Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention in BC: Phone and Chat Lines

Help available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Confidential one-to-one conversation with a volunteer listener specially trained to provide crisis intervention, psychological first aid, support and resource information.

Provides support for abuse & assault, eating disorders, self-harm, bullying, harassment, stress, suicidal feelings, sexuality, substance use and mental health concerns. The website has extensive information & links about available support and resources.

The phone lines below are available in over 140 languages using a language service.

  • Suicide & Crisis Line: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
  • Seniors Distress Line: 1-604-872-1234
  • Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1am)
  • Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)

The Interior Crisis Line Network: 1-888-353-CARE (2273), a member of the BC Crisis Line Association of BC, provides 24/7 support specifically for residents living in the Interior Health region of BC

Address / Contact Info

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC
763 East Broadway Vancouver, BCV5T 1X8

Phone Numbers

Toll-free : 1-800-784-2433

Hours of Operation

Line Open: 24 hours/day, 7 days a week

Web Links

Location Map

This program was last updated on 16 Mar 2017.