Canada Wide Youth Resources

Youth Help Phone 1 800 668 6868

CMHA, The Canadian Mental Health Association 24-hour helpline: 1-833 456-4566.

Trans Life Line (peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers):  1-877-330-6366

LGBT Youth Line (peer support for 2SLGBTQ+ youth 29 and under) phone: 1-800-268-9688 | text: 647-694-4275

Trevor Project: lifeline 1-866-488-7386; trevorspace.org (online peer support for LGBTQ+ youth 12-24 years old)

BC Resources

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

BC Crisis Centre Call: 1-800-784-2433 (toll-free), 604-872-3311 (Vancouver) or chat.

Seniors Distress Line : 604-872-1234

Access and Assessment Centre – Joseph and Rosalie Segal Centre: non-suicidal mental health crisis; 17+ or referred by adult, facilities currently under restricted visitation due to Covid19; 604-675-3700

Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 686868, explain the situation; chat with trained crisis worker

VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

Women Against Violence Against Women: 24-hour crisis line: 604- 255-6344; toll-free: 1-877-392-7582

Battered Women’s Support Services : 24-hour crisis line: 604-687-1867, toll-free at 1-855-687-1868

BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 604-682-6482

VictimLink BC: support and referrals for Victims of hate crimes/violence; 24/7 toll-free line: 1-800-563-0808

Islamophobia Legal Assistance Hotline : free confidential legal advice 604-343-3828

 

ADDICTIONS SUPPORT

Smart Recovery BC: daily secular meetings (moved online due to Covid19), 778-323-3165

Narcotics Anonymous help line: 604-873-1018 (meetings moved online due to Covid19)

Alcoholics Anonymous: 24-hour support line: 604- 434-3933

Problem Gambling Help Line: 1-888-795-6111

 

INDIGENOUS RESOURCES

Kuu-us: 24/7 provincial crisis line for Indigenous people: 1-800-588-8717

Hope For Wellness: 24/7 counselling services for Indigenous people: 1-855-242-3310; online chat 

 

SEX WORKER SUPPORT

PACE society: drop-ins Monday-Thursday 10: 30am-4:30pm @ 148 W Hastings

WISH foundation: overnight drop-ins daily, 6pm12pm @ 334 Alexander Street

 

YOUTH RESOURCES

The Foundry: Currently offering virtual drop-in counselling services for youth 12-24 years old

Broadway Youth Resource Center: 13-24 years old; connect with support workers, get a hot meal; drop-in 2-7pm @ 2455 Fraser Street

REACH Clinic: remains open throughout Covid19, access to healthcare with no ID  and referrals for youth under 25 years;  @ 1145 Commercial Drive

Online crisis chat for youth (noon until 1am)

 

BEREAVEMENT

BC Bereavement help line: weekdays 9am5pm, 604-738-9950; toll-free 1-877-779-2223

 

DISABILITY RESOURCES

Disability resource network of BC

 

EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT

Vancouver Anti-Anorexia and Anti-Bulimia League: 24/7 help line: 604-731-7304

Mediate BC: 800 Hornby Street, 604-684-1300