Difference between revisions of "Where to Get Help for A Death in Your Family"

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===Canada.ca===
 
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===Consumer Protection BC===
 
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:Lower Mainland: 604-660-7745  
 
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===Last Post Fund===
 
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===Memorial Society of BC===
 
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===Vital Statistics Agency===
 
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:Victoria: 250-952-2681  
 
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Revision as of 12:34, 13 December 2019

This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by Helen Low, QC and Nicco Bautista in January 2017.

BC Bereavement Helpline

A non-profit society that helps people in BC cope with grief.

Lower Mainland: 604-738-9950
Toll-free: 1-877-779-2223
contact@bcbh.ca
[http:s//www.bcbereavementhelpline.com/ bcbereavementhelpline.com]

BC Funeral Association

A non-profit, membership organization that provides information about funeral services in BC.

Toll-free: 1-800-665-3899
info@bcfunerals.com
[http:s//www.bcfunerals.com bcfunerals.com]

BC Transplant

A provincial health agency that oversees all aspects of organ donation and transplantation in BC, including the BC Organ Donor Registry.

Lower Mainland: 604-877-2240
Toll-free: 1-800-663-6189
info@bct.phsa.ca
[http:s//www.transplant.bc.ca/ transplant.bc.ca]

Canada.ca

The section “Following a Death” includes information about federal benefits available and steps to take after a loved one has died.

Toll-free: 1-800-622-6232
Toll-free TTY: 1-800-926-9105
canada.ca

Consumer Protection BC

Handles complaints about funeral homes, cemeteries, or crematoriums in BC.

Toll-free: 1-888-564-9963
info@consumerprotectionbc.ca
consumerprotectionbc.ca

Coroners Service of BC

Appointed officials who investigate all unnatural, sudden or unexpected deaths in BC.

Lower Mainland: 604-660-7745
CoronerRequest@gov.bc.ca
gov.bc.ca/coroners

Last Post Fund

A non-profit society that delivers a Veterans Affairs Canada program providing funeral and burial benefits for eligible Canadian and Allied veterans.

Toll-free: 1-800-465-7113
info@lastpost.ca
[http:s//www.lastpostfund.ca/ lastpostfund.ca]

Memorial Society of BC

A non-profit society that helps to plan funerals that are simple, dignified and affordable.

Toll-free: 1-888-816-5902
mail@memorialsocietybc.org
memorialsocietybc.org

Society of Notaries Public of BC

A notary public can assist with notarizing a death certificate and providing information about wills and estates. The Society of Notaries Public of BC offers a list of notaries in the province.

Lower Mainland: 604-681-4516
Toll-free: 1-800-663-0343
[http:s//www.notaries.bc.ca/home/index.rails notaries.bc.ca]

Vital Statistics Agency

A government agency responsible for the registration of deaths in British Columbia.

Victoria: 250-952-2681
Toll-free: 1-888-876-1633
[http:s//gov.bc.ca/vitalstatistics gov.bc.ca/vitalstatistics]



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