If you need someone to talk to:
Kids Help Phone:
Reach a counsellor 24/7 at: 1-800-668-6868 (support in French or English) or Text CONNECT to 686868 or live chat via the website 9 pm – 4 am.
Youth in BC24/7 Crisis Line
Call: 1-866-661-3311 or
their online chat at:
Trained volunteers from 12 noon to 1 am daily.
Youthspace.ca Chat is an online crisis and emotional support chat service through IM chat or text. Open 6 pm – Midnight PST every evening:
A peer support line through phone, text or chat services and database for youth in BC.
The Vancouver Island Crisis Line:
Call: 1-888-494-3888 or
Text: 250-800-3806 6-10 pm eves
Mental Health Crisis Line:
Call Toll-Free: 1-800-784-2433 for 24/7 free, confidential, non-judgmental, emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including thoughts of suicide – available in 140 languages.
Call 8-1-1 for 24/7 confidential health information and advice.
Parenting Support During COVID-19
BC Parenting Support Line Call: 1-877-345-9777
Grandparents raising grandchildren Support Line Call: 1-855-474-9777
BC Parenting Online Support
Toll-free 1-800-588-8717 provides 24/7 culturally-aware crisis support to Indigenous people in BC.
Hope for Wellness Help Line
Offers 24/7 counseling and crisis intervention by phone or online chat. Available in French, English, Cree, Ojibway, & Inuktitut.
Metis Crisis Line
Provides 24/7 mental health support, including crisis intervention and access to crisis programs.
First Nations Health Authority
First Nations information, resources, supports latest news and Public Health messages on COVID-19 mental health and wellness.