Helping Organisations

Here to Help You!

Raising children is one of the hardest and most important jobs in the world. Asking for help is something we can do as parents and caregivers.  When we ask for help, we find resources and specialists who can help. We have a chance to partake in the wisdom of those around us.  Asking for help creates a stronger sense of community, grows our circle of caring, and models for our children that asking for help is a healthy and strong thing to do.  Powell River services, agencies and community people are here when you need us.

BOND Program

BOND (pre-natal nutrition) Program    

supporting women to have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies 604-485-2604


community resource centre

Community Resource Center

CRC's main purpose is to assist people who are experiencing low income, social or cultural isolation and those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. CRC provides a range of services including access to computers, a public phone, laundromat, a cafe/drop in, legal services and more.

4752 Joyce Avenue

Powell River Diversity Initiative

Through education, awareness and action we work together to create an environment in which all community members are able to flourish.


Family Place

Family Place 

welcomes all families with young children. Here you can meet and make new friends, find on-going support and assistance to raise healthy and happy children . FP offers a clothing exchange, a quiet place to breastfeed, computer access, healthy snacks and support for immigrant families.

(Located in Town Centre Mall across from Wal-Mart)

Grace House

Grace House

Our purpose is to provide a safe haven from violence for all women and their children and to educate the community about issues of violence and abuse in relationships

EMERGENCY LINE:   604-485-9773
Office:  604-485-4554   
Fax:  604-485-4192

Literacy Council

Literacy Council

is dedicated to the promotion of literacy and learning for people in the Powell River region.


Ministry of Children & Family

Ministry of Children and Family Development

The primary focus of the Ministry is to support vulnerable children and their families using a client-centred approach to service delivery that builds on their existing resources and capacities. Help is available for: Early Years Services, Children and Youth with Special Needs, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Child Safety, Family, Youth and Children in Care Services and Adoption Services, and Youth Justice Services.

6944 Alberni Street

Ministry of Housing and Social development

Ministry of Social Development

This ministry provides income assistance to those in need, helps adults with developmental disabilities and their families to achieve their goals and connect to their community, delivers employment programming and services to unemployed and underemployed individuals.

6944 Alberni Street

3rd Floor, General Hospital,
5000 Joyce Avenue, V8A 5R3
604 485 3300

Crisis Centre Distress Line: 
Toll free 24 hrs/7 days a week 1-866-661-3311 or

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Fax: 604 485 3303

Powell River Youth and Family Services

Powell River Child, Youth and Family
Services Society 
committed to providing quality service that supports personal growth for children, parents, youth and families through counselling and community programs.

 202-7373 Duncan Street, V8A 1W6
Ph:  604-485-3090
Fax: 604-485-4215

Powell River Child & Youth Mental Health

clinical intervention and counselling for children and youth with mental health issues

202-7373 Duncan Street

Inclusion Powell River

&  Jean Pike Centre for Children and Youth

serving children with a developmental delay; children, youth and seniors with developmental disabilities and their families; and adults with aquired brain injury

7050 Alberni Street
604 485-6077 ext 221

Powell River Community Health 

Leaders in promoting wellness and ensuring care by focusing on quality and innovation. We are committed to supporting healthy lives through care, education and research.

3rd Floor, 5000
Joyce Avenue 

Powell River General Hospital 

5000 Joyce Avenue
604-485 3211


Powell River Recreation Complex

is a multi-purpose, multi-sport complex which houses a 25 metre pool, weight room and fitness room, two NHL size ice surfaces, a theatre, banquet rooms and smaller meeting rooms.

5001 Joyce Avenue

 Powell river library

Powell River Public Library

is a public educational, cultural and recreational resource at the heart of our community where all can experience limitless access to all forms of information.

4411 Michigan Avenue

Powell River Community Services

Office:  604-485-5335 
Fax: 604-485-6168 
Address:#209-4801 Joyce Avenue,
Powell River, BC V8A 3B7


Powell River Youth Clinic

Powell River Community Health 
5000 Joyce Avenue, 3rd Floor
Hours: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

School District 47

School District #47 
4351 Ontario Avenue  604-485-6271

Strong Start Centres support smooth and successful transitions for children  and families into kindergarten , supports families as the primary educators of their children and makes school facilities and resources available to the preschool population.

Henderson StrongStart

James Thomson StrongStart

Kelly Creek StrongStart

Success By 6 and The ORCA Bus

Success by 6 is an early childhood development initiative dedicated to providing all children with a good start in life. The Orca Bus delivers early learning programs for children 0-5

sliammon health

Tla’Amin Community Health

Our goal is to build a healthy community for the future. To do this we must reaquint ourselves with those things from the past which used to make us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually strong.

6690 Sliammon Road 


Young Moms' Support & Outreach

PR Child, Youth & Family Services


Powell River Fire Rescue

6965 Courtney Street
604 485 4431


Powell River Immigrant Services logo

Powell River Immigrant Services


Free ESL classes, and Parents' Groups , cultural celebrations and social events, help with immigration and other documents, information and referral


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