Government & Public Agencies
Medical Services Plan BC (MSP)
MSP application forms are available Lumby Health Centre. For information, please visit their website: Medical Service Plan (MSP) or call 1-800-663-1700. Residents of BC are required by law, to enrol themselves, their spouse and children in this plan.
Interior Health Authority (I.H.A.) – Interior Health is on Facebook
Looking for a form? Service Canada provides a great search tool.
The BC Government Directory provides an easy way to search for forms and information.
Health Canada – is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Public Health Canada – To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.
BC Ministry of Health – Provides information about health issues and provincial health care system, such as primary health care, Medical Services Plan and Pharmacare
Immunize BC – Providing solid, evidence-based information on immunization to individuals as well as health and immunization providers, along with tools to make it easier for BC families to get immunized and spread the word.
BC Centre for Disease Control – The BCCDC provides provincial and national leadership in public health through surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation services.
Canadian Blood Services – Find a blood donor clinic near you today! Or call: 1-800-236-6283
Canadian Cancer Society – Peer support, cancer information, summer camps, information on obtaining financial aid, and other programs.
Counselling & Crisis
Women’s Transition House – The Vernon Women’s Transition House is contracted to provide 25 beds to women and children who are seeking refuge from relationship violence. There is supportive counselling available and advocacy…
People in Need Crisis Line – From the grass roots beginnings the focus has always been on ‘people first’. If you are in need of support, call… CRISIS LINE: 1-888-353-CARE (353-2273).
Hospice Society – The North Okanagan Hospice Society provides professional and volunteer services to the terminally ill and bereaved.
MedicAlert ID – This registered charity provides personal identification devices (ID) registered with a 24-hour emergency hotline. This provides first responders with your critical information they need in case you are in an emergency situation. Toll free 1-866-679-3225
Parking Permit Program (for people with disabilities) – Pick up application form at Lumby Health Centre or The People Place, #107 3402 27th Ave, Vernon, B.C. Toll free 1-877-288-1088