Emergency Contacts

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911 – All Emergencies

B.C. Ambulance Service  911 staffed with paramedics 24/7 on Bowen. Ambulance services are a billable charge. Ensure your house number is clearly visible at night and ideally have someone on the main road directing the ambulance to your home.

Poison Control

604-682-5050

Suicide Counselling

1-800-784-2433

Help Line  211

211 is a confidential, multilingual telephone and texting service that provides free information and referral to a full range of community, social, and government services, and operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Elder Abuse and Neglect

604-904-6200

North Shore Crisis Service

24 hr. crisis line for women and children who are victims of abuse. They provide shelter, counselling and a variety of other services. 604-987-3374 – www.nscss.net

Emergency Support Services on Bowen

Carolyn McDonald, Bowen Island ESS Director
BowenESS@bimbc.ca
604 947-2517

HealthLink BC – 811

Talk to a nurse, dietician or pharmacist for any health concern 24 hrs a day.
Also available for deaf and hearing impaired at 711
www.healthlinkbc.ca

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