Crisis Centres Serving British Columbia

If you are in crisis now please call any of the crisis line numbers listed below 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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC

Serves all of Northern BC from the Alberta border to Haida Gwaii and from Quesnel to the Yukon border
24/7 Crisis Line: 250-563-1214 or 1-888-562-1214
310 Mental Health: 310-6789

BC Wide Line: 1-800-Suicide (1-800-784-2433)
Youth Line, 4-10 pm, 7 days a week: 250-564-8336 or 1-888-564-8336
Youth Crisis Texting, 4-10pm daily: 250-564-8336

Youth Online Chat, 4-10 pm daily:
5th Floor, 1600-3rd Ave., Prince George, BC V2L 3G6
Business: 250-564-5736
Fax: 250-563-0815 email: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

VictimLINK (Information Services Vancouver)

Serving British Columbia and the Yukon
202-3102 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 3G7
Business: (604) 875-6431
Fax: (604) 660-9415
email: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Vancouver Island Crisis Society

Serving Vancouver Island 24/7
P.O. Box 1118, Nanaimo, BC V9R 6E7
Business: 250-753-2495
Fax: 250-753-2475
email: [email protected]

Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health Referral

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

Province-Wide British Columbia, BC

Crisis 24 hrs: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Business: 250-753-2495
Fax: 250-753-2475

310 Mental Health Support Line (province wide)

Crisis 24 hours: 310-6789

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: [email protected]

KUU-US Crisis Line Society

Serving the entire province of British Columbia. KUU-US Crisis Line Society is the only Aboriginal Crisis Line in B.C.

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention 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:
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
Business: 1-604-872-1811
Fax: 1-604-879-6216
email: [email protected] or [email protected]ca

Fraser Health Crisis Line c/o Options Community Service

Serves All of the Fraser Health region, including Abbotsford, Agassiz, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Hope, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Surrey, and White Rock.
Crisis 24 hrs: 1-877-820-7444
9815-140th Street, Surrey, BC V3T 4M4
Business: 604-584-5811
Fax: 604-584-7628
Email: [email protected]

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: [email protected].ca

CHIMO Services Crisis Intervention Program

Serves Richmond, 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: [email protected]

BC Southern 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

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