Resources

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HELP CARD The Community HELP CARD has been updated.   CLICK HERE for a printable pdf. Here for a Smithers Navigators pdf.    Any updates for future revisions can be sent to bvsocialplanning@gmail.com 7 months 1 week ago
Concerns Facing youth report BVSPS has done a series of youth surveys identifying youth concerns in the Bulkley Valley Here are some of the reports Here and Here  7 months 1 week ago
Community Capacity Project re Homelessness. BVSPS is working to contribute to creating a more compassionate and caring trauma informed culturally sensitive community. The first step is to foster an understanding of the impact of trauma and early childhood experiences on mental health, physical health, addictions, and poverty. Full... 11 months 3 weeks ago
Acknowledging Witsuwit’en territory: A Speaking guide The main purpose of this information booklet is to provide community members with a protocol that respectfully acknowledges the traditional Witsuwit’en territories (yin tah) when hosting events. This protocol serves to acknowledge the importance of our shared sense of space and place and to... 1 year 5 months ago
ALL EYES ON WITSUWIT’EN During a time when all eyes are suddenly on the Witsuwit'en, and on our small community, there is much need for education, respectful dialogue and reflection. The Bridging Committee's intention for this publication is to provide a stepping off point for those wishing to better ... 2 years 9 months ago
Covid 19 business mental health and social services support COVID19 Social Services COVID19 Mental Health   COVID19 Business Resources Key Medical Info Related to COVID19 Northern Health Covid19 related resources: https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/coronavirus-information-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-resources PHO Orders... 3 years 4 months ago
2018 Report of Homeless Counts in B.C. In spring of 2018, the Province of British Columbia funded homeless counts in 12 B.C. communities. The Homelessness Services Association of BC, Urban Matters and the BC Non-profit Housing Association coordinated these counts and combined the results with available data from 12 additional counts and... 6 years 3 months ago
Smithers Community Vitality Report  Northern Health and the Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society undertook a project to answer precisely that question. It’s called “Community Vitality: How Do We Measure Progress?” and this report card is one of its outcomes. You can see the full report here 8 years 5 months ago
PARTNERING FOR HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES (P4HC) - “COMMUNITY VITALITY – HOW DO WE MEASURE PROGRESS?” There is an emerging understanding of the importance of creating healthier communities, yet we have few tools to comprehensively measure progress in this regard. In the absence of such tools, many rely on simplistic progress indicators that have limited if any relationship with community wellbeing... 9 years 3 months ago
BULKLEY VALLEY FOOD SECURITY FORUM - SUMMARY REPORT On Friday May 19th, 2017 a select group of local government representatives, First Nations, Provincial Government employees, Food Supply Chain representatives, Farmers, Service organizations and empowered food security individuals met at The Old Church in Smithers to discuss personal and community... 10 years 3 months ago
BULKLEY VALLEY FOOD SECURITY FORUM - SUMMARY REPORT On Friday May 19th, 2017 a select group of local government representatives, First Nations, Provincial Government employees, Food Supply Chain representatives, Farmers, Service organizations and empowered food security individuals met at The Old Church in Smithers to discuss personal and community... 10 years 3 months ago
COMMUNITY ISSUES FORUMS BVSPS Community Social Health Networking Event was held  on November 29, 2012 Priority Issues were identified https://smithersdirectory.com/sites/default/files/BVSPS_Community_Social_Health_Networking_Event_-_Community_Priorities_-_2012-11-29_0.pdf   12 years 3 months ago
ACCESSIBILITY "Let’s Talk: A Facilitated Discussion on Making Your Community More Accessible - Final Report"   This report documents “Let’s Talk: A Facilitated Discussion on Making Your Community More Accessible” which was held in Smithers, BC in October 2007 in conjunction with SPARC BC’s annual Board... 17 years 3 months ago
SMITHERS COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN Many people living in the Bulkley Valley enjoy outstanding quality of life. Surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, Smithers and Bulkley Valley offers world class recreational opportunities in vibrant community settings. Unfortunately, like many other Canadian communities, we also share a variety... 17 years 3 months ago
SMITHERS QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH PROJECT Project Overview The project was started in 2001 with funding from the Vancouver Foundation and commitment from diverse community groups. From the start we wanted the process to be as important as the final product (big survey results). The process was to bring the community together around the... 23 years 3 months ago
POVERTY IN SMITHERS SOME FACES; SOME FACTS (1996) Bulkley Valley Healthy Communities Committee & The Determinants of Health - The Bulkley Valley Health Communities Committee (BVHCC) is part of a national and global network of organizations committed to achieving health for all citizens.  The local committee has been active since the late... 28 years 3 months ago