Welcome to the           GABRIOLA             AUXILIARY



Our mission is to support health care programs and patient comfort services on Gabriola Island such as Meals on Wheels and Drivers to Doctors.

The Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care Society (Gabriola Auxiliary, for short) is a non-profit organization incorporated under the Societies' Act of British Columbia, and a member of the British Columbia Association of Health Care Auxiliaries (BCAHA).

The GABE shop Welcomes You!

       Urgently  Needed


                for our

        Drivers to Doctors                       Program

           Can you help?

Call Marni Laird for info ph: 250-713-8018.

The Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care is looking for volunteers to work at The GABE Shop. Shifts are three hours and you can work once a week or once a month. No previous retail experience required, training provided. We are a pretty relaxed crew and like to laugh.
Come down to the shop and ask for Carol if you'd like to know more.

January 17, 2016

Happy New Year and welcome to the The Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care Society Website.

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About Us

The BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries was established in 1945 to promote education, leadership, effective communication, and high standards of performance as key factors in member Auxiliaries’ success. Currently, BCAHA’s member auxiliaries in BC represent more than 6,254 adult volunteers and 350 youth volunteers. In 2018, member Auxiliaries devoted more than 1,235,634 volunteer hours and donated more than $9,946,000 to purchase much-needed healthcare equipment at the local level, and to enhance the care and comfort of patients and their families.

We keep our members knowledgeable with timely information and resource material through our website, a regular newsletter and face-to-face interaction at the local and provincial levels, including annual provincial and regional annual general meetings and conferences.

By Mail

200-1333 West Broadway
Vancouver B.C.
V6H 4C6

By Phone


For urgent matters
please call Helen Carkner, Executive Director

By Email


Have you heard about           F.E.T.C.H. ?


For Everything That's Community Health


     It is a website   



-where you can learn about all the services on Gabriola Island that support community health and wellness


-visit the website to learn what resources there are currently on the island to meet you and your family's needs


Watch FetchBC

Gabriola Island Video

'A GP For Me'

Mission Statement....”To support community health education, healthcare and patient comfort services on Gabriola Island.”

Mother's Day Tea 2019