BC Association of Community Response Networks

Our Top 6: Resources for June

  1. Indian Residential School Crisis Line is a national service for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience. Call toll-free 1-866-925-4419 any day, any time.
  2. Kuu-Us Crisis Line Society provides crisis services for Indigenous people across BC. Adults/Elders line 250-723-4050; youth line 250-723-2040. Or call toll free 1-800-588-8717. This line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  3. Métis Crisis Line is a service of Métis Nation British Columbia. Call 1-833-MétisBC (1-833-638-4722). This service is available 24 hours a day.
  4. Queer Competency Training: Conducted by QMUNITY, these experiential workshops to help you understand diversity and make your organization more inclusive for queer, trans, and Two-Spirit clients and staff.
  5. Seniors Helping Seniors (Website): The online storefront for Seniors Health and Wellness Institute, this BC-based non-profit offers workshops free of charge to seniors or people interested in raising awareness about seniors’ issues in BC. Facilitators are trained volunteers who refer participants to their own medical or legal practitioner for services.
  6. CanAge Educational Speakers Series: A yearlong series of presentations hosted by CanAge and the Toronto Public Library, the theme for 2021: Aging Your Way – Creating an Age-Inclusive Canada, Together. All presentations are conducted online and are free of charge. Advance registration is required. View the 2021 schedule.

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