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The Abbotsford Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Centre is an opioid agonist treatment centre that provides methadone and suboxone treatment. Working alongside Fraser Health, the OAT program uses medications such as suboxone or methadone to stabilize a person who is addicted to substances and...

APNs provide a benefit to both the patient and to health care providers. The APN works directly with VCH staff and other health care service providers to make sure Aboriginal patients get the best care possible. APNs can: Help staff create a personal plan when a patient leaves a hospital or care...

Offers a sliding scale option for their intern counselors at a reduced rate. This option is only available to those on disability or those unemployed.

Al has worked within the LGBTIQ2+ communities for over 20 years, offering counselling in all life areas including: substance use, addiction & recovery; compulsive behaviours; anxiety, depression & stress management; sexuality, kink & poly relationships; couples therapy; gender identity & expression;...

Resource Support, Addictions Support and Referral to appropriate community services.

Happening Now: AllWays If you are looking to meet new friends, hang out, and also talk about gender, diversity, and acceptance, then join us for AllWays youth drop-in! *Please note that AllWays will resume operation January 2021 and COVID protocol requires registration. Visit Richmond.ca/register to...

Provides individual and group counselling to women and transwomen who have experienced current or past relationship abuse, sexual assault, or physical, emotional or sexual abuse at any age. Services are provided free of charge from a strengths-based, feminist, anti-oppressive, and harm reduction...

Provides individual and group counselling to women and transwomen who have experienced current or past relationship abuse, sexual assault, or physical, emotional or sexual abuse at any age. Services are provided free of charge from a strengths-based, feminist, anti-oppressive, and harm reduction...

The BC Government provides British Columbians with free information and resources to support informed choices and healthy behaviours with respect to gambling participation. Free treatment and support services are also available for anyone struggling with their own or a loved one’s gambling. If you...

The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse (BCSMSSA) is a non-profit society established to provide therapeutic services for males who have been sexually abused at some time in their lives. As specifically outlined in their constitution, their purposes are to: Provide treatment...

Battered Women’s Support Services provides education, advocacy, and support services to assist all women in its aim to work towards the elimination of violence and to work from a feminist perspective that promotes equality for all women.

If you are unhappy with your sex life or feel disconnected from your partner, sex therapy or couples therapy can help. Dr. Rucker is the gold standard when it comes to dealing with sexual problems and relationship issues! She helps individuals and couples in the Lower Mainland as well as providing...

BounceBack is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered online or over the phone with a coach, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.

Bridgid has been counselling and facilitating groups for over 20 years and primarily focuses on issues related to: Trauma Emotional, physical & sexualized abuse Loss & grief Chronic illness Spirituality Bridgid works with people from a variety of spiritual, religious, cultural and ethnic...

The BYRC is a one-stop youth centre that provides a wide range of social, health, education, employment, and life skills services to youth. It is a multi- service and multi-agency hub with a range of services for youth all under one roof.

Services: Counselling We think being a member of trans and gender diverse communities is something to celebrate and be proud of. We also know that our communities have to deal with a lot of oppression. Whatever challenges you face, we have a team of registered clinical counselors who can help you...

​CART provides urgent response (within 72 hours), short-term mental health service to school-aged children and youth who are experiencing acute psychiatric or emotional crises. Services include urgent assessment and consultation, clinical intervention, and coordination with community resources. Due...

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic meetings may be held via Zoom. Visit the website or Facebook page for more information. The Gender Support Network is a peer-lead transgender support group in Chilliwack, BC, providing a safe, supportive environment for trans identifying people of all ages and...

Providing Individual Counselling, Relationship Counselling, and Sex Therapy - online and in-person. CLEAR is about providing clients with counselling services that are respectful, supportive, and encouraging within a counselling space that also contributes to the client spirit. All counsellor...

Connor situates himself in a Person-Centred framework developed by psychologist Carl Rogers, and takes an eclectic approach towards the interventions he uses. He genuinely believes all human beings are inherently good-natured, and we have the unique and instinctual ability to strive towards growth,...

As a Registered Clinical Counsellor, I call on over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field and training in both public health and counselling psychology. I use a holistic approach that recognizes that good mental health is not just the absence of mental illness or distress, but is also...

I support people who struggle with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, perfection, disordered eating/body policing, and addiction (gambling, porn, substances). I offer individual, couple, family and group counselling.

