Kids Help Phone’s e-mental health services are available 24/7 across Canada for kids, teens and young adults.
Text CONNECT to 686868
(also available over Facebook Messenger)
Kids Help Phone e-mental health services for First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and adults.
Text FIRST NATIONS, INUIT or METIS to 686868 (for young people) or 741741 (for adults) to connect with an Indigenous volunteer crisis responder (when available).
(also available through Facebook Messenger)
On-line crisis chat service for youth (25 years old and under) who need a safe, respectful place to access support and information, or just someone to listen without judgment.
Online chat is available from Noon to 1 AM in BC and Yukon Only.
24 Hour Crisis Lines
Greater Vancouver: 604-872-3311
Howe Sound & Sunshine Coast: 1-866-661-3311
The Senior's Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Mental Health support: 310-6789
Online Chat for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca
The KUU-US Crisis Line Society is a non-profit registered charity that provides 24 hour crisis services to Indigenous callers throughout BC. It operates on the unceded territory of Tseshaht and Hupacasath.
Toll Free: 1-800-588-8717
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for the trans community that’s been divested from police since day one. They are run by and for trans people.
Canada (877) 330-6366
USA (877) 565-8860
FamilySmart is not just about families. Whether you are a youth, young adult, family member or service provider, YOU MATTER to FamilySmart. Our experiences with each other impact mental health outcomes of young people.
FamilySmart comes along-side young people and families to provide support, navigation assistance and information and then invites them and professionals to come-alongside each other to learn with and from each other to enhance the quality of experiences and services for child and youth mental health.
If you are looking for information or support for your child, youth or young adult’s mental health, FamilySmart can help.
Helping First Nations children access the products, services, and supports they need, such as
mental health services, speech therapy, educational supports, medical equipment, and more.
Phone 1-855-JP CHILD (1-855-572-4453)
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Parent Support Services Society works with Parents, Grandparents & Kinship Caregivers to provide emotional, educational, legal, & child-minding support. Services are free regardless of immigration status and support circles are offered in 7+ languages.
Pflag Vancouver provides support for all family members and friends, and works to create an environment of understanding so our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender children can live with dignity and respect.
Pflag has other chapters in several locations around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.