Counselling and Support

Suicide/Crisis Line 604-872-3311 or 1-800-784-2433

Suicide/Crisis Line 604-872-3311 or 1-800-784-2433

Help is available! We are here to listen, here to help – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

– Anywhere in BC 1-800-SUICIDE: 1-800-784-2433
– Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
– Vancouver: 604-872-3311
– Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
– TTY: 1-866-872-0113
– Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
– Online Chat Service for Youth: (Noon to 1am)
– Online Chat Service for Adults: (Noon to 1am)


Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society

Address: 2490 W. 37th Avenue
Vancouver BC V6M 1P5
Phone: 604-696-1060

Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society provides support groups: Our support groups are designed for those who are struggling with the pain of losing a significant person. Trained and experienced facilitators walk with participants on a journey through healing by offering coping tools, support and the chance to share feelings and stories. Being with others who ‘get’ what you are going through can be extremely comforting and powerful.


North Shore Community Resource Society (NSCRS)

Address: Suite 201-935 Marine Driver,
North Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-985-7138
Fax: 604-985-0645

North Shore Community Resource Society’s mandate is to promote a healthy, strong and connected community by serving residents and organizations on the North Shore which comprises the District of North Vancouver, City of North Vancouver, District of West Vancouver, Bowen Island and Lions Bay. NSCR pursues its mandate by providing a broad spectrum of resources and services to residents of North Shore municipalities with programing for families and children, seniors, information and referral, volunteer connections, legal information and advocacy, and more.

NSCR has a multi-service agency with the following programs:

Seniors’ One Stop
Volunteer North Shore
North Shore Legal Information and Advocacy
Caregiver Support
Better at Home Program
Child Care Resource


Family Support Institute

Address: 227 6th Street
New Westminster, BC
Phone: (604) 540-8374 ext. 523
Toll Free: 1-800-441-5403
Fax: (604) 540-9374

The purpose of the Family Support Institute of BC is to strengthen, connect and build communities and resources with families of people with disabilities in BC. We believe that families are the best resource available to support one another. Directed by families, the Family Support Institute provides information, training, and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths.


Older Adult Mental Health- Vancouver Coastal Health

Adress: West Vancouver Community Health Centre
2121 Marine Drive Suite 241
West Vancouver
Phone: (604) 736-2033
Fax: (604) 913-0066

​We offer specialized services for older adults including mental health outreach, assessment and consultation, treatment, case management, and education. We also provide a rehabilitation program offering individual occupational therapy assessments, psychosocial day program, peer support, and group programs.


Family Services of the North Shore

Address: Suite 203 – 1111 Lonsdale Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 2H4
Phone: 604-988-5281

Family Services of the North Shore provide education, support and counselling services to heal and connect our community. This means all Individuals and Couples, Parents and Families and Youth have access to assistance offered on an individual basis or in a group setting.

A full listing of their programs and services – HERE


Seniors First BC

Address: #150-900 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2M4
Phone: 604-688-1927 (Vancouver)

Seniors First BC works to prevent elder abuse across the entire province. We provide assistance and support to older adults who are, or may be, abused and those whose rights have been violated. We provide programs that educate, support and advocate on behalf of our clients.

– Seniors Accessing Justice Programs
– Education & Outreach Programs

SAIL – Seniors Abuse and Information Line
Call: 604-437-1940 or Toll Free: 1-866-437-1940


Crisis Centre

Address: 763 BROADWAY E
Vancouver, BC V5T 1X8
Suicide/Crisis Line: 604-872-3311 or 1-800-784-2433

The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others dealing with a crisis.

– Training for Community and Service Providers
– Youth Programs
– Scholarships
– Suicide Loss Support Groups
– Suicide Prevention Planning


Saint Elizabeth

Vancouver SE Health Office
Address: 555 W 12th Avenue, Suite 650 (West Tower)
Vancouver, BC,
Phone: 604-739-4300
Fax: 604-430-1221
Phone: Toll-free: 1-8660-786-0444
Fax: 905-940-9934

At Saint Elizabeth we provide a full range of integrated care solutions that creatively respond to client, community and health system needs across Canada.


North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program at Foundry

Address: 211 West 1st Street
North Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-984-5060

The North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program (NSY EDP) partners with paediatricians to offer medical monitoring in a clinic setting along with counselling and nutritional support to youth who are struggling with disordered eating/clinical eating disorders. Our services include assessment, early intervention, and treatment, and are free of charge. – Eating Disorder Services (18 and under)


Discovery Vista House

Address: 3360 Fleming Street
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-736-9931
Fax: 604-734-2756

The Discovery Vista House is a partnership between the Provincial Adult Specialized Tertiary Eating Disorders Program and Vancouver Coastal Health. 10 Bed residential treatment program. Two for follow-up and transitional support, and eight for clients participating in the Discovery Program. The Discovery Day Program at St. Paul’s Hospital involves intensive group and individual psychotherapy.

PDF For More Information: Click Here


The Provincial Adult Tertiary Eating Disorders Program

Address: St. Paul’s Hospital
4 North, Burrard Building
1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604-806-8347
Fax: 604-806-8631

The provincial adult tertiary eating disorders program provides specialized care for adults 17 years of age and older, who have a DSM V diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa or Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder (OSFED).


Kelty – Eating Disorders

Address: Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Entrance #85 BC Children’s Hospital
Room P3-302 – 4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC
Phone: Local: 604-875-2084 CRISIS LINE: 310-6789

Kelty Eating Disorders connects you with resources and information for every stage of the eating disorder journey. Find programs near you! Click Here…


Overeaters Anonymous

Locations of Meetings:
Phone: (604) 878-4575

Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another’s anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.

OA is not just about weight loss, weight gain or maintenance, or obesity or diets. It addresses physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. It is not a religious organization and does not promote any particular diet. OA is not affiliated with any public or private organization, political movement, ideology or religious doctrine. We take no position on outside issues. Our primary purpose is to abstain from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors and to carry the message of recovery through the Twelve Steps of OA to those who still suffer.


Looking Glass BC

Address: 4116 Angus Drive,
Vancouver, BC,
Phone: 604-314-0548

The Looking Glass Foundation is a caring community of prevention and support for those suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders — and those who love them. We are about getting to the other side of eating disorders, to eventually achieving a world without this devastating disease.


Real Talk – Sexual Health Support

Address: Events happen in and around the Lower Mainland area
Event Page:
Questions or feedback:

Real Talk creates a safe space to have honest conversations about dating, love, relationships and sex for everyone. We are a sexual health initiative aimed at people with cognitive disabilities and their supporters. We host educational/social events where people can have open, honest conversations about dating, love, relationships, and sex.


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