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All Emergencies   

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Medical Non emergency (urgent)


Police Non Emergency

call 250 539 2155 

Health Centre
Fernhill Road,

526 Felix Jack Road
Phone - 2312
Fax - 3215





Dr. Juliana Losier
Office hours - Wed/Thur/Friday every week

Contact the Health Centre

PO Box 120,
526 Felix Jack Road,
Mayne Island, BC

Phone: 250 539 2312
Fax: 250 539 3215

After hours for urgent problems only: 1-800-866-5602
If it is an emergency, please call 911

'The Doctor's and First Call Nurse's Office/ On Call Schedule
(PDF format)

has been moved to the Mayne Island Health Association website. Click here to see the Monthly Schedules

Schedules are in pdf format
Download Adobe Acrobat here.


Nurse Practioner

250-539-2312 (practising out of the Health Centre)
9 am - 5 pm Mon, Tues & Wed

First Call Nurse

see schedule
Pager 1-800-866-5602 (after hours)

Blood clinic

7:30 - 10:30 Wednesdays. Phone 250-539- 2312 for appointment.

Massage Therapist

Meadow Dove Lang - 250-539-3776

Massage Therapist

Kim Fairall


Barbara Judd - 425-512-4678


Dr. Sean O. Laidley - 1-800-716-2996


Jennifer Bentham. At the Health Centre, every Sunday 9 am -5 pm. Phone: 1-250-884-9565

Home Nursing Care

Collette Lagace - 250-539-5103

Assisted Living

May McKenzie - 250-539-2530


none at this time


none at this time

Public Health Nurse

Julie Duhame - 250-539-3099
comes once a month on a Monday. To book an appointment for Baby Clinic call 250 539 3099

Foot Reflexologist

Certified, Donna Williams........250-539-3693

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Ariel Jones is a licensed and practicing Naturopathic Doctor. She offers care to residents and visitors of Mayne Island. Naturopathic doctors are certified to treat using herbal medicine, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, intravenous vitamin therapy and pharmaceutical medication. Special interest in chronic pain, digestive issues, hormonal and skin problems, anxiety + depression, insomnia + stress related issues and cancer. or call (604) 785-0578.

CRD - Sidney Health Unit



  Mayne Island Health Directory in PDF format

Mayne Island Fire House

Volunteer Firefighters - group of Mayne Islanders who are dedicated to protecting and serving our community, our friends, and neighbors. We are 22 + individuals of all ages and backgrounds, who, for some reason, willingly rush toward a burning building that everyone else is rushing away from!

Salt Spring Community Services - 1-250-537-9971
provides counselling for adults, couples, families, and students; counselling for alcohol and drugs and prevention services ; mental health services.  All services are for residents of Mayne, Pender, Galiano, Saturna, and Salt Spring islands

Mayne Island Helpline -  on island  - 250 539 5925
information and referral service.

Child & Family Counsellor
Kirsty Chalmers (call for an appt.).........................250-222-0025

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counsellor
(self referral - call for appointment).......................1-250-538-4849  

Homesupport Services Society  -  1-888-993-2299 (Beacon Community Services) provides Home Support workers to the Southern Gulf Islands

Mayne Island Food Cupboard - The food bank has been replaced by the Food Cupboard. If you know someone in need of food contact the following.
Contacts: Pat - 5519  Janet - 9876

Alcoholics Anonymous  - 1-604-418-3846


THE VICTORIA HUMAN EXCHANGE SOCIETY has Branches on SaltSpring Island and Mayne Island. This totally volunteer non-profit society supports people who are working hard to solve their own problems. In this fragile economy, anyone can become homeless or unemployed almost overnight. The society encourages those who are still comfortably off to share gifts with those who are homeless, jobless and otherwised disadvantaged.

