NOTE: IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.
Youth in BC Crisis Centre
The Crisis Centre website offers confidential, live chats with volunteers trained to deal with youth in crisis.
24 hour crisis line • 604-872-3311
1-800-SUICIDE • 1-800-784-2433
Kids Help Phone
Offers 24/7 counselling either online or on the phone. It’s safe, private, and non-judgemental.
24 hour line • 1-800-668-6868
Youthspace a safe, inclusive and welcoming space for all youth to chat in, no matter what your background, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, lifestyle or culture. Youthspace.ca is made up of a community of volunteers who are trained in emotional support, crisis response, and ASIST Suicide First Aid. They are open every day from 6:00 pm to midnight Pacific Standard Time and all chats are anonymous.
Chat online at youthspace.ca
Text to chat • 778-783-0177
Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment (START)
The Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment (START) Team provides confidential mental health crisis intervention services for children and teens. Youth, families, schools and medical professionals can directly access their services by contacting the START Team at 1-844-START11 (1-844-782-7811). Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends and holidays noon to 9 p.m.
Odyssey: Substance Abuse Services for Youth and Families
Offering counselling programs for youth and families struggling with issues related to substance abuse. Youth can take part in the wide range of services including individual and family counselling, drop-in, social-recreational activities, crisis intervention referrals, and substance abuse education.
518 Howard Avenue, Burnaby, Tel: 604.299.6377
Cameray Child and Family Services
A community-based agency committed to the strengthening of individuals and families through a spectrum of services including counselling, education, outreach and advocacy.
#102 – 5623 Imperial Street
Burnaby BC V5J 1G1
Burnaby Substance Use Services (formerly Burnaby Addiction Services)
320-7155 Kingsway, Burnaby
St. Leonard’s Integrated Community Youth Services
St. Leonard’s offers a range of services for children, youth and families in Burnaby: counselling, assessment, mediation, life-skills training and parent and teen support groups.
7181 Arcola Way, Burnaby