13-19 - Powell River Parenting Resources for Raising Teenagers
Powell River Community Health
3rd Floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue 604-485-3310
Powell River Child Youth and Family Services Society
Tla’Amin Community Health
6690 Sliammon Road 604-483-3009
Powell River Child & Youth Mental Health
6944 Alberni Street, Powell River, V8A 2C1 604-485-0603
Ministry of Children and Family Development
6944 Alberni Street 604-485-0600
Ministry of Social Development
Inclusion Powell River
201-4575 Marine Avenue 604-485-6411
Jean Pike Centre
604-485-6077 Ext. 221 or
An Education and Group Support Program for Parents of Teens offering non- judgmental support and encouragement.
For more information please call 604-485-3090 or 485-2358.
Learn to listen to and talk with your teen:
Brooks school counsellors are available for consultations with students and/or parents. The aim of our school counselling program is to support the educational, personal, social, emotional, and career development of all students in our school.
We provide assistance with •course planning •transition from elementary school •occupational and career planning •post-secondary education planning •scholarship and bursary information •personal counselling •academic advising •financial aid
When students require support for personal issues that go beyond the scope of a school counselling role, we will be happy to assist students and their families in making referrals to community resources and outside agencies
Taking care of yourself and your own health is an important step in being the best parent you can be. Some local resources include:
Mental Health Services
3rd Floor, General Hospital, 5000 Joyce Avenue, V8A 5R3
604 485 3300 After Hours Pager: 604 485 3301
Fax: 604 485 3303
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 weekdays
Local services provided at no charge, funded through Powell River Community Health (Vancouver Coastal Health).Provides a basic community mental health program, including long and short-term psychiatric programs, psycho geriatrics, and respite care for adults. Referrals are through family physician or may be made directly..
Sexual Health : This is an excellent website designed by Canadian obstetricians and gynecologists - the information here is all encompassing
Finding a local physician in Powell River:
To find a doctor accepting patients check the yellow pages under physicians and call around.
Men’s Support Group Sliammon
Please call 604-483-3009 x 232 for assistance with anger management, addiction issues, healthy relationships and residential school issues and more.
Family Violence Resources
Powell River and Region Transition House Society and Powell River Community Services Association
Women’s Outreach and other supports including Family Violence Resources -
Community Resource Centre
4752 Joyce Avenue, Powell River
Churches and Religious Organizations
Evangel Pentecostal Church5139 Manson Ave, Powell River, BC V8A 3P2 (604) 483-4283
Kelly Creek Community Church
2380 Zillinsky Road, Powell River V8A 5C1, BC, Canada