Self-Management BC

Self-Management BC provides support for people living with chronic diseases such as diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, heart, kidney and lung diseases, arthritis, lupus, Parkinson, MS, etc. We offer:
- COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS (Diabetes, Chronic Pain, Chronic Conditions, Cancer: Thriving & Surviving) that are led by peer leaders and run for 2.5 hours for 6 weeks.
- HEALCH COACH PROGRAM that involves volunteer health coaches providing weekly 30 minutes telephone coaching for 3 – 6 months for individuals wanting to improve their confidence and motivation to become healthier. Individuals are paired with coaches based on gender and possibly shared chronic conditions.
- ONLINE WORKSHOPS (Chronic Conditions) that are flexible, self-paced, available 24/7.

Address / Contact Info

University of Victoria, Institute of Aging & Lifelong Health
Ste 210, 4907 Chisholm St Delta, BCV4K 2K6

Phone Numbers

Main line: (604) 940-1273
Toll Free: 1-866-902-3767

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Service Details

Regional Centres ServedGabriola, Gabriola Island, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Parksville, Vancouver, Victoria
Program fee0.00
Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional
Referral criteriaLiving with at least one chronic condition
How to applyCall: 604-940-1273/ 1866-902-3767
Email: selfmgmt@uvic.ca
Check www.selfmanagementbc.ca for available community workshops nearest to you and register.
Age ranges servedadult 20+, senior 55+, senior 65+
Currently accepting new patients / clientsCurrently accepting new patients / clients
Languages spokenEnglish, French, Panjabi (Punjabi), Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino), Spanish, Hindi

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This program was last updated on: 15 Jan 2018.