Community Services

Better Business Bureau
Contact: Danielle Primrose
404-788 Beatty Street Vancouver BC V6B 2M1 Work Phone: 604-682-2711 Website: http://mbc.bbb.org

Biographical Info

Reporting agency.

Categories: Community Services
Better Business Bureau Vancouver Island, including Powell River
Contact: Rosalind Scott
220-1175 Cook Street Victoria BC V8V 4A1 Work Phone: 604-386-2367 Website: http://vi.bbb.org

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Reporting Agency.

Categories: Community Services
Business in Vancouver Media Group
Contact: Michelle Myers
303-West 5th Avenue Vancouver BC V5Y 1J6 Work Phone: 604-688-2398 Website: http://biv.com

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Publisher of the Visitors Choice Sunshine Coast guide, a high quality tourist magazine offering useful information about attractions, events, accommodations and more.

Categories: Community Services
Camber College
Contact: Clas Huntebrinker
204-4750 Joyce Avenue Powell River BC V8A 3B6 Work Phone: 604-485-5115 Work Fax: 604-485-5180 Website: http://cambercollege.com

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ESL Education.

Categories: Community Services
Carlson Community Club
Contact: Tyler Lambert
4463 Joyce Avenue Powell River BC V8A 3A8 Work Phone: 604-485-4571

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Non-profit social club that is available to all members of the community.

Categories: Community Services
City of Powell River
Contact: Jessica Lefort – Executive Assistant/ Russell Brewer – CAO
6910 Duncan Street Powell River BC V8A 1V4 Work Phone: 604-485-8615 Website: http://powellriver.ca

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City Hall. Local governing body of Powell River, including the Mayor and Council.

Categories: Community Services
City of Powell River-Economic Development
Contact: Scott Randolph
6910 Duncan Street Powell River BC V8A 1V4 Work Phone: 604-485-8653 Website: http://powellriver.ca

Biographical Info

Economic development in Powell River.

Categories: Community Services
Clarity Safety Solutions
Contact: Donald William Foort
7236 Jordan Street Powell River BC V8A 1N1 Work Phone: 604-414-4572 Website: http://claritysafetysolutions.com

Biographical Info

Clarity Safety Solutions takes pride in its commitment to the health and safety/first aid profession.

Categories: Business Services, Community Services
Coastal Rides qathet Region
Contact: Sue Bossley
Cell Phone: 604-353-2717 Website: https://coastalrides.ca

Biographical Info

Coastal Rides is the first ride-hailing service on the Sunshine Coast. Through the Coastal Rides app, we deliver a world-class experience while providing a local service that meets the needs of our community. Coastal Rides operates on the Sunshine Coast, in the Comox Valley, and in Prince George. By working with local drivers and transportation companies in the communities we service, we are striving to provide safe, affordable and sustainable transportation service.

Categories: Community Services
Community Futures of the Powell River Region
Contact: Allison Boulanger
200 – 4717 Marine Avenue Powell River BC V8A 2L2 Work Phone: 604-485-7901 Website: http://prfutures.ca

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Community Futures Powell River is a not-for-profit community business financing organization created to support small and medium sized enterprises. In addition to our loans program, we initiate and partner in a variety of community economic development projects.

Categories: Business Services, Community Services
CUPE 798
Contact: Graham Tonks
6274 Walnut St. Powell River BC V8A 4K5 Work Phone: 604-414-8059

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Non-profit organization.

Categories: Community Services
Eagle Locksmithing
Contact: Trevor Formosa
6105 Lund St. Powell River BC V8A 4T1 Work Phone: 604-485-6441 Website: https://eaglelocksmith.ca/

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Servicing residential and commercial customers. Vehicle lockouts; sales

Categories: Community Services
eLeadership Academy
Contact: Cheryl Milne & Sandra McDowell
3850 Trail Place Powell River BC V8A 5L3 Work Phone: 604-398-4015

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Offering two engaging online programs (eLEAD & eCOACH) for organizations and individuals looking to increase leadership and coaching capacity and effectiveness, while leveraging the benefits of web-based faculty led training.

Categories: Business Services, Community Services
Inclusion Powell River
Contact: Lilla Tipton
201- 4675 Marine Avenue Powell River BC V8A 2L2 Work Phone: 604-485-6411 Website: http://inclusionpr.ca

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Creating a community where everyone belongs by supporting and engaging people of all ages and abilities. We offer child development services, an outdoor-based preschool program, day programming and residential support for adults with disabilities, employment support, and in-community support for seniors.

Categories: Community Services
Indigenous Delivery Corp
Contact: David Moon
PO Box 142 Powell River BC V8A 4Z5 Cell Phone: 604-414-9701

Biographical Info

Local delivery service.

