UBCLC Counselling Support

Learning Circle counselling and wellness support resources

Crisis support 

Support via telephone

  • KUU-US Crisis line (24 hr, toll free): 1-800-588-8717 ; Locally: Adults and Elders at 250-723-4050 ; Children and youth at 250-723-2040
  • Trans Lifeline helpline (24 hr): 1-877-565-8860
  • Crisis Centre BC (24 hr): 1-800-784-2433 
  • Crisis Services Canada (24 hr): 1-833-456-4566
  • Hope for Wellness Help Line (24 hr): 1-855-242-3310
  • Tsow Tun Le Lum: Phone 1-888-403-3123 to access the following cultural supports Levi Martin, James Quatell and Mike Kelly
  • Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS): Phone 1-800-721-0066 or 604-985-4464 to access the following cultural supports: Sadie McPhee, Gertie Pierre or Yvonne Rigby Jones. Emotional mental health and counselling services will be accessible from the IRSSS Resolution Health Support Workers.
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line and On-line Counselling Service: toll-free at 1-855-242-3310 or through hopeforwellness.ca
  • The Metis Crisis Line: available 24 hours a day: 1-833-638-4722

Support via online chat

Other mental health support resources (for all ages):


Indigenous Youth Resources

UBC Student Counselling resources:

Emergency Helplines

1. Kids Help Phone:    1-800-668-6868
2. Native Youth Crisis Line: .    1-800-588-8717
3. Youth In BC    youthinbc.com
4. Kids Help Phone    kidshelpphone.ca
5. Crisis Centre FNHA    1-877-209-1266
7. BC Crisis Line (Suicide)    1-800-784-2433
8. Trans Lifeline:    translifeline.org
9. Download the:    Help, Hope, Healing toolkit

Crisis support (for all ages)

Support via telephone

Support via online chat

Crisis support (for youth)

Support via telephone

Support via text

Support via online chat

Educational Comics and Cartoons

Indigenous Youth Wellness & Support

DIY – Youth Councils

Other mental health support resources (for all ages):