Services available for youth, families, immigrants, seniors and people with disabilities.
Help available for a variety of community and personal concerns.
Services range from hospital care to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services.
This site provides a range of information sheets on a variety of common mental health issues.
HeretoHelp is a group of seven leading B.C. mental health and addictions agencies. They have brochures, fact sheets and toolkits to help you manage mental health problems.
Serves adults in the Fraser Health Region. Available 4:30 - 11 pm Monday - Friday and 1 - 11 pm weekends and holidays.
Free skill-building program designed to help adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood, or stress, with or without anxiety.
www.bouncebackvideo.ca with login code "bbtodaybc"
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair. Available 24/7 and in over 140 languages.
Greater Vancouver: 604-872-3311
BC-wide: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Online service where youth can connect with trained volunteers and staff online rather than by phone.
Provides counselling for people who are feeling suicidal or have attempted suicide, support and education for those concerned about loved ones at risk for suicide, and counselling for those who have lost someone to suicide.
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Their main focus is to support LGBTQ2S+ and Allied youth in the Fraser Valley. They also provide education & awareness programming such as community based events, local advocacy, and presentations.
“BC’s queer resource centre” offers information, referrals and free counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, intersex, queer and questioning youth.
Peer support, information and referrals over the phone for anyone in BC.
Mon-Fri 7-10 p.m.
Toll free (in BC): 1-800-566-1170
Health centre locations in Vancouver, New West, Surrey, and Abbotsford. Men’s sexual health testing, counselling, sexual health education, and social and volunteer opportunities.
“Trans Care BC supports the delivery of equitable and accessible care, surgical planning, and peer and community support for trans people across the province.”
“This project aims to disseminate human rights information that is accurate, accessible, and relevant to the safety and well-being of trans and gender-diverse individuals and their supportive allies across British Columbia."
This is a group that meets monthly in Abbotsford, for transgender and nonbinary individuals and/or their family and loved ones. It is a free facilitated discussion and info-sharing group, and a great safe place to seek out information and wisdom specific to your personal situation or that of your family.
Not an all-encompassing list, but the basics are here with simple and clear definitions.
A violence and abuse prevention program from the Red Cross.
Information and Support for All Victims of Crime.
Receives reports of child abuse or neglect.
Crisis line available 24/7 to self-identified women offering immediate emotional support, information and referrals as well as hospital accompaniment.
Crisis line: 604-255-6344
Toll free: 1-877-392-7583
Information, counselling and education services for male survivors of sexual abuse.
Service for people across B.C. needing help with any kind of substance abuse issue 24 hours a day.
Lower Mainland: (604) 660-9382
Canadian site with lots of information about addiction issues.
A help-line and website for anyone who is affected by their own or another’s gambling habit.
Toll-free line: 1-888-795-6111
Toll-free information line for the public about eating disorders that serves individuals with disordered eating issues, as well as their families, friends and health professionals.
Toll-free line: 1-800-665-1822
Lower Mainland: (604) 806-9000
Online peer support chat for individuals experiencing disordered eating, weight or body image issues. Ask an Expert web form for questions about eating disorders, with a personalized private response via email from a Registered Clinical Counsellor. Residential care program located in Vancouver for young men and women (17-24) suffering from an eating disorder.
This questionnaire is from New York University.
Operates 60 clinics across BC which provide non-judgmental birth control counselling and low cost contraceptives and supplies, STI and Pap testing, pregnancy testing and options counseling as well as general sexual health information and referrals. Services offered for all genders, all orientations and all ages. Also operates the Sex Sense sexual health and information service weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. over the phone.
Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Toll free (in BC): 1-800-SEX-SENSE (1-800-739-7376)
Health centre that offers a range of services for gay men: STI testing, Rapid HIV testing, Early HIV testing, Professional Counselling, Change Advocates and sexual health education.
Abbotsford Health Centre
104-34194 Marshall Road
Monday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
604-488-1001 or 778-988-1946
Canadian website that provides credible sexual information.