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United Way and bc211 Bring Provincial Access to Services

United Way and bc211 Bring Provincial Access to Services

There are hundreds of programs and services available across the province to help people with a wide variety of issues. These include services specifically designed to help seniors or those caring for them; programs for parents, children and youth; services for people dealing with addictions; and help […]

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A Perfect Storm? – Call or Text 211

A Perfect Storm? – Call or Text 211

 perfect storm noun: a critical or disastrous situation created by a powerful concurrence of factors — merriam-webster.com Many of us in the bc211 region experienced the might of the windstorm that swept through the South Coast on August 29th. BC Hydro estimates that 710,000 —nearly half of […]

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Video Profile: bc211 Connecting People with the Help They Need

Video Profile: bc211 Connecting People with the Help They Need

bc211 has produced nine video profiles of community-based organizations whose work is making an impact in the community. We launch the series with a look at bc211. In this video we present bc211 and an overview of the work we do. Executive Director Bob Prenovost, Information & […]

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Richmond: A Community Snapshot

Richmond: A Community Snapshot

bc211 presented a Community Snapshot to the City of Richmond in which we highlighted some of the findings around calls we received and referrals we made related to Richmond in 2014. Following is an overview of findings for Richmond calls we received from January 2014 to April […]

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A Year on the Sunshine Coast

A Year on the Sunshine Coast

A Retrospective of Sunshine Coast Call Data In March 2014, bc211 expanded to the Sunshine Coast, broadening the territory reached by service. Now people from Earls Cove to Hope, and from Lillooet to White Rock can access information and referrals to resources in their community by simply […]

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Thousands Assisted. For Free.

Thousands Assisted. For Free.

Is bc211 still relevant? In these highly-connected times it’s tempting to assume that information needs are being met more than ever before. In 2012 Statistics Canada declared that 83% of Canadian households had internet access at home1. We have the internet and we have smartphones and tablets; […]

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