General Crisis Counselling and Suicide Prevention Phone Lines
- All Regions: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
- Vancouver Crisis Line: 604-872-3311
- Or toll free 1-866-661-3311
- TTY: 1-866-872-0113
KUU-US Crisis Line Society
First Nations and Aboriginal specific 24/7 crisis line based in Port Alberni and serving the entire province.
- Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717
- Youth Line: 250-723-2040
- Adult Line: 250-723-4050
Native Youth Crisis Hotline
Answered by staff 24/7 & available throughout Canada and US.
- Phone: 1-877-209-1266
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people. It is a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever needs members of the community might have. This is a FREE helpline run by volunteers and supported by the community.
Other Mental Health Resources
Access and Assessment centre at VGH
For City of Vancouver residents age 17+ experiencing non-life threatening Mental Health or Substance Use issues
- Website here
Looking for community, social or government services in the Lower Mainland? Simply dial 211- to help sort out your options and refer you to the resources best suited to your situation. 211 is free, confidential, multilingual, and available 24/7. TTY for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Callers: 604-875-0885
BC Responsible & Problem Gambling Help Line
We exist to help reduce and prevent the harmful impacts of excessive or uncontrolled gambling.
- Phone: 1-888-795-6111
- Website: www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca
Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service
- Lower Mainland: 1-604-660-9382
- BC: 1-800-663-1441
Vancouver Rape Relief & Women’s Shelter
Phone: (604) 872-8212
24 hour crisis line & TDD: (604) 877-0958
Vancouver Food Bank
- Phone: 604-876-3601
Emergency Shelter list
- Website here