Support Links

CRISIS LINES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
NORTHERN BC

Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre for Northern BC (Prince George)

5th Floor, 1600 – 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3G6
Serves from Quesnel, north to the Yukon border inclusive.
www.northernbccrisissuicide.ca
250-563-1214 Crisis 24 hrs
250-564-8336 Youth Line 4-11 pm
1-888-562-1214 Crisis 24 hrs
1-888-564-8336 Youth Line 4-11 pm
(youth line call forwards to 24-hour line after hours)
www.northernyouthonline.ca youth online chat
FRASER VALLEY

Central Fraser Valley Telecare Crisis Line (Abbotsford)

P.O. Box 8000-451, Abbotsford, BC V2S 6H1
www.telecarebc.com
604-852-9099 Crisis 24 hours

Fraser Health Crisis Line (Surrey)

c/o OPTIONS Surrey Community Services
9815 – 140 Street, Surrey, BC V3T 4M4
Serves the Fraser Health Region: Burnaby to
Boston Bar.
www.scss.ca/fraser-health-crisis-line
604-951-8855 Crisis 24 hours
1-877-820-7444 Toll Free
BC INTERIOR

Interior Crisis Line Network – Crisis Line: 1-888-353-CARE (2273)

The following five crisis lines form the Interior Crisis Line Network.
Their service territory is defined by Interior Health Authority.

  • Williams Lake Crisis Line
    c/o CMHA – Cariboo Chilcotin Branch, 51 – 4th Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1J6
  • Kelowna Crisis Line
    c/o Kelowna Community Resources, 255 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L2
  • Vernon Crisis Line (aka PIN Crisis Line, CMHA, Vernon)
    3100 – 28th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1W3
    http://peopleinneed.ca
  • East Kootenay Crisis Line (Cranbrook)
    c/o CMHA Kootenays, 39 – 13th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 2V4
  • West Kootenay – Boundary Regional Crisis Line (Trail)
    Trail Family & Individual Resource Centre Society, 2079 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 1K7
    http://trailfair.ca/ProgramPages/CLine.html
VANCOUVER COASTAL

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines (Richmond)

#220-7000 Minoru Blvd
Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5
www.successbc.ca
604-270-8233 Cantonese Help Line 10-10 pm
604-270-8222 Mandarin Help Line 10-10 pm

CHIMO Crisis Services (Richmond)

#120-7000 Minoru Blvd,
Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5
Serves Richmond, South Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen.
www.chimocrisis.com
604-279-7070 Crisis 16 hours (8 am to midnight)

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Vancouver)

763 East Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X8
Serves Vancouver, North Vancouver city & district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Powell River and area, the Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Howe Sound, the Sea to Sky corridor, trough toll free number.
www.crisiscentre.bc.ca
604-872-3311 Crisis 24 hours
604-872-0113 TTY Crisis 24 hours
1-866-661-3311 Crisis 24 hours
1-866-872-0113 TTY Crisis 24 hours
www.youthinbc.com
(One-on-one online chat 12:00 noon to 1:00 am daily serving youth)
www.crisiscentrechat.ca
(12:00 noon to 1:00 am daily serving adults 25 years and older)
VANCOUVER ISLAND

Vancouver Island Crisis Society (Nanaimo)

P.O. Box 1118
Nanaimo, BC V9R 6E7
Serves all areas covered by Island Health, including Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
Vancouver Island Crisis Line 1-888-494-3888
24 hours/7 days a week
www.vicrisis.ca
Crisis Chat for all ages from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm dailyPublic access point for the local Mental Health Crisis Response Teams in all Vancouver Island communities.

SUICIDE INFORMATION

American Association of Suicidology www.suicidology.org
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention www.afsp.org
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention www.casp-acps.ca
International Association for Suicide Prevention www.iasp.info
Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC) www.siec.ca

SURVIVOR SITES

Suicide Awareness/Voices of Education www.save.org
Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network www.afsp.org/advocacy-public-policy/become-an-advocate/suicide-prevention-advocacy-network

YOUTH SEEKING HELP

mindcheck.ca www.mindcheck.ca

MENTAL HEALTH

Anxiety Disorders Association of BC www.anxietybc.com
BC Nurses Line 811 or www.health.gov.bc.ca/cpa/1-800.html
Canadian Mental Health Association -BC www.cmha-bc.org
VIHA Resource Information http://www.viha.ca/mhas/resources.htm#crisis
Lower Mainland Resource Information 211
(about the service: www.bc211.ca)

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