Support Services & Programs




Legal Advocacy Program

 
Abbotsford Community Services

Phone:604-859-7681

2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford, British Columbia   V2S 3S9
This program provides assistance to agricultural workers with legal issues related to employment. This includes filing appeals, attending hearings, interviews, filling out forms and explaining written letters or decisions clients may receive. Languages offered: Punjabi and Hindi

No cost - self referral.

Contact: (604) 859-7681 Local 307
 
Email:
Website:http://www.abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

 



Lifeline

 
John Howard Society of the Fraser Valley

Phone:604-852-1226

Maggie Aronoff
Unit 1 1653 Salton Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia   V2S 7P2
Lifeline is a peer support program for lifers and prisoners with indeterminate sentences. Our team of inreach workers provide one-to-one and group support to individuals facing lengthy sentences. Our programs are about building healthy relationships based on integrity, accountability and responsibility.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.jhsfv.com

 



Lunch with the Bunch

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
Lunch is served on the third Thursday of each month for $8.00. 11:30 to 1 pm. at Carrington House, 32700 7th Avenue. Pre registration is required.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Managing Hearing Loss (Speech-reading Course)

 
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, BC Chapter

Phone:604-795-9238 or 1-866-888-2442

Suite 101 9300 Nowell Street
Chilliwack, British Columbia   V2P 4V7
This program is designed for hard of hearing individuals to better understand normal conversation. When you communicate effectively, you will regain your self-confidence, begin to relax, enjoy conversing again and cope effectively with your hearing loss at home, at work and at play.
 
Email:
Website:http://chha-bc.org/

 



Meals on Wheels Program

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
Meals on Wheels provide low-cost, hot, noon-time meals delivered by volunteers every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, (except on statutory holidays). On Fridays frozen meals are also available on order. All meals are prepared locally. Cost per meal is $6.00. Meals can be delivered to seniors, handicapped, chronically ill, convalescents, or working persons confined to their offices. Standing orders or temporary service is available.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Medical Transportation Program

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
Screened volunteers will provide Medical Transportation from Mission to as far east as Chilliwack and as far west as Vancouver. This service is available to seniors and low income families. Clients of the Ministry of Housing & Social Development and the Department of Veteran Affairs may have their costs covered if eligible and pre-approved. Authorization from their workers is required. Drivers will be compensated for the mileage and out-of-pocket expenses by clients. Forty-eight hours (48) notice is necessary.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Men's Walking Group

 
Mission Hospice Society

Phone:604-826-2235

Ruth Fearn, Interim Director
32180 Hillcrest Ave
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1L2
An ongoing support for men who have experienced the death of a loved one.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.missionhospice.bc.ca

 



Mental Health Services

 
Mission Mental Health Centre

Phone:604-814-5600

Suite 101 33070 5th Ave
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1V5
Provides a range of supportive services for adults and seniors with a mental health disorder, both in individual work and in group settings. This includes a range of disorders, including early psychosis, depression, schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, dementia, etc. Office hours are Mondays - Fridays between 8:30 - 4:30. Self-referrals are accepted.
 

 



Mission 4 Kids Family Place

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
Parents, volunteers and staff provide a mixture of structured and unstructured play and social activities for young children (0-6) to engage in, with other children and adults, while in the company of their parent or caregiver. A quarterly brochure of events is available. Please contact Cindy Corney at 604-826-3323.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Mission Adopt-A-Block Society

 
Adopt A Block - Mission

Phone:604-826-9423

Adopt A Block Coordinator
P.O. Box 3245
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 4J4
Volunteer litter control program; 'adopt' a block in your neighbourhood to help prevent and reduce litter, with Adopt-A-Block's support. Information online at: www.missionadoptblock.com
 
Email:
Website:http://www.missionadoptablock.com

 



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