Urgent Assistance

If you are under 30 and in Canada, you can access help at youthspace.ca from 6 PM – midnight (Pacific Standard Time).


If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the 24 hr Vancouver Island Crisis Line:


Or the province-wide BC line:


Outside BC

If you are outside of BC, looking for help in Canada, you can find a crisis line for your area here:


Additional Services

For additional crisis services in other areas or online, check out the link below.


General Assistance

Live Chat

Youthspace.ca is a community of professionally-trained volunteers who are here to support you, whatever you are going through. Youth under 30 from across Canada are welcome in the live chat, which runs 6PM-midnight Pacific Standard Time every night, and which can be accessed through the website, or by texting 778-783-0177.

We won’t give you advice, or tell you what to do, but we will support you in the moment, encourage you to explore your thoughts, feelings, fears, options, ideas and resources.


Youth Talk Email Counselling is offered through a partnership with Pacific Centre Family Services Association. A professional youth counsellor responds to youth via email, building a supportive online relationship. Responses can be expected within five days.

Suicide Support Group

Support for Suicide Loss is a support group for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide. It is a group of caring, compassionate individuals who have all experienced suicide loss.

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