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Agencies that provide help to those in need.

The Kikino Métis Children & Family Services Society believes it is important to have community resources available for our families. We have developed a list of agencies that provide help to those in need.

 

Warm Bed

AWAC Shelter
24hr emergency shelter for women at risk and their children. Support, advocacy and referrals.
144 George Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.6262

 

Canadian Mental Health Housing Program
Community based semi-independent housing program to individuals living with serious and persistent mental health issues.
555 George Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.8644

Bridget Moran Place
Emergency shelter for anyone who is homeless or at risk and is over 19 yrs of age.
ASAP Housing Society
590 Dominion Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.5531

 

Ketso Yoh Shelter (males only)
24hr emergency shelter for any male, 19 yrs and older. Basic meals provided.
160 Quebec Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1982

Elizabeth Fry Society - Transition House
Shelter for at risk women and their children.
1575 5th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1113

 

Phoenix Transition House
24hr shelter, services and programs for women and their children in times of crisis.
Phone: 250.563.7305

Friendship Home Youth Shelter
24hr long-term residential resource for at risk youth, 12-18 yrs, who are in the care of MCFD. Provides food, clothing, shelter, access to medical and education services.
657 Douglas Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.5085

 

 

 

Warm Meal

Carrier Sekani Soup Bus
Hot/cold meals - soup, sandwiches, bannock, fruit & vegetables
Will be at: Carney Hill Elementary School
Mon-Wed - 4:00pm-5:00pm
2579 Victoria Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.3591
(will be running again possibly end of April)

 

Prince George Native Friendship Centre
Hampers available for singles, families, and Elders (verification of address required each time) Forms available at front counter, and on board outside hamper room in the basement. Staff fill hampers from 3pm-4pm Mon to Thurs. Maximum six per year, minimum 1 month between hampers.
1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.3568

Active Support Against Poverty (ASAP) Shelter (Adults only)
Winter: Mon-Thurs – 5:30pm-6pm
Summer: Mon-Thurs – 6pm-6:30pm

590 Dominion Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.5531

 

Salvation Army
Hot Meals: Lunch (Mon & Fri only) – 12pm-1pm
Dinner: Wed only – 5:30pm
Daily Bread: Mon-Fri –
10:30am-2:30pm
Diapers & Formula: available by app't only
Hampers: available by app't only

777 Ospika Boulevard
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4000 (x. 227)

St. Vincent De Paul Society
Hampers: drop-in 9:30am-10:30am Tues/Wed/Fri (Mon to Fri from 1:30pm-2:30pm to apply)
Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Hampers: Mon or Thurs 9:30am-10:30am, one per week
Bread: Mon to Fri 8:30am-11:30am, 12:30pm-4pm and Sat and Sun from 9am-11am
Hot Meals: Mon to Fri – Breakfast 8:30am-9:30am, Lunch 12:30pm-1pm, Dinner 7:30pm-8pm; Sat – Breakfast 9am-11am, Sandwich 2:30pm; Sun – Breakfast 9am-11am
Soup Bus: Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm, Sun 2:30pm-3pm

1220 2nd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.7871

 

 

 

Clothing

Active Support Against Poverty (ASAP)Community & Family Services
Helps distressed people with emergency food, clothing.
7775 Ospika Boulevard
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.6112

 

Salvation Army Community & Family Services
Helps distressed people with clothing.
777 Ospika Boulevard
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4000

Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop
1523 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.7707

  St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store
1180 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.5136

Salvation Army Thrift Store
2299 Westwood Drive
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.596.7475

 

Value Village
1666 Spruce Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.561.0311

 

Groceries

Good Food Box
Low cost monthly food box filled with local BC grown produce. $15/box. Must register by the first Friday of each month.
Phone: 250.564.3859

 

St. Vincent De Paul Society Drop-in Centre
To apply: Mon-Fri – 1:30pm-2:30pm
Family Hamper: Tues/Wed/Fri – 9:30am-10:30am
Fruit & Vegetable: Mon/Thurs –
9:30am-10:30am
1220 2nd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.7871

Prince George Native Friendship Centre
Food hamper program, for emergencies only - need to apply
1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.3568

 

Salvation Army Food Bank
Daily Bread: Mon-Fri – 10:30am-2:30pm
777 Ospika Boulevard
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4000 (x. 227)

 

