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Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre


Toll free1.800.SUICIDE (784.2433)

A safe place to turn when there seems to be no hope, the Crisis Centre is operated by 350+ front line volunteers and a small team of professional staff who support and empower individuals to see their own strengths and options, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. - Provide youth and adults with an opportunity to talk openly yet confidentially when in distress, or crisis, seek emotional support, and locate referral services in their community.

Fraser Health Crisis Line

Phone 24 hours604.951.8855

Toll Free Phone1.877.820.7444

We provide immediate, free, confidential emotional support, crisis intervention and community resource information to people of all ages 24 hours a day – everyday. Our services, which include response to those who call 1800SUICIDE and the 310Mental Health Support Line, are delivered by skilled volunteers who have successfully completed a rigorous training program.

Help Line for Children


Child Abuse

A child is anyone under the age of 19. Abuse can be physical, emotional or sexual. Abuse can be abandonment, desertion, neglect, ill-treatment, or failure to meet the physical, emotional needs or medical needs of a child. Abuse can be stopped.

Round the Clock Help

When it concerns abuse, anyone can call the Helpline for Children ... anytime, day or night. Simply dial 310.1234 (no area code needed).

Kids Help Phone


What is
Kids Help Phone?

  • Phone counselling

  • Web counselling

  • For ages 20 & under

  • Free, 24/7

  • Anonymous & Confidential

  • Non-judgemental

The KHP Promise:

Anonymous means you don't have to tell us who you are.
Confidential means whatever you tell us is safe

Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)

Teen Depression

Dealing with Depression: Anti-Depressant Skills for Teens, a guide for teens and adults, is intended to assist youth age 13 to 17 who suffer from depression or who believe they have an early or mild form of depression.*

Created by mental health experts and clinical psychologists from BC, the guide contains answers to many common questions about teen depression, interactive worksheets, and links to other sources of information.

2 ways to use this book:

  1. Download it to your computer. This version will allow you to enter information in the worksheet section directly from your computer. The file can then be saved or bookmarked for future reference, or printed if needed.
  2. Print manual. This version is best if you want to work from a hard copy. But notice that the book is pretty long, about 67 pages, so you might want to print it in sections, as you read each part.

*It is important to understand that this guide is not a replacement for treatment where this is needed. In such cases, the services of a professional should be sought. If you think you might be depressed, talk to a family member, mental health professional, a doctor, or school counsellor.

BC residents may order free copies of this guide at Requests from out-of-province to purchase the guide should be directed to Queen's Printer, BC Government Publications.



Hours: 24 hours/day

VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1.800.563.0808. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.

Victim service workers can provide information and referrals to all victims of crime and crisis support to victims. Even if you’re not sure if you have been a victim of crime, you can call VictimLink BC at 1.800.563.0808 for assistance. Your call will be completely confidential. VictimLink BC staff can connect people to a network of community, social, health, justice and government resources, including victim services, transition houses, and counselling resources.

Any time of the day or night, every day of the year, VictimLink BC is as close as your phone or the Internet and can provide you confidential support and information you can trust.

If you require assistance, or if you just want to talk to someone, please call VictimLink BC at 1.800.563.0808.

Youth Against Violence

Text Msg604.836.6381

Toll free1.800.680.4264

Hours: 24

Days: 7

Are you in danger? Is someone you know being threatened? Want to make a difference?

Stand Up. Be Heard. Get help.

Call the Youth Against Violence Line at 1.800.680.4264 and talk one-on-one to a YAV Line support worker 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or e-mail us at

If you're in any way concerned about your safety or the safety of others, we can help. Anything you say is kept completely confidential and you remain totally anonymous - we don't have call display either. And, because the YAV Line is a multilingual service, we can talk to you in your language.

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 or your local police department.


Youth in BC


Phone1.866.661.3311 is run by the Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC. We are a volunteer driven organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis. 

It connects youth with support, information and resources.

24-Hour Distress Line: available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week

Lower Mainland: 604.872.3311 // Toll Free: 1.866.661.3311

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Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services

11907 – 228th Street, 

Maple Ridge


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Program Name - Legal Services

Hours of Service
Tuesday 12 pm – 4 pm (drop in available most Tuesdays)
Purpose Statement 
Provides information and printed material about Legal Aid and assistance applying for Legal Aid
About Program
Community partners are service providers throughout BC who raise awareness of legal aid services, assist people to find legal information, distribute legal education and information materials, and connect people to Legal Services Society intake, advice and respresentation services. 

Who Qualifies/Eligibility
Residents of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows


Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)

#200 - 11965 Fraser St - Maple Ridge Office, 

Maple Ridge


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Youth Services

In crisis? Don't know what services are available?

There is help.

The Ministry of Children and Family Development provides a wide range of services to help young people and their families when they are having difficulties, when youth are sexually exploited, have an addiction to drugs or alcohol, are living on the street, have mental health problems, or a combination of issues.

The services we provide can:

  • help you make changes in your life
  • better your relationships with friends and family
  • help you find housing
  • help you finish or continue education
  • enable you to gain skills and education to get a job
  • help you learn to manage your emotions and behaviour
  • if you are living on the street, we may help you get home
  • work with you to kick your drug or alcohol addiction
  • provide your parents with education and counseling
  • help you learn to manage money

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Lower Mainland Purpose Society for Youth and Families

40 Begbie Street, 

New Westminster


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Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Days: Monday - Friday

Health Promotion Van 

Our Health Promotion Van is out and about in the community five days a week and serves the street-involved population, drug users and sex-workers. Wave us down if you would like…

  • Needle Exchange

  • Harm reduction supplies (condoms, lube, needles, mouthpieces etc )

  • Hygienic Supplies

  • Warm clothing

  • Referrals to community resources

  • Emergency snacks

  • To report a “bad date” or obtain a warning sheet of dangerous clients.

To wave us down to access the van call (604)-562-5170 


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Help Line - Sources Community Resource Centres

882 Maple Street, 

White Rock

Phone604.542.HELP (4357)

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Hours: 9:00am-1:00pm

Days: Monday-Friday

Provides comprehensive information and referral regarding services in the South Fraser region. Has specialized knowledge of services and community activities in Surrey and White Rock.Call 604.542.HELP (4357)

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