MEDIA ADVISORY - bc211.ca expands across the province thanks to United Way

Teleconference: June 14, 10:15 am PST

VANCOUVER, June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - When you're vulnerable, the right connection can save your life.

bc211.ca and United Ways across B.C. are proud to announce the provincial expansion of the online help service so that people right across the province can get the support they need when they need it.

bc211.ca is an online information service that is an up-to-date, reliable gateway to community, social, non-clinical health and government services. The service directory database includes over 12,000 current entries that help people with for example:

  • Employment support
  • Mental health and addiction services
  • Housing and homelessness

Who:
Nathan Wright, Executive Director, bc211.ca
Michael McKnight, President & CEO, United Way of the Lower Mainland

What:
Provincial expansion of bc211.ca

Where:
Teleconference, Wednesday, June 14 10:15 am11:00 am.
Dial: 1-888-289-4573
Access code: 8527248

NOTE: 30 second radio PSAs, a 30 second TV PSA, social media shareables and backgrounders are available for download at http://www.uwlm.ca/bc211provincial

SOURCE United Way of the Lower Mainland

For further information: Media contact: Jennifer Young, United Way of the Lower Mainland, 604.268.1333 cell: 604.309.3937, E: jennifery@uwlm.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.uwlm.ca

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