Youth Resources

An ever evolving and expanding list of websites and phone numbers for youth in Squamish who find themselves in critical need:

Vancouver Coastal Health, Youth Health Services:

Find youth services designed to meet your needs. Most services are for people between the ages of 12-24.

Kids Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868

Kids Help Phone is always there. No matter the topic, they will listen. This resource judgment free, totally private and available 24 hours a day. Free texting service also available by messaging the word CONNECT to 686868. Online chat is available is available as well.

British Columbia Crisis Centre: 1.800.784.2433

Telephone line available 24 hours a day if you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.

Youth in B.C.: Howe Sound & Sunshine Coast 1.866.661.3311

Chat with a crisis responder by phone 24 hours a day or connect through online chat from noon to 1am.

310 Mental Health: 310.6789 (no area code required)

Call the Mental Health Support Line for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health.

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