Filing a complaint, or responding to a complaint can be difficult. COBC has compiled mental health and legal resources for you, in case you need.
Resources you can find on this page include:
Mental Health Supports
Mental Health Websites
Health Link BC
A website with a mental health learning centre and mental health resource options.
BC Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions Wellbeing Navigation Site
A website to assist in selecting supports for mental health and substance use.
Kids Help Phone
A website with mental health resources and supports including a navigation tool, for youth.
Here to Help BC
A website with information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.
Emergency Services: 911
Health Information and Advice: 811
Crisis Line B.C: 1-800-784-2433
Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
Online Chats for Mental Health
BC Crisis Centre Chat Line Adults
BC Crisis Centre Chat Line Youth
The LifeLine App
Direct access to phone, online chat, text, and email crisis support
E-counselling, self-management tools, access to crisis centres across Canada
Available for iPhone and Android users
Culturally Relevant Supports
The KUU-US Crisis Line Society
A non-profit registered charity that provides 24 hour crisis services through education, prevention and intervention programs. BC-wide culturally relevant crisis support for Indigenous peoples.
TOLL FREE: 1-800-588-8717
Hope for Wellness Helpline
Immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across what is now commonly called Canada. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer counselling and crisis intervention. Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat
A free and culturally safe help line for Indigenous women, based in northern Ontario, and accessible across what is now commonly called Canada. 1 855 554 HEAL (4325)
Healing In Colour
For Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), finding a therapist who understands their lived experiences can be challenging. Healing in Colour strives to make that search easier.
The National Indian Residential School Crisis Line
Provides 24-hour crisis support to “Indian Residential School” survivors and their families. Call toll-free: 1-866-925-4419
Provides free legal legal aid for BC residence. Call toll free: 1-866-577-2525
Lawyer Referral Service
Helps British Columbians of any income find a suitable lawyer to serve their legal needs. Any member of the public may call the Lawyer Referral Service to obtain the contact information of a lawyer who will meet for a free half-hour legal consultation. Call toll free: 1-800-663-1919