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Tax Preparation Clinics in Your Community

  

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The Canada Revenue Agency also lists all the  Community Volunteer Income Tax Program locations in Canada at:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/ndvdls/vlntr/menu-eng.html

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Community Dental Services for Children and Teens

  

Community Dental Services* for Children and Teens
Clinics Providing Dental Treatment with Reduced Fees – updated Oct 1, 2008


Mid Main Community Health Centre Dental Clinic 3998 Main St., Vancouver
www.midmaincommunityhealth.net
604-873-3602
Appointment Required, Complete Dentistry


Reach Centre Dental Clinic: 1145 Commercial, Vancouver
604-254-1331
Appointment Required, Complete Dentistry


UBC Dental Clinic-Faculty of Dentistry 2151 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver,  www.dentistry.ubc.ca/dental_clinic/faq.asp
604-822-2112
Prescreening needed. Must be 5 years or older Treatment by dental students
Basic Dentistry & Orthodontics Student Dentists
Certified Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygiene Programs offering reduced fees for children’s Preventive services. Services may include: x-rays, fissure sealants, polishing and fluoride treatments. Dental hygiene programs also include scaling and root planing.


University of the Fraser Valley Certified Dental Assisting Program Registered Dental Hygiene Program
45635 Yale Road, Chilliwack, V2P 6T4 www.ufv.ca
604-795-2829


Douglas College – Certified Dental Assistant Program 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster,V3M 5Z5
604-527-5464


CDI College- Certified Dental Assisting Program 101 – 4603 Kingsway , Burnaby 9180 King George Highway, Surrey
604-437-8585 604-585-8585


VCC Certified Dental Assisting Program 250 W. Pender St., Vancouver
604-443-8499


MTI Certified Dental Assisting Program 100-6446 Nelson Ave, Burnaby, V5H 3J5
604-437-6030


* Please call each facility for appointment times and hours of service. Ask if the facility offers reduced fees. Call the BC Dental Association @ 604-736-7202 for further listings
For information on dental + optical coverage for low income families call BC Healthy Kids Program 1-866-866-0800 press 4 then 2 www.eia.gov.bc.ca/bchealthy kids/


Compiled by Fraserhealth Community Dental Health Programs:
Delta: 604-507-5400, North Surrey: 604-587-7900, Langley: 604-539-2900, Abbotsford: 604-864-3400, Chilliwack: 604-702-4900, Burnaby: 604-918-7605, New Westminister/Tricities: 604-949-7200, Maple Ridge: 604-476-7000 For long distance, call Service BC 1-800-663-7867 and ask to be transferred to the closest health unit listed

Community Dental Services for Adults

  

Community Dental Services* for Adults
Clinics Providing Dental Treatment with Reduced Fees—Oct 1, 2008

Mid Main Community Health Centre 3998 Main St., Vancouver
www.midmaincommunityhealth.net
604-873-3602
Appointment required
Complete Dentistry


Reach Centre Dental Clinic: 1145 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
604-254-1331
Appointment required
Complete Dentistry


Vancouver Native Health Society 455 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
604- 255-9766
Fridays + Mondays only -drop ins, no appts. Starts 9:00 am, clinic closes at noon
Emergency and basic dentistry for relief of pain


UBC Dental Clinic-Faculty of Dentistry Specialty Clinic
2199 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver  www.dentistry.ubc.ca/dental_clinic/faq.asp
604-822-2112
Treatment by faculty dentists Appointment required for prescreening Open Sept – June
Specialty clinic (TMJ, orthodontics, endodontics – root canals, surgical extractions, implants)


UBC Dental Clinic- General Dentistry Emergency Dental Clinic 2151 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver
604 –822-2112,604-822-6917
Treatment by dental students Appointments must be made 2 working days in advance. Only 5 appointments taken each day
General dentistry – Sept to June

Emergency clinic Vancouver Community College (VCC) Dental Hygiene Program 250 W. Pender St., Vancouver

VCC Denturist Program
604-443-8499, 604-443-8500
Pre-screening done in Sept. and January Appointment required – Denturist program – for the public – reduced fees. Treatment by denturist students
Scaling, root planning, polishing, fluoride and x-rays (Sept. to June) Treatment by Dental Hygiene students, Low cost dentures: complete and partials dentures, repairs and relines


Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene 3030 East Broadway, Vancouver, V5M 1Z4
604-215-7611
Appointment required
Scaling, root planning, polishing, fluoride, and x-rays Treatment by Dental Hygiene students


University of the Fraser Valley www.ufv.ca Registered Dental Hygiene Program 45635 Yale Road, Chilliwack, V2P 6T4
604-795-2829
Free screening appointment required. Call for details.
Scaling, root planing, polishing, fluoride, fissure sealants and x-rays Treatment by Dental Hygiene students


* Please call each facility for appointment times and hours of service. Ask the facility if they offer reduced fees. Looking for a dentist? Ask friends or family, look in the Super Pages or call the BC Dental Association @ 604-736-7202


Some seniors are eligible for dental coverage through the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA); call 1-866-522-2122 for details.


Ministry of Human Resources clients – may be eligible for emergency or regular dental coverage – call your ministry worker or their office
Compiled by Fraserhealth Community Dental Health Programs
Delta: 604-507-5400, North Surrey: 604-587-7900, Langley: 604-539-2900, Abbotsford: 604-864-3400, Chilliwack: 604-702-4900, Burnaby: 604-918-7605, New Westminister/Tricities: 604-949-7200, Maple Ridge: 604-476-7000. For long distance call “Service BC” 1-800-663-7867 and ask to be transferred to a listed health unit

Need Information? Check out the Red Book Online

  

The Red Book online is a compendium of human services available in the lower mainland of British Columbia. Check it out, it is chock full of information.