Counselling Assistance

Local community service agencies offer counselling assistance and other helpful resources to support the mental health and recovery of residents. View services and eligibility requirements in this section.

Sea to Sky Community Services Society

Counselling Assistance

Pemberton & Squamish - counsellor list

For men (age 15+), couples & families.  Subsidized confidential counselling with a Registered Clinical Counsellor. 

Stopping the Violence 

Squamish / Whistler / Pemberton / Southern Stl’atl’imx / Lil’wat communities

Provides lay counselling and support for women who are experiencing or who have experienced sexual assault, abuse, violence in a relationship, or childhood abuse or violence resulting in being traumatized from the experience. 

Sexual Abuse Intervention Program (SAIP) 

Counselling for children and young people who have been or are suspected of having been sexually abused or assaulted. 

Whistler Community Services Society

For Whistler residents who could benefit from clinical mental and emotional counselling. Eligible applicants receive financial support toward the cost of 6 counselling sessions per year.

You will receive:

  • Access to a clinical Counsellor for those who could otherwise not afford the cost.

  • Connect with a mental health professional in a safe and supportive space.

  • Learn skills to better manage your own mental health and become more resilient.

Find out more HERE

Child & Youth Mental Health

(Ministry of Children & Family Development)

The Ministry of Children & Family Development's Child and Youth Mental Health provides a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost.

 

Clinics are staffed by mental health clinicians, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Substance Use, Sea to Sky

VCH provides support to individuals with mental health and/or addiction issues. This community service provides:

  • Assessments and treatment planning

  • Urgent response services

  • Short-term counselling

  • Employment and education support

  • Referrals to other supports and resources such as detox and treatment centres

  • Therapy and Wellness groups

  • Psychiatrist consultation

  • Education to community groups and events.

Find out more HERE

Canadian Mental Health Association
North & West Vancouver Branch

CMHA NWV programs and services are available to residents of the Sea to Sky. Find mental health promotion and mental illness recovery-focused programs and services for people of all ages and their families, including:

- subsidized short-term counselling

- peer support & community wellness

- social support groups

- youth programs

- mental health education and training

- and more...

Find out more HERE