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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...

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

For LGBTQ2S+ individuals and their friends, families and community allies. It is open to ALL community members young and old. It is a place to: Make friends and build community Share resources, ideas, successes and challenges A space to just be yourself Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of...

The Ann Davis Transition Society provides education, prevention, and support services to those affected by abuse or violence. It is a self-referring service meaning that clients do not need to have a referral from a doctor to utilize the services offered. Meeting with counsellors have mostly moved...

Anxiety Canada offers online tools, resources, and information about anxiety and anxiety management.

Artfeels Counselling and Art Therapy is a counselling private practice located in Burnaby, BC. Taking space on the ancestral, unceded territories of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Sel̓íl̓witulh, and Kwikwetlem Nations, it serves the communities by providing affordable and low-barrier counselling care,...

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...

Holistic body based counselling therapy that allows the client to get more in touch with what is important to them. I specialize in issues around sexuality, gender, and reproductive health.

My name is Beckham Ronaghan. I am a Registered Social Worker in British Columbia. My practice is entirely online; I can see clients from anywhere in BC. I predominantly work with adults and occasionally work with youth. I have a Masters of Social Work from The University of Windsor (2019) and a...

Through our family of over 100 local, provincial and national locations across Canada, CMHA provides a wide range of innovative services and supports tailored to and in partnership with our communities. Mental health begins where you live, learn, work and play. Together, we are making a difference.

​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...

My approach is client centered, that comes from a nonjudgmental place. I have vast experience working with clients, drawing from and using a number of different therapeutic tools to support my clients to find a their path in life. I work with 2S/LGBTQ+ based in the Okanagan and offer online...

Clarity Okanagan provides counselling services to youth, adults, families and those in relationships, inclusive of those in non-monogamous relationships. In addition, we provide affirmative care planning, as well as hormone and surgical readiness assessments to individuals seeking affirmative care,...

Creating Accessible Neighbourhoods (CAN) is committed to equity, diversity, and accessibility. CAN recognizes that people with disabilities and/or chronic health conditions have multiple intersecting identities that affect their experiences and daily life. CAN represents and honours all identities...

Rebeca is a Registered Clinical Counsellor #15906 who specializes in EMDR and & Somatic Psychotherapy. She also works with Ecotherapy, holistic approaches, and Psychedelic Integration. She is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology...

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...

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. 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...

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...

All people who identify as a diverse and/or non-conforming gender, including trans, non-binary and Two-Spirit individuals, experience even greater adversity with less support and resources. We at the Howe Sound Women’s Centre welcome and celebrate gender diversity! All trans, non-binary and...

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...

For BIPOC, finding a therapist who understands our lived experiences can feel next to impossible. Healing in Colour strives to make that search easier. We offer a directory of BIPOC therapists who are committed to supporting BIPOC in all our intersections. By helping to connect our community in this...

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...

I Belong supports LGBTQIA2+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer/Questioning) immigrant newcomers by facilitating discussions around sexuality, gender, race, culture, and class. The I Belong program aims to support the unique needs of LGBTQIA2+ immigrants. LGBTQIA2+ immigrants face barriers ranging...

My name is Irvine G. Harvey (he/him/his). I am an up-and-coming Registered Clinical Counsellor on Vancouver Island. I live in Sidney, BC, with my husband Daniel, our Great Dane Luna, and our new baby cat Quincy. I have a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from Adler University (Vancouver,...

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:...

Connection, creativity, and curiosity fuel my work as a counsellor. With an educational background in Behavioural Science and Counselling Psychology, and with a passion for artful and playful living, I offer a unique therapeutic approach that honours both neuroscience and your intuitive process. I...

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...

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...

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 are a collective of LGBTQ2S+ identified Masters level counsellors specializing in working with folks from LGBTQ2S+, Poly, Kink and Neurodiverse communities across Canada. We provide affirming, caring and welcoming counselling therapy exclusively online and over the phone. The availability of...

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 offer music therapy services to a wide range of individuals. Rooted in a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive, social justice, holistic client/family centred approach, we feature BIPOC therapists who have experience working with racialized peoples and the 2S/LGBTQ+ community. We have training in...

Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, Two-Spirit and queer + (LGBT2Q+) communities. What does Prism do? We do not provide direct client services, but will help put you in contact with someone who does! Prism provides...

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 LGBTQ2SAI+ 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...

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...

SWAN is one of only two organizations in Canada providing culturally-specialized supports and advocacy to im/migrant women engaged in indoor sex work. The diverse voices and ongoing resilience of these communities of women fuel SWAN's mission to change the social and political narratives that...

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...

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 provide a variety of options for holistic healing in the form of virtual-counselling to any location Canada-wide with a clinical focus given to mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical health. We are a highly diverse team of clinicians, with decades of experience, that offer support for nearly...

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...

"The moment of surrender is not when life is over, it's when it begins."-Marianne Williamson Dana has an unconditional positive regards for all and utilizes many different counselling styles to support her clients to develop a positive relationship with themselves. At Surrender To Hope Counselling...

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...

Trans Connect is a health and community program supporting transgender, two spirit, intersex, and gender diverse people in the East & West Kootenay regions. Trans Connect offers: Community education, workshops, and consulting for service providers, businesses, community groups, and schools to...

We recognize that a one-size-fits-all approach does not work best for our youth. The philosophies of two-eyed seeing, culture as therapy, trauma-informed care, harm reduction, and person-centred care provide a framework that shapes all decisions in how we interact with and respond to youth across...

​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...

Venturous Counselling & Wellness is an online/walk & talk, multidisciplinary, and evidence-based counselling practice for holistic wellness. We offer services beyond the talk; EMDR, art, movement, and breathwork practices are incorporated alongside traditional counselling services so you are...

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...

I believe that the experiences we have in our inner and outer world teach us something about the world, ourselves, and others; and they contribute to the forming of often unconscious patterns in the way we think, feel, and act. These experiences can even be stored in the body/nervous system,...

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...