Emotional Support Resources
❖ Indian Residential School Survivors and Family Crisis Line 1-866-925-4419
The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their Residential school experience. This line is also available to family of former students.
❖ KUU-US Crisis Line Society 1-800-KUU-US17 (1-800-588-8717)
First Nations and Aboriginal specific crisis line available 24/7, regardless of where individuals reside in BC.
Child and Youth Text line: 250-723-2040
Adult and Elder: 250-723-4050
❖ Kid’s Help Phone
1-800-668-6868 to speak to a professional counsellor, 24 hours a day or text CONNECT to 686868.
❖ First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Helpline
If you are experiencing emotional distress and want to talk, contact the toll-free Hope for Wellness Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or the online chat at hopeforwellness.ca open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
❖ BC Bereavement Helpline
To provide support to anyone coping with grief and loss. Call the Helpline at 604-738-9950, Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Toll free 1-877-779-2223
If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line, without a wait or busy signal. Answered by staff 24/7. Available throughout Canada and US.