We are currently offering virtual support only.
Serving: Nanaimo, Campbell River, Cobble Hill, Comox, Courtenay, Cowichan, Duncan, Gold River, Ladysmith, Lake Cowichan, Northern Gulf Islands, Parksville, Port Alberni, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Qualicum, Shawnigan Lake, Tofino, Ucluelet
Call the resource centre between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, or call the First Link Dementia Helpline at 1-800-936-6033 for support in English between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday to Friday.
For a listing of upcoming education workshops, support groups and Minds in Motion locations in this area, see the First Link® bulletin for North and Central Vancouver Island. For locations of support groups, please contact the Resource Centre.
Family Caregiver Support Groups:
Found in: Campbell River, Duncan, Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Port Alberni
Early Stage Support Groups:
Found in: Nanaimo, Parksville
For those who are unable to attend a support group in person, the tele-support group offers the opportunity to meet with others by phone.