At Dragonstone you will find a community of counsellors offering holistic services integrating mind, body, and spirit. We practice individual, relationship, and family counselling for diverse clients of all ages and genders in Vancouver, BC.

Offers individual counselling for adults and adolescents dealing with anxiety, stress, life transitions, self esteem, and body image issues. Reduced rates may be available for students. Free 20-minute phone consultation available.

Our counsellors are professionally trained therapists with graduate degrees in clinical social work and psychology. We offer services in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Korean, and other languages. Our Trauma Services programs serve women and children survivors of incest, trauma, sexual...

Family Services of the North Shore is a non-profit, community-based agency. For over 60 years, we have been committed to making deep and lasting impact across the entire North Shore, from Deep Cove to Bowen Island and every point in between. We offer counselling, support, education, and volunteer...

I work primarily with clients who are queer and/or who are Indigenous, Black, and/or People of Colour, including folks of mixed ancestry. My commitment is to offer a significant contribution towards healing for racialized and politicized folks in Vancouver, so more of our wholeness, brilliance and...

Foundry is a network of community-based health and social service centres and online tools and resources for young people ages 12-24 and their families. Foundry has engaged over 140 partners across the province of BC. The Foundry central office, hosted by Providence Health Care, leads the provincial...

Foundry is a network of community-based health and social service centres and online tools and resources for young people ages 12-24 and their families. Foundry has engaged over 140 partners across the province of BC. The Foundry central office, hosted by Providence Health Care, leads the provincial...

Foundry Vancouver-Granville offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.

FRAFCA fosters the health and well-being of urban Indigenous people in the Fraser Salish Region by providing culturally-relevant services, support, and advocacy. FRAFCA provides culturally-relevant programs and services to suit the various needs of members including Early Childhood Development,...

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. Our main focus is to support LGBTQ2S+ and Allied youth in the Fraser Valley. We want to connect them to their peers, their communities and to provide supportive & inclusive help where needed....

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. We have been providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership through our workshops, programs and community connections since 2000. We have gone from a group of volunteers running a...

The Fraser Valley Youth Society (FVYS) is a not for profit society located in the Fraser Valley since 2000. We have been providing opportunities for personal growth and leadership through our workshops, programs and community connections since 2000. We have gone from a group of volunteers running a...

Welcome to the Free 2BU. We're a drop-in and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two-spirited, queer, questioning, and straight youth between the ages of 14 to 21 in the Fraser Valley and surrounding area. There's really no limit on where you have to live to show...

Inclusive, safe, LGBTQ2S+ centered, weekly drop-in for youth ages 12-24. We provide a space for youth to connect with and support one another; and to plan and participate in events and awareness campaigns. This drop-in group operates out of the Langley Youth Hub. For more information about Friends...

Welcome to the Citizens’ Counselling Centre The Greater Victoria Citizens’ Counselling Centre offers affordable, accessible counselling to adult residents of Greater Victoria. All counselling is offered by volunteer counsellors trained and supervised by the Centre. We have a sliding fee scale based...

HeadsUpGuys is a resource for supporting men in their fight against depression by providing tips, tools, information about professional services, and stories of success. For resources about managing one's mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit...

This program is open to self-identified men (trans, cis, and other men), two-spirit and non-binary folks who also identify as gay, bi, queer, asexual, and/or as guys who are into/or have sex with guys (for any reason –including for work). Counselling with HIM connects you with a therapist who has...

The Heartwood Centre for Women, located in Vancouver, is a 30-bed residential facility that provides integrated treatment for self-identifying women (19+) across British Columbia who struggle with severe substance use and mental health challenges. We will develop a customized care plan for you based...

HeretoHelp is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Substance Use Information. We are a group of seven leading mental health and addictions non-profit agencies. Since 2003, we've been working together to help people live well and better prevent and manage mental health and substance use...

Offers counselling to adults, adolescents 13+, couples and groups. Areas of specialization include resilience and healing from trauma, including PTSD and complex trauma; queer and trans positive counselling; hormone assessments for transgender and nonbinary clients; living with chronic pain and...

24 hr crisis phone service for Indigenous people in British Colubmia providing risk assessments, safety monitoring, transitional housing, 24 hour crisis mobile outreach, weekend indoor mobile outreach. Administrative Line 250-723-2323 Crisis Lines Adult/Elder Line: 250-723-4050 Child/Youth Line:...

