Crisis Lines

If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

Crisis Hotline for Canada-Wide

Call or text 9-8-8 – 24/7 bilingual, trauma-informed, and culturally appropriate suicide prevention support

Indigenous Hope for Wellness Helpline
Call the toll-free Helpline at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca.

Crisis Hotline for British Columbia

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Mental Health Support: 310-­6789

Greater Vancouver Coastal Distress Line
Crisis Lines: 604-872-3311 / 604-872-0113 TTY
1-866-661-3311 / 1-866-872-0113 TTY
Crisis Chat: www.youthinbc.com  and www.crisiscentrechat.ca

Fraser Health Crisis Line
604.951.8855 | 1.877.820.7444

Interior Crisis Line Network
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273 (C.A.R.E.)
Crisis Chat Service (Thursday to Sunday 5-9pmPT/6-10pmMT): InteriorCrisisLine.com/crisischat

Chimo Crisis Services Crisis Lines (Richmond, South Delta, Ladner, and Tsawwassen)
Crisis Line: 604-279-7070

Vancouver Island Crisis Line and Chat
Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Crisis Chat: www.vicrisis.ca
Crisis Text: 250-800-3806

Prince George’s 24-Hour Crisis Line, Youth Support Line, Youth Online Chat
Crisis Lines: 250-563-1214 / 1-888-562-1214
Youth Line: 250-564-8336 / 1-888-564-8336
Crisis Chat: crisis-centre.ca

For Indigenous People in British Columbia

First Nation Health Authority
Adult/Elder line: 250723-4050
Child/Youth line: 250-723-2040
Toll Free 1-800-588-8717 (1-800-KUU-US-17)

Indian Residential School Survivors Crisis Line: 1-800-721-0066
Métis Crisis Line: 1-833-638-4722
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Support Line: 1-844-413-6649 (24 hours every day)
Native Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-877-209-1266

Crisis Hotline for Youth

Foundry crisis line at 1-800-784-2433

Kids Help Phones Call: 1-800-668-6868 or text 68-68-68

SUCCESS HELP LINES

Mandarin Line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.1, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Cantonese Line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.2, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Korean Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.3, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Farsi-Dari Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.4, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Ukrainian Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.5, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

 

Victim of Violence

If you are in immediate danger, get help:
Call 911 and ask for the police
Visit VictimLink BC or call/text 1-800-563-0808
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
For women and children seeking shelter: sheltersafe.ca

Ending Violence Service Directory: Searchable directory of all the victim services in BC.

VictimLinkBC : confidential support for victims of violence, and counselling and referral services
1-800-563-0808 (24 hours every day)

Women Against Violence Against Women Crisis & Information Line
1-877-392-7583 or 604-255-6344 (24 hours, across BC)

Battered Women’s Support Services: Indigenous women’s program: Free support services with trained counsellor/advocate
1-855-687-1868 or text 604-687-1867

MOSAIC Violence Prevention and Support: Many different programs
info@mosaicbc.org
604-254-9626

Transition House and Safe Homes List: Searchable directory of all types of transition houses in different cities.

 

 

Other Emergency and Crisis Resources

None-Emergency Medical Information and Resources

Anywhere in BC: 8-1-1
TTY (Deaf and hearing-impaired): 7-1-1
Drug and Alcohol Information and Referral Service: 1 800 663-1441 – Lower Mainland: 604 660-9382

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre: A resource for children, youth and families related to mental health and substance use issues located at the BC Children’s Hospital site.
1 800 665-1822
Lower Mainland: 604 875-2084

Problem Gambling Help Line
1 888 795-6111
Deaf or hearing-impaired (collect calls accepted): 604 875-0885

Crisis Lines

If you find yourself in need of immediate help, call Emergency Services – 911.

These are examples of situations that you should seek immediate help:

Thinking about ending your life or trying to end your life.
Feeling scared because you’re experiencing sensations that aren’t real and/or beliefs that can’t possibly be true.
Becoming unable to care for yourself, and it’s putting you at risk of serious harm.
Experiencing an alcohol or any other drug overdose.
Taking a dangerous combination of substances (like medications and alcohol).

