Tools & Resources

Browse the PlanH resource library of publications by category below.

For more PlanH resources visit the following sections:

The Food Security Gateway is a one-stop resource for food security practitioners and others in BC who want to make healthy eating the easy choice and build food-secure communities. The Gateway provides information and links to projects, initiatives and organizations in BC as well as publications, tools, guides, news and events – so that you, too, can contribute to building a healthy BC.
–Provincial Health Services Authority and the Public Health Association of BC

A great collection of resources from the BC Food Security Gateway, such as toolkits, policy papers, and action plans specific to BC. The resource section also includes a small number of non-BC resources that have direct relevance to BC food security.

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The Healthy Built Environment Alliance (HBEA) is a voluntary alliance of organizations from a wide variety of sectors across BC which provides leadership and action for healthier, more livable communities. The purpose of HBEA is to:

Monthly in-store campaigns raise awareness of the risks of alcohol, topics include alcohol and pregnancy, and Get Home Safe programs, which give beer and wine festival organizers the opportunity to distribute free public transit tickets to festival patrons.
– BC Liquor Stores

BCNPHA and registry offers a variety of programs and services to non-profit housing societies to support and strengthen the capacity of the sector, from group insurance and property management, to energy efficiency and capital planning.  

- BC Non-Profit Housing Association

Contains studies, supports to local governments, a benefits catalogue, and information about partners.
– BC Recreation and Parks Association

The BC Seniors' Guide includes information and resources on benefits, healthy living, health services, housing, transportation, personal security, finances, and other services. In addition, there is a listing directory at the end of the guide, and questions in each section to consider as older adults plan to remain as healthy and independent as possible as you grow older. We hope the BC Seniors’ Guide will help aging adults find what they are looking for. 

– Seniors BC

Helps individuals to stop smoking or using other tobacco products by assisting with the cost of smoking cessation aids.
– Ministry of Health

Provides the history of Youth Week in British Columbia, news articles about youth day events throughout British Columbia, and a list of events by community.
– Youth Week British Columbia