The Kettle Society is a charitable organization and society located in Vancouver, British Columbia. We work with people living with mental illness, poverty, homelessness, and substance use. We serve 5,000 individuals each year, manage over 400 units of supportive housing, and operate a Mental Health...

I am a Chinese-Taiwanese trans and settler-identified Mindfulness Counsellor, Consultant and Clinical Educator. I have 22 years of experience in front line counselling, group facilitation, program design and curriculum development serving marginalized communities in educational, community health and...

I work closely with individuals, couples, intimate networks, and families to guide them on their journeys towards more fulfilling lives. I am transparent with my clients, and I reciprocate my clients’ openness by bringing my genuine self to our sessions. My counselling style is non-judgemental,...

App by Anxiety Canada designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety by learning how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps to take charge of anxiety. MindShift CBT uses scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to...

The Mood Disorders Association of BC (MDABC) is a nonprofit organization that provides treatment, support, education, and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder. The Counselling and Wellness Centre at MDABC exists to inspire and support people who wish to cultivate a calm mind, a...

Offers grief counselling, stress counselling, mental health, anger management, substance use and addictions, trauma counselling, body image, parenting support, couples counselling, family conflict, intimate partner violence support. Services are provided by insured and highly qualified, fully...

Mpowerment is a space for queer and trans youth (15-29 years old) to meet, have fun and support each other in making informed decisions about their sexual health! Mpowerment YVR is based out of Downtown Vancouver and hosts new events in the city every week. We host social events three times a month...

Oak Counselling Services Society provides a wide range of professional, affordable counselling services. We provide short-term (less than one year) support to help get you going in the direction you want to go! Here at Oak, we encourage you to meet with your counsellor for regular, weekly...

We are a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive...

We provide critical frontline supports to Sex Workers, including violence prevention education, one-to-one support, advocacy & referrals, peer outreach, and drop-in services.

We created our PROUD2BE programs because we know that those of us who identify as LGBTQ2S+ need a safe place to talk about how that feels – and how hard it can be sometimes. We also offer help to parents and family members if they’re having a hard time, too. Everyone should feel safe, supported, and...

A 12-week, intensive, trauma-informed residential program for male and female adults working on overcoming addiction from alcohol or drugs. Prospective clients: An in-person assessment and referral package must be completed by an alcohol and drug counsellor or an addictions doctor in your area in...

Pathways Aboriginal Centre provides Aboriginal children, youth and families with a place to gather.We offer a variety of cultural activities, recreation, community events, social opportunities, resources, information, community education and one to one supports. The centre focuses on a holistic view...

We are a leading counselling practice in Vancouver, BC specializing in empowering all people to live authentic, meaningful lives. Our goal is to equip you with the tools and self-knowledge to manage emotions, overcome anxiety and depression, achieve your goals and see the world in a new perspective....

Provides health care that will help prevent future illness, also offering addiction and mental health services. Drug and alcohol counseling, methadone maintenance, needle exchange, referrals, and individual therapy. Services are offered to people living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Gastown, and...

NOTE: Closed until further notice due to COVID-19. The Pride Collective at UBC is an AMS resource group that offers educational and social services dealing with sexual and gender diversity to the UBC community, including but not limited to students, staff, and faculty. Pride provides support and...

We provide personal support for queer, trans, and Two-Spirit people of all ages to live healthier, happier lives. We are deeply committed to the health and wellness of our LGBTQ2S+ communities. Our specialized staff and volunteers offer support, information, and referrals to queer, trans, and...

Drop-in group for LGBTQ2+ youth ages 13-18 hosted by The Youth Space. Check website for meeting details. The Youth Space is a safe, sober, and inclusive space for youth ages 13-24. All our activities and events are run by local youth in community, based off their own passions and interests. If youth...

We provide access to professional counselling for adults who were sexually abused as children while living in a provincially-funded residence such as foster homes, group homes or provincial treatment facilities (Indian Residential Schools excluded). After intake, a coordinator helps connect clients...

S.U.C.C.E.S.S., a non-partisan and not-for-profit charitable organization, was founded in 1973 and incorporated in 1974 for the purpose of promoting the well-being of Canadians and newcomers. Originally an immigrant settlement service organization, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has since developed into a...

SAA (Sex Addicts Anonymous) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their sexual addiction. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop addictive sexual...

We offer help with stress-management (work, home, school stress), anxiety, depression, school and relationship issues. If we are not able to help we will offer referrals to other services. The counsellors are Counselling Psychology Master’s students in training. A registered psychologist who is...

