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POVERTY IN SMITHERS SOME FACES; SOME FACTS (1996) Bulkley Valley Healthy Communities Committee & The Determinants of Health - The Bulkley Valley Health Communities Committee (BVHCC) is part of a national and global network of organizations committed to achieving health for all citizens.  The local committee has been active since the late...
COMMUNITY ISSUES FORUMS http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/BVSPS_Community_Social_Health_Networking_Event_-_Community_Priorities_-_2012-11-29.pdf  
ACCESSIBILITY "Let’s Talk: A Facilitated Discussion on Making Your Community More Accessible - Final Report" http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/2007_Accessibility_Dialogue.pdf
SMITHERS COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Developing_a_Community_Health_Plan_-_2007_-Town_of_Smithers_-_SSPC.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Smithers_Community_Health_Plan_-_research_in_action_-_Supplementary_Report.pdf
HOUSING REPORTS http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/BVSPS_Community_Social_Health_Networking_Event_-_Community_Priorities_-_2012-11-29.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Bridging_Gaps_-_Ominica_Beetle_Action_Coalition_-_2013-04.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/...
BULKLEY VALLEY SOCIAL PLANNING SOCIETY AGM AND MEETING MINUTES (2010 - PRESENT) http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/resources/agm-meeting-minutes http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/AGM_Minutes_-_September_18%2C_2012_-_BVSPS.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/AGM_Minutes_-_June_23%2C_2011_-_BVSPS.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory....
SMITHERS QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH PROJECT Project Overview The project was started in 2001 with funding from the Vancouver Foundation and commitment from diverse community groups. From the start we wanted the process to be as important as the final product (big survey results). The process was to bring the community together around the...
COMMUNITY DIRECTORY (TRI-FOLD) HELP CARD Printed cards available locally. Contact bvsocialplanning@gmail.com for more information. http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Community_Directory_-_HELP_CARDS_-_BVSPS.pdf
PARTNERING FOR HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES (P4HC) - “COMMUNITY VITALITY – HOW DO WE MEASURE PROGRESS?” There is an emerging understanding of the importance of creating healthier communities, yet we have few tools to comprehensively measure progress in this regard. In the absence of such tools, many rely on simplistic progress indicators that have limited if any relationship with community wellbeing...
BULKLEY VALLEY FOOD SECURITY FORUM - SUMMARY REPORT http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Final_Report_June_14_Bulkley_Valley_Food_Security_Forum_.pdf http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/Final_Report_June_14_Bulkley_Valley_Food_Security_Forum_.pdf
BULKLEY VALLEY SOCIAL PLANNING SOCIETY (BVSPS) ONE PAGER Meetings of the Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society are held regularly and are open to the public. For more information on the Society or its activities please contact bvsocialplanning@gmail.com http://www.smitherscommunitydirectory.com/files/About_the_BVSPS.JPG
2018 Report of Homeless Counts in B.C. In spring of 2018, the Province of British Columbia funded homeless counts in 12 B.C. communities. The Homelessness Services Association of BC, Urban Matters and the BC Non-profit Housing Association coordinated these counts and combined the results with available data from 12 additional counts and...
Community Directory Update The Community Directory is intended to provide service provider contact information to residents of Smithers and area, professionals seeking to make contact with others, visitors to Smithers and to those seeking information from outside of Smithers. Any community organization that provides a...
Information on Specific Mental Health Information on Specific Mental Health Disorders Information about Specific Mental Health Disorders Mood Disorders Depression (Major Depression, Dysthymia, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Postpartum Depression) Bipolar Disorder (Bipolar I Disorder, Bipolar II Disorder, Cyclothymia) Anxiety Disorders...
PEER and PROVIDER Support My Friend Has a Mental Health Disorder. How Do I Support Him/Her? Supportive friends can play an important role in the mental health recovery process.  All too often, people respond negatively or dismissively when someone discloses that he/she has a mental health disorder.  It is...
Get Help Now Need Help Now Find Help Now In this section, you will find resources for getting help when you need it most. For tips on preventing and preparing for mental health emergencies, please see our page on Coping with Mental Health Crises and Emergencies. Are you in crisis or an emergency? If...
Mental Health Smithers Mental Health & Addictions Community Program 3793 Alfred Ave – 2nd Floor Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 Phone: (250) 847-6405 Fax: (250) 847-5993 After Hours or Emergency Line: (250) 847-2611 Bulkley Valley District Hospital 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214 1-800-suicide: 1-800-784-2433 Hours of...
Mental Health Smithers Mental Health & Addictions Community Program 3793 Alfred Ave – 2nd Floor Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 Phone: (250) 847-6405 Fax: (250) 847-5993 After Hours or Emergency Line: (250) 847-2611 Bulkley Valley District Hospital 24 Hour Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214 1-800-suicide: 1-800-784-2433 Hours of...
HELP CARD The Community HELP CARD has been updated.   CLICK HERE for a printable pdf. Here for a Smithers Navigators pdf.    Any updates for future revisions can be sent to bvsocialplanning@gmail.com
Covid 19 business mental health and social services support COVID19 Social Services COVID19 Mental Health   COVID19 Business Resources Key Medical Info Related to COVID19 Northern Health Covid19 related resources: https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/coronavirus-information-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-resources PHO Orders...

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