Lytton Resiliency Centre
The Lytton Resiliency Centre is open to support evacuees and area residents.
Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Open until 6 p.m. on Wednesdays
Kumsheen ShchEma-meet School (old art room)
365 Trans-Canada Highway, Lytton
The Resiliency Centre will provide valuable resources (in-person and virtual) for area residents, including a business centre, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and representatives from the insurance industry. The Lytton Resilience Centre opened November 29, 2021.
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Residents can also reach out directly to:
Kelsey Winter, FireSmart Program Lead
BC Wildfire Service
Desk: 778 974 4892 Cell: 250 896 7484
- The Tl’Kemtsin Health Centre at 1535 St Georges Rd Lytton has added at a Virtual Doctor of the Day service or call 1.855.344.3800.
- May 2022 Health Services-Calendar
- May 2022 Health Services at a glance
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Supports, Food & Supplies
FNHA Public Health Nurses are willing to run prescriptions down to Lytton for anyone (Indigenous or not) during this situation. People need to have their prescriptions faxed to the Pharmasave in Lillooet and then they must call Jeanette at the FNHA reception to let her know a prescription needs picking up: 250-455-2715.
Canadian Red Cross Supports
You can find more information about the services and support offered by the Red Cross at www.redcross.ca/how-we-help/current-emergency-responses/2021-british-columbia-fires.
Connect with a Case Manager
The first step in accessing supports is to connect with a Case Manager. Request a Case Manager by calling the Red Cross at 1-800-863-6582, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am. to 4:30 pm, or email BCRecoverySupport@redcross.ca. After your initial request, a dedicated Case Manager will call you to provide basic information and book a private and confidential appointment.
Your Case Manager can provide personalized supports that help you in your recovery. This assistance may include:
- Assistance in moving through your recovery process and making informed steps and decisions towards your personal recovery plan
- Helping you to understand the options and steps involved in returning home and the repair, rebuild, or relocation process
- Supporting you with completing forms and working through processes (sorting papers, obtaining permits, etc.)
- Suggesting referrals to other services and provide culturally appropriate connections (legal advice, financial advice, mental health, and supportive community connections, etc.)
- Sharing useful information and resources
- Providing financial assistance to eligible households
Red Cross Bulletins
Additional Red Cross Resources:
The following documents can also be acquired in hard copy at the Resiliency Centre:
- Canadian Red Cross Guide to Wildfire Recovery for information on what to expect and do after experiencing a wildfire.
- Canadian Red Cross Guidebook to Wellbeing in Recovery: for information to help people understand the reactions they – or someone they know – may be experiencing as a result of the wildfires. It contains practical advice, numbers to call and websites to visit if they need extra information or support. Following an emergency, it’s important to remember that help is available.
- Canadian Red Cross Guide to Recovery for Parents and Caregivers which includes more detailed information geared specifically to parents and caregivers.
Register with B.C. Emergency Support Services
Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Services
Dedicated Service Canada Line
Mental Health Supports
Canadian Mental Health Association: For links to support and resources in your area.
Canadian Psychological Association: For links to important information and psychologists in your area.
Canadian Association of Social Workers: To find a social worker in your area. 1-855-729-CASW (2279)
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association: To find a certified (registered) counsellor in your area.
2-1-1: Call 211 for community-based health and social services.
Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention: For links to crisis centres in your province or territory.
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310
Public Health Agency of Canada: For additional supportive resources and links to your provincial and territorial health ministry.
Insurance and Additional Living Expenses
Supports for Local Businesses
Accessing Canada Post Services
Virtual Wellness Exchange
To learn more about the Virtual Wellness Exchange, click here.
If you’re interested in registering for the virtual wellness sessions, please fill out this form.