Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program

The Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coordinator assists children, youth and their families as well as school personnel on issues of alcohol and drug prevention. This service is based on British Columbia's School Based Prevention Model. The Prevention Coordinator provides primary prevention, early intervention and community development within the school district and community at large. Referrals can be accessed in the following way:

  • School personnel
  • Self referrals
  • Other community agencies
  • Parents/guardians

The Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coordinator is Rachel Hrynyuk and can by reached at Westview Learning Centre at (604) 485-5257, or New Life Counseling at (604) 485-3234.