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Crisis & Help Lines for BC Children, Youth & Families

The Crisis Centre 24/7 Distress Lines
Online: www.crisiscentre.bc.ca
Telephone for Greater Vancouver: (604) 872-3311
Toll free - Howe Sound & Sunshine Coast 1-866-661-3311
BC-wide 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
TTY 1-866-872-0113 

Helpline for Children - to report child abuse or neglect
Online: www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/child_protection/reportabuse.htm
Telephone: 310-1234 (no area code required)
After Hours Line for Vancouver, North Shore Richmond: (604) 660-4927
After Hours Line for: Lower Mainland, Burnaby, Delta, Maple Ridge, Langley: (604) 660-8180
Toll-free: 1-800-663-9122

Kids Help Phone (24hrs/day 7days/week)
Online: www.kidshelpphone.ca 
Phone: 1-800-668-6868
A national, bilingual, 24 hour toll free confidential phone counselling, referral and internet service for children and youth and/or their parents.

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information Line
Online: www.heretohelp.bc.ca
Telephone for Lower Mainland: (604) 669-7600
BC wide: 1-800-661-2121 

Healthlink BC (24hrs/day 7days/week)
Online: www.healthlinkbc.ca
Telephone: 811
Healthlink BC provides confidential health information and advice by registered nurses 24 hours and Pharmacists from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m.

BC Health Guide Program
Online: www.bchealthguide.org
BC Health Guide is a self-care program available 24 hours with the BC Health Guide Handbook, BC Nurseline, BC Health Files to help you understand and manage your health.

Poison Control Information Line (24hrs/day 7days/week)
Toll-free in BC: 1-800-567-8911
Telephone in Greater Vancouver: (604) 582-5050
Call if concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance.

Youth Against Violence Line (24hrs/day 7days/week)
Online: www.youthagainstviolenceline.com
Toll Free: 1-800-680-4264
Deaf and hard of hearing callers: TTY (604) 875-0885 (collect calls accepted) or Text (604) 836-6381
Offer one-to-one support and information to help youth deal with issues of youth violence or crime.