Transportation Tuesdays

Are you a senior or a person on disability without transportation?

Is getting to Nanaimo a major challenge?

The Circle of Care Program at People for a Healthy Community (PHC) will be offering rides on Tuesdays to Nanaimo.

A rotation of volunteers will drive to doctor’s appointments or for shopping.

  • Departure on the 10:05 am ferry with the aim to return on the 2:30 pm ferry.
  • Driver’s will contact participants to arrange drop off and pick up and discuss travel plans.
  • minimum $5 charge for gas plus passenger fare. Please bring your TAP form (“pink slip”) for medical appointments.

Contact the PHC Seniors Resource Centre for more details: 250-325-2273
or email:



Who will speak for you in the event of illness or injury?

Speak Up Now!

Advance Care Planning Workshop

 Directing Your Health Care

Thursday, May 16 at 3 p.m.

The Women’s Institute

BC’s law has recently changed. If you have not prepared a written declaration of your wishes, health care decisions may be made without regard for your personal choices.

 Facilitator Judy Hancock Holland, with Nanaimo Hospice Society, will give a presentation to explain the regulations of this end-of-life issue and lead a discussion on Advance Care Planning.

 For more information or to register, contact the PHC Community Resource Centre at 325-2273 or

Comfort on Computers

People for a Healthy Community is running a 4-week course called Comfort on Computers at the PHC Community Resource Centre.

Date: ongoing 4 week sessions  • Call for dates
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm

Instructor Denise Leduc, a professional teacher specializing in Teaching Technology,  offers hands-on instruction in computer basics.

Denise  responds to individual needs, whether it’s how to bank online, how to send an email or how to Skype with your family.

The class is limited to 4 spaces. This allows for individual attention for all participants.

There is a  waiting list for future sessions.

If you are interested, call the PHC Community Resource Centre: 325-2273  or email: