Main Office: 1965 Sollans Rd., Hornby Island BC V0R 1Z0
By appointment only: 3351 Piercy Rd., Denman Island BC V0R 1T0
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm
Programs & Services:
Home Support and Home Assist Services
Contact: Home Care Supervisor at 250 792-5889
Home Support and Home Assist services enable elderly persons to remain at home, reduce the length of stay in hospital, provide physical and psychological support and help keep families together. We can help with personal care, meal preparation and palliative care.
Anyone can purchase Home Assist services at an hourly rate. However, the majority of our clients are eligible for full or partial home support coverage by Island Health.
Contact your family doctor, Island Health Community Health Services (250-331-8570) or call usfor more information.
Home Care Equipment Loan
Short-term loans of home care equipment are free of charge to residents of both islands. Our inventory includes canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs, commodes and more.
Comox Valley Better at Home
Contact: Kris Anderson, Program Coordinator at 250 871-1165
Provides non-medical supports such as housekeeping, yard work, driving, and minor home repairs to assist elders to remain living in their homes. The program is delivered in the Comox Valley region including Denman and Hornby Isalnds. Some services are free of charge and delivered by volunteers, others have a fee.
Children, Youth and Family Counselling & Support
Contact:Mike Nestor (Child, Youth & Family Mental Health Counsellor) and/or Meredith McEvoy (Family Support Worker) at 250-898-0247 Facebook: Hornby & Denman Parenting
Provides free confidential help for Denman and Hornby families, teens and children. We offer one-on-one and family counselling as well as parent education and support groups. Issues may include helping manage family challenges and conflicts, increasing communication or problem solving skills and addressing childhood emotional or behavioural concerns. We also provide public education around island challenges as well as offer a comprehensive referral service to a wide variety of community
resources for islanders.
Youth Outreach & Support Services
Contact: Lanna or Matta (Youth & Family Outreach & Support workers) at 250-218-6521 Facebook: Youthoutreach Hornby Denman
The outreach workers use a harm reduction model. Provide free youth support and advocacy, information and education on alcohol/drug use, Party Safe information, community education, sexual health information, healthy relationships and awareness on sexual exploitation issues. Support youth who are struggling with school or relationship challenges and connect youth to community resources and healthy activities.
Programs & Services:
Adult Counselling Services
Island Health Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Contact: Intake Clinician at 250-331-8524
Confidential counselling is available for individuals coping with stress, depression, grief, addictions (referrals provided), interpersonal conflict and other mental health concerns. The Clinician may also help facilitate access to information, diagnosis, referrals, rehab services, self-help / support groups and other services. Provided at our offices by Island Health.
Community Self-Help and Support Groups
A number of community groups use the offices on both islands for meetings and workshops. These include AA/NA, Al-Anon, and Over–Eaters Anonymous.
For more information, call 250-335-2885
Pamphlets, books and audio and video tapes on parenting, health and self-help are available free or on loan at both offices.