Where to Call for Help

Homewood Health – For SD61 employees and their families

Racist Incident Helpline – 1-833-HLP-LINE – support for recent or past incidents from Monday-Friday 9am -5pm. Available to everyone in BC.

The 9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline is available 24/7/365 to help Canadians when they need it most. The service, accessible via call or text to 9-8-8, offers trauma-informed and culturally affirming support to anyone who is thinking of suicide or who is worried about someone they know.

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC 1-800-784-2433 provides emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress. The Crisis Centre is operated by 385+ front line volunteers and a small team of professional staff who support and empower individuals to see their own strengths and options, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Here to Help BC 604-669-7600  puts free information about mental health and mental illness at your fingertips. Anyone can use it, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The line provides pre-recorded information about mental health services across BC, as well as symptoms, causes, treatments, support groups, and publications on various mental illnesses.