Abbotsford Meeting Last Monday of each month Note:due to the holiday season there is no meeting in December Next meeting: Monday January 31, 2011
Location – Abbotsford Hospital 3rd Floor Lounge Head in the main doors of the hospital .. take your first right just before the info desk, go to the elevators and go up to the 3rd floor… turn right off of the elevators to the lounge and you will find us there. Group Facilitator- Brenda Dondo email@example.com
Campbell River Support Group (meetings are suspended for the moment). Campbell Rv people looking for WLS info can contact Jennifer MacLeod phone me at home 250-923-7687 or cell 250-203-0043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chilliwack WLS Support Group Starting Saturday January 16, 2010 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. This group will meet every month on the third Saturday.
Location: Private Home. To receive meeting address, call Phone: 778-552-6900 or email email@example.com
This group is for anyone who is involved in weight losss surgery. From people who are interested in learning about WLS surgery in BC and the options that are available to them, to people who are currently on a surgeons wait-list and people who have had surgery and are looking to share and support others, on their journey while also receiving support from others. We are all in this together!
Courtenay WLS Support Group meets the last Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8 pm at 1831 Hawk Drive Courtenay. For more info contact Bonnie at 250-334-3757. or firstname.lastname@example.org. Spouses or family members welcome to attend.
Duncan Weight Loss Surgery Support Group meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm, at the Sands Reception Centre, 187 Trunk Road. Parking is available beside the main building (access off Trunk) AND/OR on Ypres St. A map link is below. There are some stairs, but if you park beside the main building you can walk along the front of the reception building and will have less stairs to climb. Our meetings are worth the workout! Even though the facility is free to use we do ask for a $1 donation to be made – funds will be put towards our Annual Duncan WLS Summer BBQ and printing fees for the contact lists. For more information contact Cathy Wagner. Email: email@example.com or Jean, 250-748-0332 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kamloops Support Group meets 5PM every third Wed of the month at Frick and Frack on 6th and Victoria St. Everyone is welcome. The contact person is Sharon. Her email is email@example.com
Kelowna Bariatric Support Group We are back at Rose Ave. Meeting Room at Kelowna Hospital on the second Saturday of every month. 12 noon until 2 pm. Unstructured meetings offering support and sharing of information. If you need information or directions, contact Vicki at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kitimat Support Group meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at 2pm at Kitimat General Hospital in the multi-purpose room. For more info please email. email@example.com or call Melissa: 250-632-1156 and leave a message.
Langley Support Group First Saturday of each month – Next meeting – Saturday January 8 , 10 am (due to holidays) Location – Langley Hospital Conference Room 3 Group Facilitator- Brenda Dondo firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission Weight Loss Support Group meets the second Saturday of each month at the Mission Memorial Hospital in Conference Room #3 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Contact Brian at: Wbrian@shaw.ca or my Phone # is 604-820-4777
Nanaimo Weight Loss Support Group meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm at the Inn on the Lake (near north town centre) in Nanaimo. You can contact either Lisa Bolitho at 743-6224 or email@example.com or Christie Foyers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nanaimo Pro-Active Support Group meets for walks, swimming, aquacise, gym, chatting and even shopping! There is currently no set schedule for any of these activities, but EVERYONE at every fitness level is welcome to join us. If you are uncomfortable with group situations I would be happy to meet with you, one-on-one, as well. Please contact Shari Lychak for more information about current activities or to suggest some new ones. 250-729-4183 email@example.com .Alternate contact is: Leeann Berkopec, firstname.lastname@example.org. 753-7038
New Westminster and Area Support Group meets the last Thursday of the month at 7pm . For location and specific date for each month contact Barb. Totally casual, laid back and comfortable. For info contact, Barb Simpson – email here at: NWWLS@yahoo.ca
Northern BC WLS Support Group meets in Prince George. Contact Becky at email@example.com for more details.
Port Alberni WLS Support Group - We don’t have official dates/times set for meetings, because of the lack of interest of people. If you ARE however interested in meeting with Amanda, BeckyB or Leah, please contact Amanda at 724-5329 ONLY if you are serious about the meeting. Please be considerate and notify Amanda if you say you are coming, and can’t make it. This helps by giving us a chance to change the date and saves us from wondering where everybody is! Thank you!
Power River Weight Loss Support Group meets every 3rd Monday at 7:00 pm at 3621 Manitoba Ave (off Quesnel by Grief Point School). For further information, please contact Michelle at 604-485-5705.
Sooke Support Group meets every 3rd Monday of the month at 6767 Burr Rd, Sooke. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. For further information, please call Nichole at 250-642-0652 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver – (May 2010) We are starting a weight loss surgery support meeting in Vancouver. We will meet the first Thursday of every month from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. First meeting will be June 3rd. We have just been given a meeting room space in Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital in Vancouver – Sister Germaine Roy Conference Room. You come into the Prince Edward Entrance to the building take the elevator up to the 1st floor, turn left walk down a few doorways to your right and that is where we will meet.
There is paid parking its $1.75 per half hour, there is some street parking as well.
Anyone needing directions or that has questions can email me at email@example.com, Suzanne
Victoria Lap Band Support Group
2011 Schedule: Victoria General Hospital — 4th Wednesday of each month (except January and February)
Take the North tower elevator or stairs down to the 1st floor. Turn left at the cafeteria and we are in the glass rooms. Room 1814 + 1815.
Time: 6:30-8:00 PM Parking:$2.75 coin or credit car
The dates are: Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 28, Apr 25, May 23, Jun 27, Jul 25, Aug 22, Sep 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 26 (? It is a Stat)
. *Pay parking is required.
We are a support group for gastric band patients. Our group welcomes contemplating, pre-op, post–op, long term band patients and support persons. If you have any questions please feel free to email Barb at firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria Surgical Weight Loss Support Group meets the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon in Begbie Hall on the Royal Jubilee Hospital grounds (the hospital is at the corner of Fort and Richmond Streets).
A few tips:
* Begbie Hall is past old emergency entrance @ the Jubilee; turn into old emerg then quick right turn * Begbie Hall is a brick building (1006 Richmond Street) * It’s “pay parking”
For further information you ca contact the group’s facilitators:
Victoria – Westshore Support Group. *Pay parking is required.
For further information you can contact the group’s moderator(s): Shantel Kristiansen email@example.com phone number is 778-977-5477 or Helen Sheremeta 250-386-0478 email is: firstname.lastname@example.org