Resources

Please feel free to contact us for assistance in finding local resources you may be considering.  We may be able to help you find needed medical care, social services, school alternatives, pre and post natal care, adoption agencies, housing options, and much more.

Below is a list of a few provincial and national resource agencies which may be of help.

  • Adoption Council of Canada
    The national umbrella organization for adoption in Canada.
    Call 1-888-54-ADOPT or visit www.adoption.ca.
  • Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
    Provides information and referral services for help with substance abuse.
    Greater Vancouver 604-660-9382. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-663-1441.
  • BC Nurse Line
    24-hour helpline with registered nurses who answer personal health questions.
    Greater Vancouver 604-215-4700.  Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-866-215-4700.
  • Breast Feeding
    La Leche League Canada provides information and local chapter support on breastfeeding. Visit www.lllc.ca.
  • Dial-A-Dietitian
    A nutrition hotline for inquiries on personal health, pregnancy and children.
    Greater Vancouver 604-732-9191.  Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-667-3438.
    Visit www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthyeating.
  • Information Children
    Parent helpline and e-support on child-rearing information, support and referrals.
    Call 778-782-3548. Visit www.informationchildren.com.
  • Option Line
    North American 24-hour helpline regarding help for crisis pregnancies and post abortion grief. Call 1-800-395-4357. Visit www.optionline.org.
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    24-hour information line on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS.
    In BC toll free 1-800-661-4337.
  • Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
    Confidential, 24-hour crisis intervention and suicide prevention line.
    Greater Vancouver 604-872-3311. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-SUICIDE.
    Visit www.crisiscentre.bc.ca.

 

Resources Disclaimer:
The above list of referral agencies is intended solely for your convenience. No implied warranty is made concerning the quality of services offered by them and you should therefore make your own determination for the suitability of any such agency and the services offered by them.