The Canadian Red Cross in New Brunswick offers an extensive network of programs and services that actively reach out and serve local communities throughout the province.

Please refer to the list below to locate the services offered in your community.

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Programs & Services in New Brunswick

Community Health Support Services

Community support services provide a wide range of daily services such as Meals on Wheels and transportation to older adults, vulnerable people, and their caregivers. Community support initiatives are unique community offerings to support seniors.

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Emergency & Disaster Services

In partnership with first responders, emergency managers, public officials and in collaboration with other voluntary sector organizations, the Red Cross may provide emergency and disaster services such as emergency lodging; reception and information; emergency food; emergency clothing; personal services and family reunification services.

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First Aid and CPR Training

First aid and CPR training courses for home and babysitters; the workplace; first responders and instructors and training partners.

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Health Equipment Loan Program and Services

Offers mobility, independence and safety to seniors and those recovering from illness or surgery in their own homes. This program operates a number of equipment programs tailored to the specific needs of local communities.

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Home Care Services

The Canadian Red Cross provides in-home community services to help individuals live as independently as possible.

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International Humanitarian Law

The Canadian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law program holds conferences, seminars and training workshops

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Swimming and Water Safety

The Swimming and Water Safety program offers swimming lessons for all ages from preschool to adults.   This program also offers Leadership development training for those interested in becoming a water safety instructor or a Red Cross Training partner.

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Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention

Education is the key to prevention of abuse, bullying, violence and sexual exploitation.  Violence, Bullying & Abuse Prevention programs promote healthier relationships and safer communities through education and partnerships.

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The Red Cross In New Brunswick

Canadian Red Cross New Brunswick Derailment Response

When derailment of a locomotive and 19 of 122 cars of a CN Rail train resulted in fire in several derailed petroleum tank cars forced the evacuation of more than 100 people from homes in a rural area in northwest New Brunswick, a team of Canadian Red Cross disaster volunteers was in place within hours to help.

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