Shower

Dutch Maid Laundromat Services
$5.00 per shower for 10 minutes
2930 5th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.1260

 

Ketso Yoh Shelter (males only)
Showers available after 9am
160 Quebec Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1982

YMCA of Northern BC
$3.50 per shower
Mon-Fri: 5am-10pm
Weekends: 6am-10pm
Stat Holidays: 9am-5pm

2020 Massey Drive
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.9341

   

 

Addiction Help

Alcohol & Drug Program
Assessment, individual and family counselling, group programs, workshops, and education.
1308 Alward Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2668

 

Alcoholics Anonymous
12-step support group for those wishing to stop drinking. Daily meetings.
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.7550

Native Alcohol & Drug Program
Adult and youth substance abuse counselling provided by alcohol and drug counsellors. Provides advocacy, support, education and treatment plans.
1300 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4324

 

Narcotics Anonymous
12-step support group program for people addicted to any drug, including alcohol and cocaine.
Phone: 1.888.543.2499

Nechako Treatment Centre
27 day residential treatment program that helps individuals deal with their alcohol and/or drug dependency issues.
1350 Alward Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2387

 

Nechako Youth Treatment Centre
Provides a safe and supportive environment for youth, male or female aged 13-18yrs, who are currently suffering from the misuse of drugs and/or alcohol and wish to deal with their abuse problem.
1308 Alward Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2881 or 250.565.2100

Detox Assessment Unit
Safe and supportive environment for individuals withdrawing from alcohol and/or drugs. Voluntary admission without cost. 24hr care provided under medical supervision.
1308 Alward Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2175 or 250.565.2176

 

 

 

Medical Attention

University Hospital of Northern BC
Regional hospital facility.
1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2000

 

Nechako Medical Clinic
Walk-in medical clinic.
761 W. Central (Spruceland Mall)
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.3399

Aboriginal Patient Liaison Worker
Works with Aboriginal patients who come into the hospital. Helps patients understand any medical condition they may have. Provides crisis intervention and assistance with travel arrangements.
1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2364

  ADULT Mental Health Services
Provides psychiatric services to adults, 19+. Assessment and counselling for individuals.
1350 Alward Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.2666

Canadian Mental Health Association
Promotes good mental health, ensures that proper care and treatment is extended to persons with psychiatric disabilities.
555 George Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.8644

 

Prince George Sexual Assault Centre (SOS) Society
Assists adult males, females, youth and children who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual assault.
102 - 1112 6th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.8302

Central Interior Native Health Centre
Offers many health services. First Nations healing methods are considered in programs.
1110 4th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4422

 

Sexual Health Clinic
Mon, Tues & Fri: 1:15pm-3:45pm
Wed & Thurs: 8:45am - 11:30am
Nurses available: Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm

1444 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.7381

Native Healing Centre
Provides a holistic and culturally sensitive program to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who have been affected by physical, emotional, sexual or spiritual abuse.
1600 3rd Avenue (3rd Floor)
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.4324

 

 

 

Call For Help

An advocate is anyone who helps you speak up and be included in the process. Sometimes a problem seems very difficult or feels overwhelming. If you feel this way an advocate might be able to help you. Anyone you choose can be your advocate-family, friends, community representatives. Or, ask the Kikino Métis Children & Family Services Society for names and numbers of people and organizations in your area who can act as an advocate or provide support. You can also call one of the advocates listed below, free of cost.

Office of the BC Ombudsperson
Ensures youth are treated fairly by people providing service to them; for any decision or action that you think is unfair. They can provide an independent review.
Phone: 1.800.567.324
www.ombudsman.bc.ca

 

BC Representative for Children and Youth (previously called the Child and Youth Officer [CYO] for British Columbia)
Staff can provide information and referrals, talk with you about your advocacy needs, and give information about your rights. Your information will be kept confidential.
Phone: 1.800.476.3933
www.rcybc.ca

The Advocate for Service Quality for People With Developmental Disabilities
The Advocate’s job is to help adults with developmental disabilities and their families get good quality services. The Advocate can help with service from the Ministry of Children and Family Development, from other Ministries or from service agencies in the community.
#820 - 999 W. Broadway
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 1.800.663.7867

 

Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks
If your complaint concerns a child who may need protection, call the Helpline for Children. A Social Worker can take action right away to make sure the child is safe.
Helpline for Children: 310.1234 (no area code needed)
Phone: 1.800.565.8055
www.fbcyicn.ca

