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Are You in Distress?

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  • Together We Give Hope

    In 2015, the Crisis Centre helped more than 108,000 people help themselves and others deal with crisis.

  • Here to Listen
    Here to Help

    The Crisis Centre has been providing emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress since 1969.

  • Help Us Help Others

    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.

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New Online Suicide Prevention Module for Family Physicians

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) released a new online suicide prevention module for family physicians certified by

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World Suicide Prevention Day at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Join us at the Vancouver Art Gallery to celebrate World Suicide Prevention Day! Date: Friday September 8 Time: 12pm

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Get Help

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.



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.



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.


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

Community Education

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