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Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868) has toll-free, 24-hour phone, online chat, counselling and referral service for young people. You can also connect by texting CONNECT to 686868, you can chat confidentially with a trained, volunteer Crisis Responder for support with any issue, if you would like to stop the conversation text STOP.
Read more about what to expect when connecting with Kids Help Phone.
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BC’s Distress Phone Services 1-800-784-2433 provide confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The phone line is available in over 140 languages using a language service.
Prefer to chat online? The Crisis Centre offers one-on-one online chat noon-1am daily as well as 24/7 access to resources and information through the Youth in BC program. Youth in BC is for youth who need a safe, respectful place to access support and information, or just someone to listen without judgment.
KUU-US Crisis Linecall
The KUU-US Crisis Line Society provides a First Nations and Indigenous specific crisis line available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, toll-free from anywhere in British Columbia.
Topics the KUU-US Crisis Line can support individuals with include, but are not limited to, mental health issues and crisis related to residential school, child welfare, addiction, health concerns, divorce and separation, suicide ideation and survivorship, grief and loss, crime, abuse, peer pressure and financial distress.
Prefer to chat online or by text? Youthspace.ca provides emotional support and crisis intervention service for young people under 30. Youthspace.ca is made up of a community of volunteers who are here to support you – whatever you are going through.
Chat and text are available from 6:00pm to midnight every day.
Read more about what to expect when connecting with Youthspace.ca
Mental Health Support and Information Linecall
Youth Against Violence Linecallemailtextsms
The Youth Against Violence (YAV) Line is a 24/7 anonymous and confidential line to talk to a trained support worker. You can contact them about bullying, gang activity, harassment, intimidation, sexual exploitation, and many other issues. This service is also available in multiple languages.
You can use the YAV line via: