Phone Number: 250 833-0445

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Street Address: 1531 60th St SE, Salmon Arm, B.C.
Postal Code: V1E 1W5
Organization: ALS Society of BC
Website Address:
Phone Number: 604 278-2257

The ALS Society of BC is dedicated to providing direct support to ALS patients, along with their families, and caregivers, to ensure the best quality of life possible while living with ALS.

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Street Address: 1233 – 13351 Commerce Parkway Richmond, BC
Postal Code: V6V 2X7

THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF B.C. is the only province-wide non-profit organization dedicated to helping people concerned with or facing dementia have the confidence and skills to maintain quality of life. We’re also committed to ensuring public perceptions reflect the real issues, and to securing funding for support and research.

Organization: Anne Briggs
Phone Number: 250 832-6602

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Phone Number: 250 253-8100

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Street Address: 104 – 231 Hwy 1 NE Salmon Arm, B.C.
Postal Code: V1E 4N8
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Phone Number: 250 833-3583

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Fax: 250 833-3581
Street Address: 331 8 St SE, Salmon Arm, B.C.
Postal Code: V1E 4C9
Phone Number: 1-877-779-2223 (Toll Free)

BCBH is a non-profit, free, and confidential service that connects the public to grief support services within the province of BC. Services include helpline for referral and support, community network of support and information.

Organization: B.C. Cancer Agency
Phone Number: 604 877-6000

The BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides a province-wide, population-based cancer control program for the residents of British Columbia and the Yukon. They provide information about cancer, treatments and the many support services available. The Agency accepts patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and are referred by a physician.

Toll Free: 1-800-663-3333

Street Address: 600 West 10th Avenue
Postal Code: V5Z 4E6
Phone Number: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Phone: 604- 875-2149

Provides grief support for all family members who have experienced the death of a child, brother, sister or any other special person.

Fax: 604- 875-2770
Phone Number: 1 - 800 - 663 - 7100

The BC Palliative Care Benefits Program supports BC residents of any age who have reached the end stage of a life-threatening disease or illness and who wish to receive palliative care at home. Any B.C. resident who wishes to receive palliative care at home can ask their physician to assess their medical eligibility for the program and submit an application on their behalf.

"Home" is defined as wherever the person is living, their own home, with family or friends or in a supportive or assisted living or hospice house that is not licensed residential care facility under the PharmaCare Plan.

Under the program, eligible patients receive:

  • coverage of medications used in palliative care through the PharmaCare BC Palliative Care Drug Plan, and
  • medical supplies and equipment through Interior Health Authority.
  • Your physician
  • Community Care
  • or phone 1-800-663-7100