Links

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Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia

This site contains a database for Volunteer positions that its students might be interested in. St. Michael’s Centre is registered on this database.

Alzheimer’s Association

Information about Alzheimer’s and various research initiatives and Association chapters.

Alzheimer Society of BC

Help for Today. Hope for Tomorrow. Information about Alzheimer research activities and support in BC.

British Columbia Bereavement Helpline

Non-profit charitable organization dedicated to the healthy and wholesome recovery of individuals experiencing grief.

British Columbia Cancer Agency

A comprehensive description of the care program the BCCA provides within B.C.

British Columbia Medical Association

The BCMA is a voluntary association of doctors who strive to advance the practice and science of medicine and health in B.C. by working for the improvement of medical education, health care legislation and hospital and other health care services.

British Columbia Ministry of Health

Information about the Ministry’s Office for Seniors and the provincial health system and programs and services available.

Burnaby Hospice Society

Trained volunteers provide emotional and practical support to people with life-threatening/palliative illnesses, and to their families and friends.

Canadian Cancer Society

The CCS is a national community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

The CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

The CCSA is a non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation

CCHSA assists health service organizations, across Canada and internationally, to examine and improve the quality of care and service they provide to their clients.

Canadian Diabetes Association

The CDA promotes the health of Canadians through diabetes research, education, service and advocacy.

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

CHPCA is a national association which offers leadership in the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.

Canadian Mental Health Association

The CMHA offers information, resources and services on issues of mental health.

Canadian Medical Association Online

This site lists the table of contents, abstracts and articles from a variety of Canadian medical journals.

Canadian Women’s Health Network

A site dedicated to sharing information, resources and strategies and building links to improve women’s health.

Catholic Health Association of Canada

The CHAC is a national Christian organization supportive of healthcare in the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.

Catholic Health Association of British Columbia

This B.C. branch of the CHAC shares the same mission, but within this province.

Denominational Health Association

Sharing the same site with CHABC, the DHABC is a collection of health care facilities which honour the inter-relatedness of life and respects the religious and spiritual traditions of British Columbians.

Family Services Employee Assistance Group

Provides employees and their immediate family members with access to a professional, personalized and strictly confidential 24/7 counseling service, as well as comprehensive resource information.

Fraser Health Authority

Regional Health Authority that serves communities from Burnaby to Hope.

The Mayo Clinic

Educational and medical information of use to those in the medical and health care professions is available here.

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The MSSC provides services to individuals with MS and to their families, as well as information about the progress to find a cure.

The Parkinson Foundation of Canada

This site contains information about Parkinson’s and the support and services available, as well as the efforts to find a cure.

Women Helping Others (W.H.O.) – Coquitlam

Self-help support and social network for over 50 year old widows and other women who are alone; providing practical information, lectures and outings.