In the case of danger or emergency call 911 immediately. Here we provide additional support and resources to help educate, heal and support women in B.C.
Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Service: This service is available to people across BC needing help with any kind of substance abuse issues 24 hours a day. It provides information and referral to education, prevention and treatment services and regulatory agencies. Lower Mainland: 604-660-9382 Toll-free: 1-800-663-1441
HealthLink BC:Confidential health information and advice available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Phone: 811 Deaf or hearing-impaired (TTY): 711
Crisis intervention & suicide prevention: (BC crisis lines)Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide. Toll-free: if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be. Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) Mental health support: for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health. Call 310-6789 (no need to dial area code)
Kids Help Phone: Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency. Toll-free:1-800-668-6868
Victim Link BC: is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across B.C. and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808.
Youth in BC Distress Line: 24-Hour Distress Line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis. 1.866.661.3311
Problem Gambling Help Line: The Problem Gambling Help Line is a province-wide information and referral service for anyone who is adversely affected by their own, or another's gambling habits. 1.888.795.6111 (Deaf and hard of hearing callers call collect: 604.875.0885)
The KUU-US Crisis Line:is a resource for suicide prevention for Aboriginal people on Vancouver Island and in the province of British Columbia. Help is available 24 hours a day. If you are facing a crisis, call antime. Adult Crisis Line: 250-723-4050 Youth Crisis Line: 250-723-2040 Vancouver Island and through the Province of BC: 1-800-588-8717
PFLAG Canada: 24/7 support. Provides support, information and resources to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning people, as well as to their families and friends. For support on gender identity, Call toll-free 1-888-530-6777 ext 226 or Email email@example.com
Trans Lifeline: This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While our goal is to prevent self harm, we welcome the call of any transgender person in need. We will do our very best to connect them with services that can help them meet that need. In Canada Call: (877) 330-6366 In USA Call: (877)565-8860
CTC Telecare & Crisis Line: A crisis line providing telephone befriending, caring, and empathic listening for people in moments of personal crisis or distress. A non-judgmenetal Christian-based, telephone-operated, crisis intervention service. Call 604-852-9099 in Abbotsford/Mission or Toll-Free 1-888-852-9099 throughout B.C
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines: Chinese help lines, operating from 10am to 10pm, that demonstrate cultural sensitivty, equity, non-discrimination, and respect for the client’s privacy, consent and choice. Call 604-270-8233 for Cantonese or 604-270-8222 for Mandarin.
Northern Youth Online: Confidential, live chat with a volunteer listener online or can speak with a volunteer over the phone at their Youth Support Line. Hours for online chat and phone line are 4pm to 11pm daily. Visit the Online Chat or call 1-888-564-8336.