Other Services

Other Health Services of interest to Hornby and Denman Islanders

Names highlighted in green can be clicked for access to their website

Emergency Services

9-1-1
Medical, fire and RCMP

Crisis Line
1-888-494-3888
http://www.vicrisis.ca/
24-hour crisis response and emergency mental health service- confidential and anonymous support

Poison Control
1 800 567-8911

Coast Guard
1 800 567-5111
Emergency search & rescue

Help Line for Children – 24 hrs
310-1234 (no area code)

Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-784-2433

Comox Valley Transition Society
250 338-1227
24 hr domestic violence help line

Non Emergency Services

Health Link BC
8-1-1
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/
Speak directly to a registered nurse.
Learn about health topics, check symptoms and find resources.

St. Joseph’s Hospital – Comox, BC
250 339-2242
http://www.sjghcomox.ca

CV Walk in Clinic
250 898-0202
12-1599 Cliffe Avenue (near Safeway), Courtenay
Open 9am to 8pm, 7 days per week.

Vancouver Island Health Authority
Flu information
http://www.viha.ca/flu/

Comox Valley Public Health Unit
250 331-8520
961 England Avenue, Courtenay BC

Public Health Nursing provides health promotion, disease prevention, intervention and support services to individuals, families, groups and communities in homes, schools, health units and community settings.

Comox Valley Nursing Centre
250 331-8502
viha.ca/comox_valley_nursing_centre
615 Tenth Street, Courtenay, BC
Provides care in; chronic disease management, health promotion, provision of health information including a lending library and internet terminal, and community development and empowerment.

Wheels for Wellness
250 338-0196
wheelsforwellness.com
Non-emergency transportation to and from medical appointments by volunteer drivers

Mindcheck
http://mindcheck.ca/
A resource to assist young people to identify and understand mental distress they may be experiencing and to link them to sources of help that will enable them to learn skills and strategies to manage these problems. Being able to recognize early signs and finding ways to deal with them increases the chances of better long-term outcomes and positive mental health across the lifespan.

Substance Abuse Intervention Program
http://www.viha.ca/mhas/locations/cv_cr/substance_abuse_intervention_program.htm

Mental Health and Addiction Services
http://www.viha.ca/mhas/resources/default.htm#crisis

Seniors Services
250 331-8515
http://www.viha.ca/mhas/locations/cv_cr/seniors_services.htm
Provides specialized interdisciplinary mental health services for individuals 65 years of age and over with mental disorders and/or changes in behaviour or function.