Vancouver Island Mental Health Society
Nanaimo, BC

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Charity information

Contact: Gillian Baker
1 (250) 758-8711
2356 Rosstown Rd., Nanaimo BC, V9T3R7

Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS) is a non-profit charitable organization demonstrating excellence in psychosocial rehabilitation for adults with mental health and addictions concerns, and/or cognitive challenges. We engage communities through programs that promote recovery, social inclusion, safe housing, and public education.

Our Programs:

We operate Gateway House, a 10 bed licensed residence which provides 24/7 support.

We have 2 semi-independent residences housing a total of 13 people who require a moderate amount of support.

We operate Boundary Crescent, a 41 unit supportive housing program.

VIMHS operates a sobering and assessment centre in CAmpbell River - provide a safe place to rest for substance affected individuals.

Our COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM provides education to the larger community regarding mental illness, addictions and homelessness.

Campbell River Sobering Centre - 9-bed facility providing short-term services for those aged 17 and older. Opened July 10, 2017Seniors Connect - project to reduce social isolation of adults 55+