Categories: Community Services
Lifecycle Housing Society
Contact: Diana Collicutt
32-4949 Ontario Street Powell River BC V8A 5T7 Work Phone: 604-485-6006 Website: http://lifecyclehousing.com

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Provides affordable housing units in the Powell River Region.

Categories: Accommodation, Community Services
LIFT Community Services (formerly PREP)
Contact: Stuart Holder
218 – 6975 Alberni Street Powell River BC V8A 2B8 Work Phone: 604-485-2004 Website: https://liftcommunityservices.org/

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Not-for-profit agency that provides support and advocacy for people in need in Powell River.

Categories: Community Services
Marine Avenue Business Association
Contact: Karyne Bailey
4703 Marine Avenue Powell River BC V8A 2L2 Work Phone: 604-483-9454

Biographical Info

THE MARINE AVENUE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (MABA) is a collaboration of Powell River businesses that formed in March 1993 with the intention of drawing more people to Marine Avenue.

Categories: Community Services, Marketing & Communications
Maryna Gray, Teacher
Contact: Maryna Gray
4-3870 Joyce Avenue Powell River BC V8A2Z1 Work Phone: 604-485-7045

Biographical Info

Teacher.

Categories: Community Services
Nicholas Simons-NDP MLA
Contact: Nicholas Simons
#109-4675 Marine Avenue Powell River BC V8A 2L2 Work Phone: 604-485-1249 Cell Phone: 604-414-5087 Website: http://leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/members/41st-parliment/simons-nicholas

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Government.

Categories: Community Services
Powell River Brain Injury Society
Contact: Debbie Dee
101-7020 Duncan Street Powell River BC V8A 1V9 Work Phone: 604-485-6065 Website: http://braininjurysociety.ca

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Providing service and support for persons living with a brain injury. Public and school education.

Categories: Community Services, Health & Wellness
Powell River Child Youth and Family Services Society
Contact: Heather Gordon-Young
7105 Nootka Street Powell River BC V8A 5E3 Work Phone: 604-485-3090 Website: http://prcyfss.com

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Non-profit society and registered charity, providing programs and support services for young people and their families.

Categories: Community Services
Powell River Community First Aid Team
Contact: Larry Gemmil
5402 Laburnum Ave Powell River BC V8A 4M6 Work Phone: 604-483-9854

Biographical Info

Volunteers provide Primary First Aid at local community events.

Categories: Community Services, Health & Wellness
Powell River Educational Services Society (PRESS)
Contact: Jay Yule
4351 Ontario Street Powell River BC V8A 1V3 Work Phone: 604-414-2616 Website: http://www.pressbc.com

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Provides educational and trades training opportunities in partnership with public and private schools, government, business and post secondary education.

Categories: Community Services
Powell River Professional Firefighters
Contact: Mitch Green
6965 Courtenay Street Powell River BC V8A 1X6 Work Phone: 604-485-4431 Website: http://powellriverfirefighters.ca

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IAFF Local 1298 Union

Categories: Community Services
Powell River Public Library
Contact: Rebecca Burbank
6975 Alberni Street Powell River BC V8A 2B8 Work Phone: 604-485-4796 Website: http://powellriverlibrary.ca

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Public library where you can find books, services, programs and more.

Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Services, Marketing & Communications
Powell River Salmon Society
Contact: Shane Dobler
5775 Ash Avenue Powell River BC V8A 4R3 Work Phone: 604-483-9440 Website: http://prsalmon.org

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Salmon Enhancement and education.

Categories: Community Services
qathet Regional District
Contact: Al Radke
202-4675 Marine Avenue Powell River BC V8A 2L2 Work Phone: 604-485-2260 Website: http://www.qathet.ca

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Local Government

Categories: Community Services
Service Canada
7061 Duncan Street Powell River BC V8A 2K6 Work Phone: 1-800-622-6232 Website: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca

Biographical Info

Get quick, easy access to the Government of Canada’s most requested services and information.

Categories: Business Services, Community Services
United Way
P.O. Box 370 Powell River BC V8A 5C2 Work Phone: 604-485-2132 Website: http://www.unitedwayofpowellriver.ca/

Biographical Info

Since 1976, the Powell River & District United Way has been operating locally as a trusted charity and community partner. Alongside countless partners and supporters, we raise funds, mobilize volunteers, and advocate for change to improve lives and build community right here in Powell River and qathet RD.

Categories: Community Services
Vancouver Island University-Powell River Campus
Contact: Greg Cran
100-7085 Nootka Street Powell River BC V8A 3C6 Work Phone: 604-485-2878 Website: http://pr.viu.ca

Biographical Info

University campus offering a number of courses.

Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Community Services
Volunteer Powell River
Contact: Jadye
Box 370 Powell River BC V8A 5C2 Work Phone: 604-485-2132 Website: http://unitedwayofpowellriver.ca

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Aims to promote and develop volunteering as a key element to a stronger and healthier community.

Categories: Community Services