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Community Health Notice posted: 11-Oct-2017 12:39 PM PDT

Family doctors in Central Interior region currently accepting new patients
The following family doctors in Williams Lake are currently accepting new patients:

Dr. Tamara Krivokapic
Yorston Medical Clinic
143 Fourth Avenue South
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J8
Phone: (250) 398-8242

Dr. Vanessa Kriek
Yorston Medical Clinic
143 Fourth Avenue South
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J8
Phone: (250) 398-8242

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Abuse / Neglect

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

The website provides information about abuse of older adults, with the goal of improving both understanding and the ability of communities to help prevent abuse and respond appropriately when it does happen.more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website

Child Abuse Prevention Website

Includes information, resources and links to other services with respect to and concerning abuse of both children and youth / teens.more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website

Children Who Witness Abuse

A counsellor on staff offers one-on-one, group and family group counselling, and assistance to children and youth between the ages of 3 and 18 who have witnessed domestic violence.more info

Address / Contact Info
Cariboo Friendship Society
99 South Third Avenue, 68 South Third Avenue
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J1
Children Who Witness Abuse: (250) 398-7005
Cariboo Friendship Society Reception: (250) 398-6831
Fax: (250) 398-6115
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Community Based Victim Services

Provides Justice related services to victims of family and sexual violence including: Adult victims of violence in relationship: Sexual harassment Criminal Harassment (stalking) Survivors of childhood physical and sexual abuse Child and youth victims of physical and sexual abuse Provide services to persons who may or may not of reported an offence to the RCMP. Some of these services I provide may include: Information and referrals to community professionals (i.e., Income Assistance; Counseling Services; Axis Center Outreach Worker; child care worker via CDC) Information on Basic Court process; Court accompaniment; Court orientation; witness orientation Liaison with RCMP; Crown Counsel and Probation Officer Short-term emotional support Assistance completing the Victim Impact Statements and assistance for applying for Crime Victim Assistance Information on Victim of Crime Act and basic victim rights Information about bail conditions; probation orders; parole and other court orders Education on the cycle of violence, indicators of violence, safety planning for individuals and children. Residential Silent Alarm and Cell Phone Program to assist persons at risk – it is mandatory if a police report has been filed with the RCMP.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canadian Mental Health Association - Cariboo Chilcotin Branch, Co-op Building
51 4th Ave South
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J6
Main Office: (250) 398-8220
Fax: (250) 392-4456
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Community Response Network (CRN)

An affiliate with the BC Community Response Network concerning vulnerable adults. We focus on education and awareness of adult abuse, neglect and self neglect.more info

Address / Contact Info
Women's Contact Society
P.O. Box 4094, 51A South Fourth Avenue
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J6
Phone: (250) 392-4118
Fax: (250) 392-4145
Web Links Website Email

Helpline for Children

Anyone can call.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development
BC
Phone: 310-1234 (no area code is required)
Web Links Website

Kids Help Phone

Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth 20 and under.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
Web Links Website

Protection Order Registry

Protection orders (family or criminal) issued by B.C. Courts or by the police are sent to the Protection Order Registry where staff enter them into the database.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Justice
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-563-0808
Web Links Website

Women's Counselling

Counselling for women who have experienced or are experiencing abuse or violence.more info

Address / Contact Info
Women's Contact Society
P.O. Box 4094, 51A South Fourth Avenue
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1J6
Phone: (250) 392-4118
Fax: (250) 392-4145
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