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ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION Looking for a nurturing, holistic, creative way to educate your child? Learn more about the Pemberton Alternative Education Cooperative. Call 604-894-5589 to find out more about the fall programs at ‘The Learning Centre.’

THE ALTA LAKE SCHOOL Whistler’s Waldorf School - Pre-school to Grade 8. The school is dedicated to nurturing the child’s capacity of wonder, reverence, and responsibility while providing a curriculum of the highest quality. Find out why Waldorf education is the fastest growing non-sectarian educational movement worldwide. Call 604-932-1885 or e-mail

GLEN EDEN SCHOOl Glen Eden is a non-profit independent school committed to maximizing the potential of youth with complex educational needs, from those who "learn differently" to athletes requiring flexibility. Call Tama-Lynn at 604-905-8241 or e-mail

L’ÉCOLE LA PASSERELLE French education is offered all day from Kindergarten to grade 7 to eligible children in the elementary level at the Spring Creek Community School. The office is located downstairs. Call 604-932-9602.

WHISTLER ADULT LEARNING CENTRE Designed for students who are returning to school. Students are able to acquire their high school diploma, improve previous marks or take specific courses to meet post-secondary requirements. Call 604-905-4654.

WHISTLER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEARNING COMMUNITIES Upscale Executive Boardroom for your next meetings available. All classes held at the Chamber, 2nd floor of Visitor Information Centre. Call Jaime at 604-932-5922 x10 or e-mail to enrol. The manager workshop series which offers a number of courses from leadership to inspiring your staff to managing performance and holding effective meetings will take place from Sept. 26 until Oct. 19. Each course is $99.

Sept. 10 - St. John Ambulance, Emergency Childhood Care, $87

Sept. 30 - FoodSafe One, $99 + GST


BABY/CHILD HEALTH CLINICS Free routine Immunizations and newly licensed vaccines for purchase, growth and development assessments and plenty of age appropriate resources available. By appointment, call 604-932-3202.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT Have you recently suffered the loss of a loved one? If you are interested in a bereavement support group contact Whistler Community Services at 604-932-0113.

CRISIS STABILIZATION TEAM If you are experiencing a mental health crisis don’t go through it alone. Call the Sea to Sky Stabilization Team at 1-866-892-6365.

DISORDERED EATING SUPPORT GROUP Whistler Community Services will be conducting an 8-week support group aimed at providing a safe and secure environment for women to discuss issues surrounding food and body image. To join the group and for more info please contact Sheila Sherkat (Counsellor) at 604 938 4519.

DRUG/ALCOHOL INFORMATION & COUNSELLING Do you experience difficulties related to your drug/alcohol use? Call for information and counselling; youth and adults welcome. 604-938-3354 or 604-894-6101 in Pemberton, no charge.

HEALTHY PREGNANCY OUTREACH PROGRAM Learn how to prepare healthy affordable meals at this outreach program. Participation also includes guest speakers and discussions on a variety of topics about pregnancy. Call Sea to Sky Community Services Society at 604-894-6101.

OSTEOPOROSIS SUPPORT GROUP Would you like to become part of a support group to deal with osteoporosis? Call Morgan at 604-935.1947 or e-mail

PEARL’S PLACE TRANSITION HOUSE Call toll-free 1-877-890-5711, or 604-892-5711 in Squamish, direct to support workers available to listen to and support women experiencing abuse. The shelter can house seven women and children.

SAFE HEALTHY SEXUALITY CLINIC Free HIV testing. Birth control counselling and supplies, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy counselling and other professional services at a reduced cost. Confidentiality assured. SAFE — Coast Garibaldi Health unit, second floor, Whistler Health Care Centre, 4380 Lorimer Road, 604-932-3202. Clinic open Tuesday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The Pemberton SAFE Clinic offers birth control counselling and supplies. Open every second and fourth Monday of the month at the Pemberton Health Centre, 1403 Portage Road from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Call 604-894-6367.

SUPPORT COUNSELLING For women regarding abuse and relationship issues. Call Sharon Smillie at 604-938-3354 or 604-894-6101 in Pemberton, no charge.

TRAVEL CLINICS Free routine immunizations and travel counselling. Travel vaccines available. By appointment, call the Health Unit at 604-932-3202 or 604-894-6939.

VICTIM SERVICES Victim Services assists victims, witnesses, family members or friends who are directly affected by any criminal act or traumatic event. The staff and volunteers provide information on the rights of the victim and offer emotional support. Call 604-905-1969.

WHISTLER COMMUNITY SERVICES This local non-profit organization provides health and wellness programs and support services to Whistler residents. Call 604-932-0113 for info or visit Office hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Myrtle Philip school.

WHISTLER HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION The Foundation is a not for profit organization with a mandate to raise funds and awareness in support of capital equipment, facilities and services for the Whistler Health Care Centre. There is an ongoing need for volunteers in the Foundation. For info call Donna at 604-932-1987.

WHISTLER YOUTH OUTREACH WORKERS Whistler Community Services Society. Private or group confidential support for young adults, ages 17-27, facing challenges with alcohol and drugs, anger management, employment, suicide, homesickness, mental and physical health, conflict or poverty. Call Greg (cell) at 604-938-3902 or at MY Place, 604-935-8187 or Claire at 604-902-0670.