Helping First Nation and Indigenous people in the Sea to Sky Corridor find and access culturally focused mental health and substance use care locally. View resources for crisis lines, counselling options, and other community services providing mental health and substance use support to local First Nations community members.
Indigenous Support Resources
Indigenous and Culturally Focused Support
First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
First Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day - provides virtual health care and referral support for people who do not have a doctor or are unable to get an appointment. It is for all First Nations people living in BC and their family members, including family members who are not Indigenous. Doctors are available by video or phone from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Call 1-855-344-3800 to book an appointment.
Virtual Substance Use & Psychiatry Service - FNHA service providing virtual specialist support in addictions medicine and psychiatry to First Nations people in BC and their family members. This service requires a referral from a health and wellness provider. The first Nations Virtual Doctor of the Day provides referral support for anyone who does not have a provider. For more information call: 1-866-913-0033
Indian Residential School Survivors Society
www.irsss.ca or call: 1-800-721-0066
National Indian Residential School Survivors Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419
Tsow-Tun Le Lum Helping House & Crisis Line
Substance Abuse and Trauma Treatment Centre
Cultural Support Team and Counselling Staff are offering outreach services by phone, facetime, zoom etc.
www.tsowtunlelum.org or call: Tsow-Tun Le Lum Crisis Line 1-888-403-3123
Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh L̓il̓wat7úl Cultural Centre (SLCC)
Southern Stl’atl’imx Communities, Community Victim Services,
email: firstname.lastname@example.org, call:604-967- 3994
WAVAW Indigenous Counselling
One-to-one counselling for Indigenous people of marginalized genders seeking health, wellness, and safety.
CALL to register 604-255-6344, Indigenous Counselling
The DUDES Club is a proven model for Indigenous men’s wellness promotion that builds solidarity and brotherhood, enabling men to regain a sense of pride and purpose in their life.
CALL: 778-244-8363, EMAIL: email@example.com
Talking Circle: Mondays 2pm - 3pm
Gatherings: Thursdays 4pm - 5pm
Líl̓wat Health & Healing
Delivering holistic community health services.
www.lilwat.ca or call: 604-894-6656
YÚUSTWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS - Call: 604-892-5975
Stitsma Employment & Training Centre - Call 604-892-5166
Located at 1221 Chief Billy Drive, STITSMA Career Center is open daily offering support to Squamish Nation members in finding employment. www.sea-to-sky.pathwaysbc.ca
Transportation to Medical Appointments
For eligible travel, this benefit covers the most economical and efficient means of transportation, taking into account the urgency of the situation and the medical condition.
24-Crisis Support Services
KUU-US Crisis Line - 24-hour crisis line for Adults/Elders/Youth
TOLL FREE 1-800-588-8717, Youth Line: 250-723-2040, Adult/Elders Line: 250-723-4050
Hope for Wellness Online Chat & Helpline - 24-hour crisis line for Adults/Elders/Youth
Call the toll-free at 1-855-242-3310, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or use the chat box on the website to connect with a counsellor on-line.
Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.
Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you: want to talk / are distressed / have strong emotional reactions / are triggered by painful memories.
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention
Métis Nation British Columbia - MÉTIS Crisis Line
CRISIS LINE call 1-833-638-4722, 1-833MÉTISBC
310Mental Health Support
310-6789 (no area code), www.crisiscentrechat.ca
Howe Sound Women's Centre - Crisis Line: TOLL FREE 1-877-890-5711
Supportive Housing Information - www.hswc.ca
Emergency safe shelter for women escaping abuse or at risk of homelessness.
Pearl's Safe Home in Pemberton .
Pearl's Place Transition House in Squamish.
Kids Help Line - No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen.
Live chat counselling at kidshelpphone.ca
Kids Help: 1-800-668-6868, Text CONNECT (686868)
Homelessness / Shelter
Howe Sound Women's Centre - Shelter / Drop-in / Homeless Prevention Services www.hswc.ca
Drop-in Centre available in Squamish & Whistler - opening hours
Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) - Pemberton & Whistler
Homeless Prevention & Outreach Worker - Chaelyn Falconer, firstname.lastname@example.org, Cell: 604 698 9034
Squamish Helping Hands Society
Supporting homelessness, homeless prevention, and homeless outreach in the Sea to Sky Corridor with Under One Roof. - visit www.shhs.ca
Mental Health & Substance Use Support
Counselling / Therapy / Outreach / Harm Prevention
Online Self-Care support resources - click self-care
Find a certified counsellor or subsidized private counselling near you - Find a Counsellor
Medical Clinics & Hospitals in the Sea to Sky Corridor - Find a Doctor
Child & Youth Mental Health (CYMH) - Intake Clinic Information
The Ministry of Children and Family Development's CYMH teams provide a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost.
Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health & Substance Use (19 years of age and over) - Intake Clinic Information
Community Service Agencies providing mental health and substance use support in the Sea to Sky Corridor.