Local Resources

• Ambulance Service  604-485-9112
• Angel Flight – to lower mainland or V.I.  1-250-818-0288 (For cancer patients unable to travel by conventional means to hospitals, clinics, etc.)
• Breast Cancer Support Group Lorraine Matheson  604-485-6114 (Meetings Mon. 4:45-6:30pm in Grief Point School gym)
• Compassionate Friends (Self-help bereavement group for parents who have lost a child) Shannon Stevens  604-483-3108
• Meals on Wheels, Gay Vella, Coordinator  604 483 4339
• HandDart (1 day notice required)  604-483-2008
• Kiwanis Life Line 604-485-0499
• Powell River Community Health Services  604-485-3310 (Home Care, Nursing, Home Support Services, Social Worker)
• Powell River General Hospital  604-485-3211
• Red Cross Loan Cupboard  604-485-3211 (Volunteer organization providing home medical alert system for people living alone, who are elderly or have a medical disability).
• Stubberfield Funeral Home 604-485-4112
• Texada Island Health Centre 604 486 7525

More Local and Regional Resources for Cancer Patients in Powell River


Other:
• Cancer Information Line  1-888-939-3333
• Canadian Cancer Society  1-888-939-3333
• Nurse Line   1-866-215-4700
• Wheels for Wellness Society  1-250-338-0196 (Volunteer transportation from Comox ferry to non-emergency medical appointments on Vancouver Island)