In Support of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Band
We grieve with the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc band at the devastating confirmation of the remains 215 of their missing children who were forced to attend the Kamloops Indian Residential School from 1890 – 1978. Our hearts are with all Indigenous communities still searching for their missing children.
For more information and to read the Statement from the Office of the Chief, Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir, click here.
Call for support:
- Residential school survivor crisis line open 24 hours a day / 7 days a week: 1-800-721-0066
CAMPBELL RIVER HEAD INJURY SUPPORT SOCIETY
The breathtaking community of Campbell River is world-renown for a few things. Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, it is a short 1.5 hour drive from Nanaimo, and boasts pristine scenery and wildlife, snow-capped mountains, and claims the title of Salmon Capital of Canada. This thriving city is on the Salish Sea and has an abundance of Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye Salmon; residents and visitors can enjoy fishing year-round.
In addition to low crime and low unemployment rates, this city ensures its community members thrive by providing important services. In particular, the Campbell River Head Injury Support Society (CRHISS) serves nearly five hundred survivors of brain injury and their families with programs, supports, advocacy, education, and housing.
CRHISS considers their staff and clients to be one big family. Their approach is client-centred, meaning the goals and desires of the person and / or families they serve is at the forefront of all decisions and planning.
To read about CRHISS’ programs and housing, click here.
Fraser Valley Brain Injury Golf Classic – Early Bird Registration Deadline – August 15, 2021
Early Bird Registration Deadline for the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association (FVBIA) Annual Brain Injury Golf Classic is August 15, 2021.
Please contact Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association at 604-557-1913, 1-866-557-1913 (toll-free) or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To find information on the registration package and golf details, click here.
To register online, please click here.
Between the Lines: Stories of Brain Injury Survivors
We hope you are enjoying the journey of Tony Mok, family man and stroke survivor.
In the sixth and final installment of Between the Lines, Tony wants to share one last piece of advice for brain injury survivors: lean into what you love.
Click here to read more.
If you would like to begin with the first segment, click here.