Crisis & Help Lines for BC Children, Youth & Families
The Crisis Centre 24/7 Distress Lines
Telephone for Greater Vancouver: (604) 872-3311
Toll free - Howe Sound & Sunshine Coast 1-866-661-3311
BC-wide 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Helpline for Children - to report child abuse or neglect
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
Kids Help Phone (24hrs/day 7days/week)
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
Telephone for Lower Mainland: (604) 669-7600
BC wide: 1-800-661-2121
Healthlink BC (24hrs/day 7days/week)
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
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)
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.