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Record #: CLB8047 Last Modified: 01 Apr 2011 Last Full Update: 01 Apr 2011
Description & Services
DescriptionAbout The Central Vancouver Island Crisis Society: 
We provide non-judgmental emotional support, crisis and suicide intervention services and community resource information  
Calls are kept confidential and anonymous  
The Crisis Lines are staffed by volunteer crisis workers who are professionally trained to offer short-term emotional support, assessment, and information on community resources.  
We are in partnership with Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) to provide public access to Crisis Services via the crisis line to Crisis Response Team Professionals.  
If you are feeling suicidal, in need of emotional support, or looking for information about a community resource, we're waiting to take your call.  
What We Offer: Programs and Services  
Vancouver Island Health Authority - Crisis Services: Description of our partnership with Mental Health & Addictions Crisis Services - Crisis Response Teams. 
Suicide Information: Information about suicide, including facts, links, what you can do to help. 
Community Education Workshops: Information on workshops available by our Training Team. We also custom design workshops for your agency  
ASIST-Living Works Applied Suicide Intervention Skills: Find out more about the most widely recognized Suicide Training Program in the world provided locally.  
Community Resources: The Crisis Society puts out an annual community resource directory  
Newsletter: Information about past and upcoming events of the Society 
Volunteer Opportunities: Information on how you can become a Volunteer Crisis Line Worker, including a printable application form 
Donations: Find out how you can help!
Areas ServedNanaimo
Hours24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Contact Information
Mailing AddressBox 1118 
Nanaimo, BC V9R 6E7
Office Phone250-753-2495  
Crisis Phone250-754-4447
After Hours Phone250-754-4447