Support for children and youth under 19 (crisis intervention and long-term therapy) for children and youth who have experienced sexual abuse, trauma, or exploitation, as well as their non-offending family members.

Sisters Together Active in Recovery (STAR) is an outpatient treatment program. We offer a variety of treatment options, free of charge, for women having problems related to the use of drugs or alcohol. We are a bisexual, gay, and transgender inclusive service and support all women. The...

We have have been providing effective and affordable counselling services to individuals, couples and families in the Lower Mainland since 1998. We offer counselling services in English, French, Italian & Spanish. Our counsellors have extensive experience working with a wide variety of clients from...

The Student Recovery Community (SRC) at UBC provides weekly peer support meetings, one-on-one peer support, drop-in hours, resources and referrals for UBC students in or curious about recovery from drugs, alcohol, or other addictive behaviors. The team also provides weekly outreach across campus,...

S.A.F.E.R. is a free of charge, time-limited counselling service offered at Mental Health and Substance Use Outpatient Services. S.A.F.E.R. provides counselling for individuals age 19 and over who have made a suicide attempt, are currently suicidal, or have suicidal ideation; also offers support and...

Surrey North Community Health Clinic is a free walk-in clinic operated in partnership with Fraser Health Authority for people without medical coverage. An onsite physician and nurse provide confidential medical services to disadvantaged individuals living with chronic illnesses, mental health,...

The Corner is a drop-in program for men and gender diverse folx who have experience working in the sex economy. Services include food, harm reduction supplies, STI/HIV testing, case management, support groups, educational workshops, peer support, and referrals to various healthcare, mental health,...

Three Bridges Community Health Centre, provides basic health care and education about how to keep yourself healthy. We provide many services for people of all ages. We work with community organizations and health care providers such as your family doctor to keep people and communities healthy.

Trans Care BC is a provincial program working to enhance and coordinate trans health services and supports across the province, bringing gender-affirming care closer to home wherever possible. We work to make sure people have the information they need to access gender- affirming health care and...

Turning Point Therapy has a team of dedicated therapists and interns who are passionate about their practice and what therapy has to offer. We all walk along side you in our own journey of transformation and knowledge that we bring to the therapeutic relationship with you.

The UBC Psychology Clinic is an outpatient mental health and state-of-the-art training clinic. Our team of professionals are dedicated to excellence in the assessment, treatment, research and training of clinical psychology. We offer comprehensive psychological services for adults in the Greater...

​The Access and Assessment Centre (AAC) is here to help you, your family member or your friend during a non-life threatening mental health and/or substance use issue. Our staff includes registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses, and social workers, psychiatrists and reception staff who are...

The Vancouver Psychology Centre is a group of like-minded professionals here to provide evidence-based assessment, consultation and treatment to all ages who seek greater happiness and meaning in their lives. Our VPC Psychologists, Counsellors, Art Therapists and Youth Care Workers use the science...

The Vancouver Psychology Centre is a group of like-minded professionals here to provide evidence-based assessment, consultation and treatment to all ages who seek greater happiness and meaning in their lives. Our VPC Psychologists, Counsellors, Art Therapists and Youth Care Workers use the science...

We are a feminist, anti-oppressive, decolonizing rape crisis centre operating on unceded Coast Salish Territories. We provide support services to survivors of sexualized violence who have shared experiences of gender marginalization: cis and trans women, Two-Spirit, trans and/or non-binary people....

Wellness Together Canada provides free online resources, tools, apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed. These include modules for addressing low mood, worry, substance use, social isolation and relationship issues. Wellness Together Canada...

Willow Tree Counselling after over a decade of work in public practice. At my downtown Vancouver counselling and psychotherapy office, I welcome clients with diverse backgrounds and needs. Gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, ability, body size, relationship status and family situation...

Anonymous and confidential 24-hour helpline for youth concerned about their own safety or the safety of others. Concerned parents, teachers, caregivers, service providers and others are also welcome to call for information and assistance Multilingual services and interpreters available. Provides...

YouthInBC.com is a service operated by the Crisis Centre of BC and is an on-line crisis chat service, where you can chat 1-on-1 with a trained volunteer from the Crisis Centre. The site also provides information about a variety of youth-related issues, as well as resources and a list of...

The MindMap BC team respectfully acknowledges that we are privileged to be working within the ceded and unceded, ancestral, traditional, and shared territories of the Coast Salish people.

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