British Columbia

Family Caregivers Network Society

Some of the products and services that the Family Caregivers Network Society provides to family caregivers and the community are:

  • Family caregiver support groups
  • Telephone or in-person caregiver support
  • Information and referral to community resources
  • Assistance in navigating the healthcare system
  • Educational workshops
  • Resource library
  • Resource Guide for Family Caregivers
  • Lunch and Learns sessions for employees

Toll-free line within BC: 1-877-520-3267/Telephone: 250-384-0408

Website: www.fcns-caregiving.org

BC211 (Formerly Information Services Vancouver)

Information Services Vancouver is British Columbia’s largest provider of information and referral services. The “Red Book Online” provides detailed descriptions of over 5,600 community, social, and government agencies across the province.

Telephone: 1-604-875-6431

Website: www.bc211.ca

Seniors BC – Government of British Columbia

SeniorsBC.ca is a new website that provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care, finances, benefits, housing, transportation and more. Users can find answers to timely questions in the “Frequently Asked Questions” section. Resources such as the BC Seniors’ Guide and Healthy Eating for Seniors handbook can be found in PDF format on the website.

Website: www.seniorsbc.ca

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