British Columbia

 

311Crisis Centres Serving British Columbia

If you are in crisis now please call any of the crisis line numbers listed below (listed inbold, red text), or dial the local emergency telephone number (often 911) in your area.

You can also call if you are not in crisis, seeking additional information. If you come across information in this page which is incorrect, please contact us so we can update it.


Crisis Line Association of BC

  • Association representing 14 crisis lines throughout the province of in BC
  • Contact: Treasurer Elizabeth Newcombe
  • Business: 250-753-2495
  • Fax: 250-753-2475
  • email: elizabeth@vicrisis.ca
  • website: www.crisislines.bc.ca

Canadian Mental Health Association Crisis Line

  • Serving the entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta and USA borders
  • Crisis 24 Hour: 1-888-353-2273
  • 39-13th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC V1C 3H1
  • Business: 250-426-7477
  • Fax: 250-426-2134
  • email: crisisline@cmhakootenays.org

People in Need Crisis Line (CMHA Vernon)

  • Crisis 24 Hour: 1-888-353-2273
  • #3100 – 28th Avenue , Vernon, BC V1T 1W3
  • Business: 250-545-8074
  • Fax: 250-558-9958
  • email: crisisline_ed@shaw.ca

Kelowna Crisis Line

  • Serves Kelowna, Westbank, Winfield, Lakecountry
  • Crisis 24 Hour: 1-888-353-2273
  • Kelowna Community Resources, 255 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6L2
  • Business: 250-763-8008
  • Fax: 250-763-6282
  • email: crisisline@kcr.ca
  • website: http://www.kcr.ca

Crisis Centre for Northern BC

  • (Prevention, Intervention and Information)
  • Serves all of Northern BC north of Quesnel, except the Peace River Country, Fraser Lake, Fort Fraser & Vanderhoof
  • Prince George Crisis, 24 hrs: 250-563-1214
  • Youth Line, 4-11 pm: 250-564-8336
  • Crisis, 24 hrs.: 1-888-562-1214
  • Fraser Lake Crisis Line: 250-699-6315
  • 5th Floor, 1600-3rd Ave., Prince George, BC V2L 3G6
  • Business: 250-564-5736
  • Fax: 250-563-0815
  • email: pgcrisiscentre@telus.net
  • website: http://www.northernbccrisissuicide.ca

Crisis & Counselling Program (Williams Lake)

  • Jubilee Care/CMHA
  • Crisis 24 Hour: 1-888-353-2273
  • 51 – 4th Avenue, Williams Lake, BC V2G 1J6
  • Business: 250-398-8220
  • Fax: 250-392-4456
  • email: janice.breck@cmhawl.org

 


VictimLINK (Information Services Vancouver)


S.A.F.E.R (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education, & Research)

  • Provides counselling for individuals who are in a suicidal crisis, have made a suicide attempt, or are survivors of a suicide death.
  • Intake Worker, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday: 604-675-3985
  • #301-1669 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5N1V9
  • Business: 604-675-3985
  • Fax: 604-879-7463
  • email: dammy.albach@vch.ca

 Vancouver Island Crisis Society

  • Serving Vancouver Island 24/7 at 1-888-494-3888

 

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Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health Referral

  • For suicidal children and youth (18 & under) at risk to suicide.
  • Intake: 604-709-4111
  • Vancouver, BC

 


Burnaby Mental Health and Addictions

  • Burnaby residents seeking counselling for persons in suicidal crisis or support for persons conerns about someone at risk to suicide.
  • Intake: 604-453-1900
  • Burnaby, BC

Province-Wide British Columbia, BC

  • Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-SUICIDE  (1-800-784-2433)
  • Business: 250-753-2495
  • Fax: 250-753-2475
  • website:  www.crisislines.bc.ca

310 Mental Health Support Line (province wide)


North Island Crisis & Counselling Centre Society

  • Crisis 24 hrs: 250-949-6033
  • P.O. Box 5267, Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0
  • Business: 250-949-8333
  • Fax: 250-949-8344
  • email: cparker@island.net

 

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

  • Serving Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino, Bamfield, and West coast of Vancouver Island
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 250-723-4050
  • Teen line: 250-723-2040
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-588-8717
  • P.O. Box 294, Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7Y7
  • Business: 250-726-2323
  • Fax: 250-723-2382
  • email: KUU-Uscrisisresponse@shaw.ca

East Kootenay Crisis Line

  • Serving entire east Kootenay region, from Golden to the Alberta & USA borders
  • Crisis, 24 hrs: 1-888-353-2273
  • c/o CMHA for Kootenays,
  • 39-13th Ave. South Cranbrook, BC V1C 3H1
  • Business: 250-426-5222
  • Fax: 250-426-2134
  • email: cgagnon@cmhakootenays.org

 

Central Fraser Valley Telecare Crisis Line

  • Crisis 24 hrs: 604-852-9099
  • P.O. Box 8000-451, Abbotsford, BC V2S 6H1
  • Business: 604-852-9099
  • Fax: 604-852-4058
  • email: Debbie@iptell.com

 

West Kootenay – Boundary Regional Crisis Line

  • Serves Trail & Rossland, the West Kootenay and Boundary regions, including Nelson, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Christina Lake, New Denver, Nakusp and Salmo
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 1-888-353-2273
  • 2079 Columbia Ave. Trail, BC V1R 1K7
  • Business: 250-364-2326
  • Fax: 250-364-1255
  • email: crisisline@trailfair.ca

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prev’n Centre of BC

  • Serves Vancouver, North Vancouver city & district, Bowen Island, West Vancouver, Burnaby
  • 763 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 1X8
  • Also has online chat for youth: www.youthinbc.com
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 604-872-3311
  • Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 604-872-0113
  • Serving Powell River & area, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton and Howe Sound-the Sea to Sky corridor
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 1-866-661-3311
  • Crisis 24 hrs TTY: 1-866-872-0113

 

Fraser Health  Crisis Line

c/o Options Community Services

  • Serves Surrey, White Rock, Langley and Delta
  • Crisis 24 hrs: 1-877-820-7444
  • 9815-140th Street, Surrey, BC V3T 4M4
  • Business: 604-584-5811
  • Fax: 604-584-7628
  • jackiey@scss.ca

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines

  • Cantonese Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8233
  • Mandarin Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8222
  • #220-700 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5
  • Business: 604-270-8611
  • Fax: 604-270-8611
  • email: Johnson.ma@success.bc.ca

CHIMO Services Crisis Intervention Program

  • Serves Cirhmond, South Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen
  • Crisis 15 hrs (9 am – midnight): 604-279-7070
  • #120-7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond, BC, BC V6Y 3Z5
  • Business: 604-279-7077
  • Fax: 604-279-7075
  • email: chimo@chimocrisis.com

 

 

BC SOUTHERN INTERIORInterior 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