Together We Give Hope


safeTALK is a half day training that provides tools to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to resources.  safeTALK is an internationally recognized workshop developed by Living Works Education. Certificate and participant materials provided.

Attending or Booking a Training

safeTALK is held regularly at the Crisis Centre.  safeTALK can also be provided offsite, as requested.  Subsidized offsite group bookings are available for non-profit organizations thanks to funding from the Ministry of Health.  Please call us at 604-872-1811 to utilize this offer.

Workshop Fee

Standard Registration – $40
Subsidized Registration – $25
Crisis Centre Volunteers – $0

Upcoming Dates

Trainings take place at the Crisis Centre Business Office (763 East Broadway, Vancouver) unless otherwise noted.  Payment must be received to reserve your seat in the course.

Wednesday, July 4 9:30am to 1:00pm REGISTER ONLINE
Wednesday, August 29 9:30am to 1:00pm REGISTER ONLINE
Monday, September 24 9:00am to 12:30pm REGISTER ONLINE

Future 2018 training dates will be announced shortly.  Please sign up for our eBulletin to receive updates on training opportunities.


“Very thorough, clear and accessible for helpers of all ages and background” – School Counsellor

“It was extremely informative, structured, interactive and well prepared.  The presenter did a good job at showing us how to approach and react to people who are having thoughts of suicide.” – Youth Worker

“It helps to know I don’t have to have all the answers but can still be helpful.” – Housing Support Worker