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Interior Health has provided updated information on health care resources for Lytton.
- Health Services at a glance
- 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. Open Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm.
- In partnership with IH, the Lillooet Friendship Centre Society, has recently opened five new transition stabilizations beds in Lillooet that are available to individuals in surrounding communities, including Lytton. Transition and stabilization beds provide a safe transition space for people experiencing complex substance-use challenges who do not have a stable place and need vital support following withdrawal management.
If you need immediate emergency care:
- Go to the Lillooet Hospital Emergency department, located at 951 Murray Street; or
- Ashcroft Care Centre, 700 Ash-Cache Creek Hwy, Monday to Sunday: 8 am to 8 pm
If your need is not an emergency, but you need to see or speak to a physician, nurse practitioner or nurse:
- Contact Health Link BC at 8-1-1 to speak to a nurse
- Virtual Dr. of the Day – call 1-855-344-3800 or click on link below
- Contact the Cottonwood Medical Clinic Mon-Fri 1-604-476-9705 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact the Lillooet Medical Clinic at 250-256-7505
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.
The feedback inbox is CRCFeedback3@redcross.ca
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
- Canadian Red Cross Guidebook to Wellbeing in Recovery
- Canadian Red Cross Guide to Recovery for Parents and Caregivers
Ryan Deneault is the United Way’s community engagement specialist for the Lytton area. Contact Ryan at email@example.com or 250-299-1593.
Mental Health Supports
Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention for Indigenous people by phone or online chat. Call toll-free 1-855-242-3310 or start a confidential chat with a counsellor at hopeforwellness.ca.
Kuu-Us Crisis Line Society provides crisis services for Indigenous people across BC. Adults/Elders line 250-723-4050; youth line 250-723-2040. Or call toll free 1-800-588-8717 or visit kuu-uscrisisline.com.
Wellness Together Canada offers free mental health support, available 24/7. Immediate crisis support is available by texting 741741. More info at wellnesstogether.ca
Here are additional mental health supports:
- Canadian Mental Health Association: Links to support and resources in your area.
- Canadian Psychological Association: Links to 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.
Virtual Wellness Exchange
See the current dates, visit lytton.ca/updates/wellness-exchange/
Insurance and Additional Living Expenses
Supports for Local Businesses
Dedicated Service Canada Line