After Hours Emergency Line - Ministry of Human Resources
After hours number for accessing local Ministry of Human Resources personnel in an emergency situation when food, shelter, medical transportation or prescription medication is needed.
Phone: 1.866.660.3194

 

After Hours Emergency Line - Social Worker
Emergency line for MCFD social worker made available to those in need of immediate assistance and cannot wait for office hours.
Phone: 1.800.663.9122

Youth Support Line
Confidential, anonymous, non-judgmental peer counselling. Trained volunteers, under 21, provide professional phone line counselling and referrals.
1306 7th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.8336

 

Crisis Line
Trained volunteers provide para-professional phone line counselling. Confidential, empathetic listening available to people facing difficulties. Walk-in counselling during business hours.
1306 7th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1214 or 1.888.562.1214

Child Protection Intake Unit
Qualified professionals will help children and families with their problems, ensuring that children are safe and looked after. Respond to child protection reports to ensure that children are protected from neglect and abuse.
1441 7th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.6876

 

Prince George Sexual Assault Centre (SOS) Society
Assists adult males, females, youth and children who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual assault.
102 - 1112 6th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.8302

Elizabeth Fry Society
Various programs primarily for women and youth providing information, referrals, advocacy, education and networking.
1575 5th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1113

 

Phoenix Transition House
24hr shelter, services and programs for women and their children in times of crisis.
Phone: 250.563.7305

Women's Support Groups
Variety of support groups for women who are dealing with the justice system, anger management, self-esteem and assertiveness, women who have been, or are in abusive relationships. (Clients of Elizabeth Fry Society)
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1113

 

Northern Women's Wellness Program
Welcomes all women who have questions or concerns regarding their health and wellness. Provides accurate, unbiased information and referrals and confidential support.
1046 4th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.8680

Kikino Métis Children & Family Services
Promotes the health (physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually) and well-being of the Métis community by honouring and supporting the importance of a healthy family environment in the delivery of holistic programs and services.
369 Victoria Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1661

 

Prince George Native Friendship Centre
Multi-service organization with a variety of programs meant to address the need for education, personal support, emotional and spiritual well-being, economic development, vocational needs and social services.
1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.565.3568

Ketso Yoh Centre (males only)
24hr emergency shelter for any male 19+ yrs. Basic meals provided.
160 Quebec Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.1982

 

Rodica House
Housing for seniors who live fairly independently. Provide basic needs, help with shopping, food preparation, cooking, bathing and social inter-action. Wheelchair accessible. 24hr supervision. Home has children and accepts pets.
2568 Victoria Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.563.9566

Outreach Services
Assists with living arrangements; maintains housing lists, advocacy, referrals and landlord/tenant issues. Services available to everyone.
160 Quebec Street
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.564.2444

 

RCMP - Victim Services
Support, information and referrals for victims of crimes and trauma.
Phone: 250.561.3329

Northern Health Connections (Bus)
Help with travel arrangements if medical need.
Phone: 1.888.647.4997

 

 

 

Legal Help

Family Justice Counsellors
Family Justice Centers operate across BC to provide services to British Columbians going though separation or divorce. Each center is staffed by accredited Family Justice Counsellors, specially trained to help families with child custody, access, guardianship, and support issues. They can help parents resolve their disagreements without going to court. They provide short-term counseling, emergency and community referrals and other services. There is no fee for this service.
Phone: 250.562.9513
Fax: 250.564.1134
www.clicklaw.bc.ca/helpmap/service/1019

 

Legal Services Society
If you have a legal problem and can't afford a lawyer, LSS can help. Join the thousands who use the self-help information on our Family Law in BC website or who read our free legal information publications. You may also qualify for some legal advice from a lawyer or even for a lawyer to take your case.
Phone: 1.866.577.2525
www.lss.bc.ca

Native Courtworkers
The purpose of the Native Courtworker program is to facilitate and enhance access to justice by assisting aboriginal people involved in the criminal justice system to obtain fair, just, equitable and culturally sensitive treatment.
314-1488 4th Avenue
Prince George, BC
Phone: 250.562.9513
Fax: 250.564.1134
www.nccabc.ca

 

 

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There are a wide range of community agencies in Prince George that provide help to those in need.