Chilliwack


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The volunteer contacts for BCSS Chilliwack are Barry Johnson 1-604-858-6870 email BCSS Chilliwack and Myrtle Macdonald 604-795-6390 schmac@nullshaw.ca

For public education requests, this branch offers the partnership program (details below). To book presentations or if you want to participate in educating the public, contact Barb Lock the Coordinator at 604-795-7049 barb.lock@nullshaw.ca or Myrtle Macdonald (above)

You can also contact the Fraser Region BCSS Educators for support, referrals and information.

Regional Service Information

BCSS Branch Contact Information

Chilliwack – BCSS – Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday 6:30 – 8:00pm Chilliwack General Hospital , Psychiatry department

Chilliwack – BCSS – Info Session 2nd and 4th Thursdays

2nd / 4th Thursday of every month 6:00 – 7:30pm Information session at 45600 Menholm Rd. ~ Psychiatry Group room Chilliwack General Hospital

Schizophrenia Awareness Day

Every year on the 24th of May we want to paint the country purple! We ask that you wear purple to show unity in bringing awareness to schizophrenia, and to show support for those affected by the illness.

Fraser Region Individual Support and Guidance

Chilliwack – BCSS – Caring and Sharing Family Support Group – 1st Tuesdays

1st Tuesday of the Month, 7-8:30 pm @ Communitas Supportive Care Society (in the Cascade Centre Mall) #18 - 45966 Yale Road

Calendar of training, support and other events in BC

Our online calendar at www.bcss.org/calendar contains support groups, training and events for people with a mental illness and their family and supporters.

Online Support Groups for Family / Supporters

Family Respite Program

The Family Respite Program provides modest funding to pay for activities or services to give family members helping their ill relative a break or rest.

Partnership Education Presentation Program

Kids in Control Support Group Program

The BCSS Kids in Control Support Group Program gives information, education and support to children aged 8-18 who have a parent with a serious mental illness.

Strengthening Families Together – 10 session group for family and friends

Do you have a relative or friend with a serious mental illness? Strengthening Families Together is a 10-session group for families and friends, which provides information, skill-building, and support. Offered throughout B.C. in spring and fall.