CRISIS SUPPORT: phonelines & online spaces

Vancouver Island Crisis Line

The Vancouver Island Crisis Society is committed to providing accessible voice, text and chat crisis intervention and suicide prevention services, including postvention programs. Provides 24/7 support via phone, online, and text.

PHONE: 1-888-494-3888


Youth Space

(for folks 30 years old and under)

Providing emotional support for youth via texting and online chatting. Check out their website for their support hours.

TEXT: 778-783-0177

Mental Health Support and Information Line

This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal, 24 hours a day. Crisis line workers are trained to help provide emotional support as well as mental health information and resources.

PHONE: 310-6789 (no area code needed)

KUU-US Crisis Line

KUU-US Crisis Line Society provides support to callers with in the Port Alberni area as well as Aboriginals throughout the  Province of British Columbia.

PHONE: 1-800- KUU-US-17  (1-800-588-8717)

Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights Phoneline

24-hour confidential, toll-free information and referral line for all things related to sexual and reproductive health, including pregnancy options, and for referrals to clinics and hospitals that provide reproductive health services, including abortion, anywhere in Canada.

PHONE: 1-888-642-2725