The society is grassroots, building the model of support around each persons's needs and challenges rather than fitting persons into an institutional model.
* special concern for people in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions
& people with mental illness; provides liaison to community agencies who provide therapy and 12 step programs.
* shared accommodations initiatives include Grandma's House on Salt Spring Island; as well as Bittancourt Manor & Fran Thibeau House in Sidney.

Note that Gulf Islanders may stay at the Sidney or Salt Spring Houses at $15.00 a night in an emergency. Regular monthly rates for these three houses are $375.00 --$400.00 single (incl.utilities and some basic foods and supplies). No pets/ No storage. Definitely no drugs or alcohol.


  • St Joseph's Roman Catholic Mission Parish -  (at St. Mary Magdalene Church) - Contact Acolyte: George DeBeers (250) 539-5220

  • St Mary Magdalene Church (Anglican) - Contact Wardens: Pat Gasston (250) 539-5519 & Jim Moore (250) 539-5832

Mayne Island Recycling Centre   -  open 10am to 2 pm on Wednesdays,  and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays.

Islands Trust  -   in 1974 the Government of British Columbia enacted special protective legislation entitled the Islands Trust Act.   The Act states that the object of the Islands Trust is to:
"...preserve and protect the trust area and its unique amenities and environment for the
     benefit of the residents of the trust area and of British Columbia generally, in
     cooperation with municipalities, regional districts, improvement districts, other persons
     and organizations and the government of British Columbia

Local Island Trustees

Mayne Island Courier - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9921.

Mayne Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Elizabeth Jahren  -  539-5195
Small animal veterinary service on Mayne and Galiano.

Commissioner For Taking Affidavits in British Columbia (No Fee for Service) - Dereck Atha - 250 539-2531



Salt Spring Community Services - 1-250-537-9971
provides general and crisis counselling for adults, couples, families, and students; counselling for alcohol and drugs and prevention services ; mental health services.  All services are for residents of Mayne, Pender, Galiano, Saturna, and Salt Spring islands.  Gulf Island residents are welcome to come for confidential counselling on Salt Spring Island.

Vancouver Island Crisis Line also serves Mayne Island.  1-888-494-3888  a service for youth to access if they have any questions or issues they would like to talk about.  There is an online chat with youth volunteers, moderated forums, and an access point to professional youth counsellors. 

Salt Spring Transition House - 1-250-537-0735
24 hour crisis line provides general and crisis counselling for adults, couples, families, and students; counselling for alcohol and drugs and prevention services; mental health services. Safe house for women and children fleeing abuse.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Hotline - 1-800-444-9999 - if you need to talk to somone.
Information and Referral -  1-800-663-1441
Hotline, Information and Referral - in Sidney at Beacon Plaza Mall (250) 655-4402

Ministry of Children & Family Development  - for toll free, call 1 800 663 7867 and ask to speak to 250 390 5454

Employment & Income Assistance - for toll free, call 1 800 663 7867 and ask to speak to 250 390 6254

Beacon Community Services. -  9860 3rd St. Sidney, BC. V8L 4R2 - 1 888 993 2299 / 250-656-0134

Beacon Employment Services  -  as above - 1 888 993 2299

Beacon Volunteer Services - 2321 Beacon Avenue,  SIDNEY, BC V8L 1W9  - 1 800 655 4402
provides volunteer drivers from the ferry for medical and related treatment to the Peninsula and the Greater Victoria Area.  Need 48 hours notice. Must register for the program. Gulf Island residents can work as volunteers. Free income tax filing for low income families. Information and referral service. Help with filling out government forms, including (SAFER) Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters.

Short Term Housing for Stranded Gulf Islanders
There is now a house in Sidney, sponsored by the Victoria Human Exchange Society, that can offer short term accommodation to stranded Gulf Islanders.  Apart from the need to stay in town because of medical emergencies, there is also the need to stay over while attending college courses, workshops or even cultural events.   A donation is requested of 10.00 per night/per single;  15.00 per night/per couple.  More info can be obtained by phoning 5310 or in Sidney 656-0958.  or page 1-800-691-9366



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