Crisis Hotline for Canada-Wide

Call or text 9-8-8 – 24/7 bilingual, trauma-informed, and culturally appropriate suicide prevention support

Indigenous Hope for Wellness Helpline
Call the toll-free Helpline at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca.

Crisis Hotline for British Columbia

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Mental Health Support: 310-­6789

Greater Vancouver Coastal Distress Line
Crisis Lines: 604-872-3311 / 604-872-0113 TTY
1-866-661-3311 / 1-866-872-0113 TTY
Crisis Chat: www.youthinbc.com  and www.crisiscentrechat.ca

Fraser Health Crisis Line
604.951.8855 | 1.877.820.7444

Interior Crisis Line Network
Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273 (C.A.R.E.)
Crisis Chat Service (Thursday to Sunday 5-9pmPT/6-10pmMT): InteriorCrisisLine.com/crisischat

Chimo Crisis Services Crisis Lines (Richmond, South Delta, Ladner, and Tsawwassen)
Crisis Line: 604-279-7070

Vancouver Island Crisis Line and Chat
Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Crisis Chat: www.vicrisis.ca
Crisis Text: 250-800-3806

Prince George’s 24-Hour Crisis Line, Youth Support Line, Youth Online Chat
Crisis Lines: 250-563-1214 / 1-888-562-1214
Youth Line: 250-564-8336 / 1-888-564-8336
Crisis Chat: crisis-centre.ca

For Indigenous People in British Columbia

First Nation Health Authority
Adult/Elder line: 250723-4050
Child/Youth line: 250-723-2040
Toll Free 1-800-588-8717 (1-800-KUU-US-17)

Indian Residential School Survivors Crisis Line: 1-800-721-0066
Métis Crisis Line: 1-833-638-4722
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Support Line: 1-844-413-6649 (24 hours every day)
Native Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-877-209-1266

Crisis Hotline for Youth

Foundry crisis line at 1-800-784-2433

Kids Help Phones Call: 1-800-668-6868 or text 68-68-68

SUCCESS HELP LINES

Mandarin Line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.1, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Cantonese Line: 1(888)-721-0596 / Ext.2, seven days per week from 10 am to 10 pm
Korean Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.3, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Farsi-Dari Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.4, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm
Ukrainian Line: 1 (888)-721-0596 / Ext.5, Mon – Fri: 10 am – 8 pm, Sat – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm

 

Victim of Violence

If you are in immediate danger, get help:
Call 911 and ask for the police
Visit VictimLink BC or call/text 1-800-563-0808
Email: VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca
For women and children seeking shelter: sheltersafe.ca

Ending Violence Service Directory: Searchable directory of all the victim services in BC.

VictimLinkBC : confidential support for victims of violence, and counselling and referral services
1-800-563-0808 (24 hours every day)

Women Against Violence Against Women Crisis & Information Line
1-877-392-7583 or 604-255-6344 (24 hours, across BC)

Battered Women’s Support Services: Indigenous women’s program: Free support services with trained counsellor/advocate
1-855-687-1868 or text 604-687-1867

MOSAIC Violence Prevention and Support: Many different programs
info@mosaicbc.org
604-254-9626

Transition House and Safe Homes List: Searchable directory of all types of transition houses in different cities.

 

 

Other Emergency and Crisis Resources

None-Emergency Medical Information and Resources

Anywhere in BC: 8-1-1
TTY (Deaf and hearing-impaired): 7-1-1
Drug and Alcohol Information and Referral Service: 1 800 663-1441 – Lower Mainland: 604 660-9382

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre: A resource for children, youth and families related to mental health and substance use issues located at the BC Children’s Hospital site.
1 800 665-1822
Lower Mainland: 604 875-2084

Problem Gambling Help Line
1 888 795-6111
Deaf or hearing-impaired (collect calls accepted): 604 875-0885