13-19 - Powell River Parenting Resources for Raising Teenagers

Powell River Community Health 
3rd Floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue  604-485-3310
Provincial Website

Powell River Child Youth and Family Services Society

Oceanview Education Centre
7105 Nootka Street
Powell River, V8A 5E3 Ph:  604-485-3090 Fax: 604-485-4215

Powell River Website

Tla’Amin Community Health
6690 Sliammon Road  604-483-3009
Sliammon Website

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
Provincial Website

Ministry of Social Development
1 866-866-0800
Provincial Website

Inclusion Powell River
201-4575 Marine Avenue  604-485-6411

Jean Pike Centre  
604-485-6077 Ext. 221 or

Communication Help for Parents of Teens

Communication Skills for Parents

8 Things To Do To Practice Communicating

Parents: Becoming Better Listeners

Parents Together

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:

Talking to Teens"

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


Support for parents striving to be healthy

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:

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

Women’s Support:

Powell River and Region Transition House Society and Powell River Community Services Association

Women’s Outreach and other supports including Family Violence Resources -

Community Supports & Resources

Community Resource Centre  
4752 Joyce Avenue, Powell River

Churches and Religious Organizations

Westview Baptist Church

Parish of St. David & St. Paul

Evangel Pentecostal Church       

5139 Manson Ave, Powell River, BC V8A 3P2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (604) 483-4283

Four square Church

Kelly Creek Community Church
2380 Zillinsky Road, Powell River V8A 5C1, BC, Canada
Phone 604-487-1884

Seventh Day Adventists

Texada United Church

Youth Groups

Westview Baptist Church

Collide Youth

Four Square Church

Teen Groups listed on Powell River Direct

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