You are never alone, your community is behind you!
Mental Health Resources
Kids Help Phone
Have a conversation with someone whom you can trust, who won't judge you, and who wants to help.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
A province-wide network of integrated health and social service centres for young people ages 12-24.
START by Fraser Health
The Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment (START) Team provides confidential mental health crisis intervention services for children and teens.
604-951-8855 or 1-877-820-7444 Website
Affordable Child Care Benefit
On September 1, 2018, the Affordable Child Care Benefit replaced the Child Care Subsidy. The new funding will help families with the cost of child care, depending on factors like family size, type of care and household income.
BC Housing Assistance
Explore programs and services. Search for subsidized, low cost and supportive housing. Get tenant information. Find shelter.
Find Support BC
findSupport BC is a central access point for locating programs and activities in your region from technology, recreation, and housing options to funding, financial security, and social service programs and services.
BC Responsible Gambling Program
Find information and resources to support informed choices and healthy behaviours with respect to gambling participation. Free treatment and support are available for anyone struggling with their own or a loved one’s gambling.
Legal and Government Support
Report Child Abuse
Are you a child/youth? Need support? Call Helpline for Children 310-1234. Think someone under age 19 is being abused or neglected? Call 1 800 663-9122
The law is complicated, but not everyone can afford a lawyer. Legal Services Society can help you with your legal issues: Family, Child protection, Criminal and Immigration.
To assist with the cost of post-secondary education through student loans, grants, and scholarships.
Adopt BC Kids
Adopt BC Kids streamlines the adoption process for families who are waiting to adopt a child or teen who has been in B.C. foster care, helping ensure that kids find the loving homes that they deserve, sooner.
Family and Community Support
Family Resource Program
FRPBC is dedicated to promoting and supporting community-based Programs (FRPs) for parent/child (aged 0-6). The community hubs are where families access support, opportunities for engagement, and community resources.
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre
Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre provides information, referrals, training and resources to families, individuals and organizations who are seeking the best care and early learning for children.
Family Fun Canada
Family Fun Vancouver is a complete resource of events and activities for your family to enjoy in Vancouver and Lower Mainland Area!
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. builds bridges, harvests diversity and fosters integration through service and advocacy. They promote the well-being of Canadians of all ethnic origins through programs, services and resources.