a serious and persistent mental illness. Care providers available: Eating disorder specialist, dual diagnosis counsellor. Services available: Assessment, treatment, counselling, residential care, rehabilitative and support services. Please call for hours of service.
Outpatient drug and alcohol counselling services. Care providers available: Professional cousellor, detox nurse, housing coordinator, brain injury specialist. Services provided: Screening and orientation, assessment, referral, treatment groups, substance use and addictions cousnelling, assistance with completing of disability or assistance forms. Application process: Services are accessed through Cowichan Valley Intake, by doctor or health professional referral, […]
Addictions services for people over 19. Services also available to adults currently affected by a family member’s use. Care providers available: Physician, professional counsellor. Services: Ttreatment, support and educational groups, counselling, harm reduction, supportive recovery facilities. Application process: Self-referral initiated by attending in person at the Addiction Outpatient Treatment Clinic and arranging appointment to discuss […]