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[Program] FirstLink Dementia Helpline

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Click HERE to visit Alzheimer Society of BC webpage to learn more

If you have questions about Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, call the Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s First Link® Dementia Helpline for information and support (toll-free):

  • English: 1-800-936-6033 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
  • Cantonese and Mandarin: 1-833-674-5007 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu: 1-833-674-5003 (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

About the First Link® Dementia Helpline

The First Link® Dementia Helpline is for anyone affected by dementia, whether professionally or personally. Helpline staff give people the support they need, when they need it.

Through the First Link® Dementia Helpline, some of the topics you can learn about include:

  • General information about dementia.
  • Getting the diagnosis.
  • Progression of the disease, including its effect on communication and behaviour.
  • Personal planning.
  • Maintaining independence.
  • Providing care and support.
  • Resources available in your community, including support groups and upcoming education workshops.
  • Information about making your organization or community dementia friendly.

Every call to the helpline is confidential. Review the privacy statement.

Download First Link® brochures for people affected by dementia or health-care providers.

  • Location

    British Columbia

  • Organization

    Alzheimer Society BC


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