Together We Give Hope
In 2015, the Crisis Centre helped more than 108,000 people help themselves and others deal with crisis.
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Here to Help
The Crisis Centre has been providing emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress since 1969.
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The Crisis Centre relies on support from donors to continue operating 24/7. Please consider supporting us!
Together We Give Hope
The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis.About the Crisis Centre »
Position on Physican Assisted Death Legislation
The Crisis Centre’s position on Physician Assisted Death follows the positioning of the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. PleaseRead More »
Feedback Requested – Single Access Number!
Currently, the Crisis Line Association of BC (CLABC) operates its crisis lines network under two names: 1-800-SUICIDE and 310-MentalRead More »
Help is Available! We really are here to listen, here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-SUICIDE, or call your local crisis centre.LEARN MORE
Volunteering at the Crisis Centre is a great way to make a contribution to your community. Our vital programs could not exist without our team of more than 450+ volunteers.GET INVOLVED
Donate now, (Online secure transactions using your credit card or PayPal account) Or call us at (604) 872-1811 to make a donation by credit card or send your donation in the form of a cheque or money order.GIVE NOW
Distress Phone Services
24/7 Distress Phone Services are free and available to 2 million people on the Lower Mainland, Sea-to-Sky corridor, Sunshine Coast and in Powell River. Learn More
Online Distress Services
Web-based hotline for youth and adults in distress where they can access free, confidential, non-judgmental support (noon – 1am, 7 days a week) from dedicated volunteers, supported by a small team of professional staff. Learn More
Provides education aimed at enhancing resiliency and providing practical tools for identifying and responding to crisis and suicide in our communities. Includes youth programming, professional development, tools for schools and community, and older adult programming. Learn More