Please feel free to contact us for assistance in finding local resources you may be considering. We may be able to help you find needed medical care, social services, school alternatives, pre and post natal care, adoption agencies, housing options, and much more.
Below is a list of a few provincial and national resource agencies which may be of help.
Adoption Council of Canada
The national umbrella organization for adoption in Canada.
Call 1-888-54-ADOPT or visit www.adoption.ca/TheCouncil.html.
Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
Provides information and referral services for help with substance abuse.
Greater Vancouver 604-660-9382. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-663-1441.
BC Nurse Line
24-hour helpline with registered nurses who answer personal health questions.
Greater Vancouver 604-215-4700. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-866-215-4700.
La Leche League Canada provides information and local chapter support on breastfeeding. Visit www.lllc.ca.
A nutrition hotline for inquiries on personal health, pregnancy and children.
Greater Vancouver 604-732-9191. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-667-3438.
Parent helpline and e-support on child-rearing information, support and referrals.
Call 778-782-3548. Visit www.sfu.ca/infochild.
North American 24-hour helpline regarding help for crisis pregnancies and post abortion grief. Call 1-800-395-4357. Visit www.optionline.org.
Sensible Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy
Pregnancy-related information from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
24-hour information line on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS.
In BC toll free 1-800-661-4337.
Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
Confidential, 24-hour crisis intervention and suicide prevention line.
Greater Vancouver 604-872-3311. Elsewhere in BC toll free 1-800-SUICIDE.
The above list of referral agencies is intended solely for your convenience. No implied warranty is made concerning the quality of services offered by them and you should therefore make your own determination for the suitability of any such agency and the services offered by them.