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Acknowledging Witsuwit’en territory: A Speaking guide The main purpose of this information booklet is to provide community members with a protocol that respectfully acknowledges the traditional Witsuwit’en territories (yin tah) when hosting events. This protocol serves to acknowledge the importance of our shared sense of space and place and to... 2 months 3 weeks ago
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... 2 years 2 months ago
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 2 years 2 months ago
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: PHO Orders... 2 years 2 months ago
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... 5 years 3 weeks ago
Smithers Community Vitality Report  Northern Health and the Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society undertook a project to answer precisely that question. It’s called “Community Vitality: How Do We Measure Progress?” and this report card is one of its outcomes. You can see the full report here 7 years 2 months ago
Home Helping You Connect Stay Connected to up to date info on services in your communtiy Services Navigating what Social Services are availble in our community can be confusing. This guide can help you find what you needed quickly... 7 years 11 months ago
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... 8 years 3 weeks ago
About Us The Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society (BVSPS) is a group of citizens, social service agencies and community care providers that works to address social issues and improve the quality of life of the people living in the Bulkley Valley. The Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society is a non-for-... 8 years 12 months ago
BULKLEY VALLEY FOOD SECURITY FORUM - SUMMARY REPORT On Friday May 19th, 2017 a select group of local government representatives, First Nations, Provincial Government employees, Food Supply Chain representatives, Farmers, Service organizations and empowered food security individuals met at The Old Church in Smithers to discuss personal and community... 9 years 3 weeks ago
COMMUNITY ISSUES FORUMS BVSPS Community Social Health Networking Event was held  on November 29, 2012 Priority Issues were identified   11 years 3 weeks ago
ACCESSIBILITY "Let’s Talk: A Facilitated Discussion on Making Your Community More Accessible - Final Report"   This report documents “Let’s Talk: A Facilitated Discussion on Making Your Community More Accessible” which was held in Smithers, BC in October 2007 in conjunction with SPARC BC’s annual Board... 16 years 4 weeks ago
SMITHERS COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN Many people living in the Bulkley Valley enjoy outstanding quality of life. Surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, Smithers and Bulkley Valley offers world class recreational opportunities in vibrant community settings. Unfortunately, like many other Canadian communities, we also share a variety... 16 years 4 weeks ago
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... 22 years 1 month ago
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... 27 years 1 month ago