"Never look down on someone unless you are helping them up" Jesse Jackson
Access Resources in Your Community!
Children + Youth
Report Child Abuse
Daytime Vancouver: 604-660-4927
Daytime Lower Mainland: 604-660-8180
After Hours: 310-1234 (no area code needed)
Youth Against Violence Line
The Youth Against Violence Line is a safe, confidential and anonymous way for young people across BC
to report crime or violent incidents, or to talk through any type of problem with a supportive person.
Covenant House Vancouver
Crisis Shelter 604-685-7474 or toll free at 1-877-685-7474,
Covenant House’s Crisis Shelter takes in homeless, run-away and at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 22.
Vancouver Youth Crisis Line:
Online Crisis Service for Youth
Mental Health Websites for Youth
Mental Health Web Resources
Free Wellness Apps for Youth & Adults
Local Adult Crisis Centre Line 310-6789 (no area code needed) If you are feeling suicidal or need
mental health support call this number for help
Online Crisis Services for Adults
VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multi-lingual telephone service available across B.C. and the Yukon
24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services
Alcohol & Drug Information + Referral Line
Lower Mainland 604-660-9382/Outside Lower Mainland 1-800-663-1441
Worried about drug and alcohol use? Whether it’s for yourself or someone else, you can call them for
information, options and support.
Seniors' Distress Line 55+ 604-872-1234
City of Vancouver
Vancouver Public Library
City of Burnaby
Burnaby Public Library
Simply dial 211 for help finding community resources in the Lower Mainland! 211 is free, confidential, multilingual and available 24/7. Text: 604-836-6381
Health Link BC
Any time of the day or night, every day of the year HealthLink BC provides access to non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. HealthLink BC is as close as your phone or the web any time of the day or night, every day of the year. Call 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C. or for the hearing-impaired, call 711. You can speak with a health services navigator, who can also connect you with a:
• registered nurse any time, every day of the year;
• registered dietitian from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday;
• pharmacist from 5pm to 9am every day of the year.
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