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Mental Health / Counselling

Support Housing Programs - Jubilee Care Home

Group Home / Congregate / Clustered / Blockedmore info

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Jubilee Care Home
Williams Lake, BC
Phone: (250) 392-7736

Support Housing Programs - Mental Health Centre

Group Home / Congregate / Clustered / Blockedmore info

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Williams Lake Mental Health Centre
487 Borland Street
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1R9
Phone: (250) 392-1483

Variety – The Children’s Charity of British Columbia

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Phone: (604) 320-0505
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Veteran Affairs

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Toll-free: 1-866-522-2122
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WellNest Counselling and Consulting

Kendra Rogers-Calabrese, M.Ed., RCC received her Master of Education in Counselling degree in 1998. Since then, she has worked with First Nations Bands and non-profit organizations, providing individual, group, and family counselling to clients of all ages. Kendra has recently opened her own private practice, WellNest Counselling & Consulting. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.more info

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213-369 Oliver Street
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1M4
Office: 250-398-NEST (6378)
Fax: (250) 398-6379
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Williams Lake Child & Youth Mental Health Website of Resources

MISSION
The mission of the local Action Team is to provide timely access to integrated mental health and substance use services and supports in the Cariboo.

VISION
The vision of the Collaborative is to be a powerful engine of change used by children, youth and their families, Ministries, Health Authorities, schools, physicians and communities to shift policies and practices to include children, youth and families in all decisions that impact them (client centred and driven).

VALUES AND BELIEFS
The Cariboo Action Team believes that the involvement of children, youth and their families is central to service and support improvements. 

In its deliberations, the Cariboo Action Team will:

Recognize children, youth and families as leaders and guides in prevention and care

Engage children, youth and families by building supporting connections to schools and communities and creating safe environments for supports and services

Honour First Nations culture and the contributions of Aboriginal people in services and support improvements

Evaluate all service and support improvements using data collection, analysis and the recording of lived experiences

Respect the voluntary nature of the participation in the work of the local Cariboo Action Team and the provincial Collaborative

Encourage effective change with courage, constructive candor, respectful relationships that embraces family input, inclusion, patience and advocacy and

Develop effective and sustainable local solutions employing a variety of communication strategies, creativity, innovation, strength-based approaches and accountability

ACTION TEAM TASKS
Launch and maintain a robust, multi-sectoral Cariboo Action Team to sustain and initiate service and support improvements
Inventory and describe the current access to local supports and services to identify areas for improvement and action (website development and navigation tools)

Increase the uptake of the Practice support Program Child and Youth Mental Health Module by family physicians and service providers

Increase the number of referrals to MCFD Mental Health practioners

Develop emergency room protocols to improve information sharing and Integrate service delivery with the longer team goal of implementing a local Community Wrap Around Team to provide prevention, intervention, support and services to children, youth and their families
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Williams Lake Mental Health Centre

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Interior Health West
487 Borland Street
, Williams Lake, BC, V2G 1R9
Phone: (250) 398-4465

Women's Services Clinic - Kelowna

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Phone: (250) 980-1399

Youth Against Violence Line

There are trained support workers who talk with youth and concerned adults every day about bullying, gang activity, harassment, intimidation, sexual exploitation and many other issues.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
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Youth in BC

Crisis online service 24/7. YouthInBC.com is a program of the Crisis Centre. It Connects youth with support, information and resources.more info

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Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
BC
Phone: (604) 872-3311
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