Northern Health

Mental Health and Substance Use

Publicly funded (no cost) mental health and substance use counselling supports. Ages 18+. Clients can self-refer.


Ministry of Children and Family Development

Child Protection 



If you think a child or youth under 19 years of age is being abused or neglected, you have the legal duty to report your concern to a child welfare worker. Phone 1 800 663-9122 at any time of the day or night.

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Child and Youth Mental Health

Publicly funded (no cost) mental health counselling supports. For Children and youth under the age of 18. Families can self-refer.

250-847-7727 (Smithers office)

Crisis Centre Chat


Online chat-based support from Noon - 1am daily. 

National Indian Residential School Crisis Line



Emotional and crisis referral services for individuals who attended residential schools.

Accessible 24 hours per day.

Northern Society for Domestic Peace

No cost counselling for adults, children and youth who have witnessed or experienced violence. 

(250) 845-3212 (Houston office)

(250) 847-9000 (Smithers office)

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line and On-line Counselling Service 


Offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous people across Canada.

VictimLink BC 



VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across B.C. and the Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services.