Mental Health and Wellness

OrganizationService and Contact Info
Suicide Prevention
(B.C. wide)
Call 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Youth Outreach Suicide PreventionCall 250-702-6880
Mental Health Support Line
Call 310-6789
Vancouver Island Crisis HotlineCall 1-888-494-3888
Victim ServicesFor youth under 18 years of age
Call 250-334-7575 local 224
KUU-US Crisis Response ServiceProvides 24/7 culturally aware crisis support to Indigenous people in B.C -

Call 1-800-588-8717
Child and Youth Mental HealthOffering limited services and supports via phone, text and Skype.

For more information, call 250-334-5820
(MCFD after hours helpline: 250-310-1234)
Denman/Hornby Island SupportsOffers 1:1 support to parents and youth via phone call, Facebook text, video chat, online meeting, and emails. More after-hours support now available for parents who are only able to connect in evenings. Provides counselling support, Emergency Support Benefits, selfcare, and parenting support, etc.

Call 250-898-0247


On Facebook Meredith Hornby Denman, Sara Youth
Outreach Denman & Hornby Island. On Instagram - @sara.youth.outreach
Foundry BCOffers virtual drop-in counselling sessions by voice, video and chat to BC’s young people ages 12 – 24 and their caregivers! Virtual services will be expanding to include primary care and peer support.

Services are free and confidential and do not require a referral or assessment.

Call 1-833-308-6379 to book an appointment or visit
Kids Help PhoneCanada’s only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French -

Call 1-800-668-6868.
Children can text 686868 for support
Kids help phone 310-1234.
Mamatoto CounsellingOffering free Online Group support on Tuesdays at 1p.m. for one hour. Free online support for front-line healthcare workers Mondays 5-6. For more information, visit
Comox Valley Family ServicesCall 250-338-7575
John Howard SocietyChild & Youth Mental Health Outreach Counselling, Youth & Family Substance Use Services are all operating either online or in person. Parent support meetings hosted via Zoom 2x per week. Some grocery and meal vouchers will soon be available for youth.

Call 250-338-7341
FamilySmartFamilySmart is dedicated to supporting families whose children and youth are struggling with their mental health - for more information call 1-855-887-8004 or go to
Kelty Mental HealthOffering support for mental health - for more information visit
Youth Mindfulness Group
(Y Mind)
YMCA-YWCA in Victoria is offering an online version that is open to all of Vancouver Island. For more information email
Anxiety CanadaGreat resources for helping navigate the times - for more information visit Anxiety Canada
Starling MindsOffering free and confidential online support via self directed and digitally delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - for more information visit here
Employee and Family
Assistance Program (EFAP)
For SD71 employees only through Homewood Health. For more information, call 1-800-663-1142 or visit Homeweb
Pacific TherapyPhone and video counselling services - for more information call 250-338-2700
Bounceback Mental Health CoachingAccepting self-referrals for Anyone in BC age 15 and older who is already connected to a primary care provider (doctor, nurse practitioner or psychiatrist).
Comox Valley Hospice SocietyOffers support and guidance after a death. Grief and bereavement counselling by phone (free of charge). Call 250-339-5533 or email
SAIP - Sexual Abuse Intervention ProgramFree phone counselling for children and youth ages 3-18 who have been sexually abused, and to children under the age of 12 with sexual acting out behaviours.

Contact Isabel at Family Services 250-338-7575 ext. 224
Community Based Victim Service
(CBVS) Program
Free and open to self and community referrals. Provides emotional support, justice related information, referrals, and practical assistance to victims of crime/trauma and their families.

Call 250-338-7575