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.

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Indigenous Support Resources

Indigenous and Culturally Focused Support

First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)

COVID19 Wellness Resources

Private Counselling - First Nations Health Benefits Mental Health Provider List

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

Overdose Prevention & Harm Reduction

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)

Indigenous Youth Ambassador (IYA) Program

www.slcc.ca

Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society, www.sshs.ca

Southern Stl’atl’imx Communities, Community Victim Services,

email: tanya.sinnes@sscs.ca, 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

DUDES Club

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: info@dudesclub.ca
Talking Circle: Mondays 2pm - 3pm
Gatherings: Thursdays 4pm - 5pm

 

Líl̓wat Nation

Líl̓wat Health & Healing

Delivering holistic community health services.

www.lilwat.ca or call: 604-894-6656

Líl̓wat R.E.C. Centre

Provides programs for residents and visitors to Lillooet.

www.lillooet-rec-centre

Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh Nation

YÚUSTWAY HEALTH & WELLNESS - Call: 604-892-5975

www.squamish.net

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

AYAS MEN MEN Child and Family Services

Call: 604-980-4111 or www.squamish.net

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.

 www.squamish.net

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

www.fnha.ca KUU-US Poster

 

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 painfu
l memories.

Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

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, chaelyn.falconer@sscs.ca, Cell: 604 698 9034

visit www.sscs.ca.

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.

Substance Use & Addiction Services

Find links to Outreach & Peer supports, Needle Exchange, Safe Use apps, Naloxone Kits, Overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Local Support Groups (like AA & NA).