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Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre helps families across the province navigate the mental health system, connect with peer support, and access resources and tools to support well-being.



First Nations Health Authority mental health and wellness supports

The FNHA and other organizations provide culturally safe and trauma-informed cultural, emotional, and mental health services to Indigenous people in BC.



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Más recursos sobre salud mental infantil y juvenil

    • Vancouver Couple and Family Institute

      Provides individual, couple and family therapy to reach personal goals and build strong bonds in the most important relationships

    • Families Change

      Provides age-appropriate information to help kids, teens, and parents deal with a family break up.

    • Parenting After Separation Courses (PAS)

    • Milieu Children and Family Services

      Milieu provides family counselling and mediation services to youth and families in Vancouver.

    • Vancouver Couple and Family Institute

      Provides individual, couple and family therapy to reach personal goals and build strong bonds in the most important relationships.

    • Family Smart

      Provides relevant information and support for families parenting young people with mental health concerns.

    • Wise Parenting

      The CART WiseParenting Group is a skills-based program that draws from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

    • Connect Parent

    • The Canadian Society for Information Children

      Provide information, support and referrals to parents and caregivers related to the care and well-being of families with children 12 years and under.

    • BC Council for Families

    • Parents in the Know

    • Parent Support Services Society

    • Parent in Residence Program

    • A Child's Song

      Private organization that provides consultation, education, and therapy to families joined through adoption which offers various supports and services.

    • Confident Parents Thriving Kids

      A skill-building program designed to help parents support their children aged 3–12 who are experiencing mild to moderate behaviour challenges.

    • Sashbear Family Connection

      Provides skills, support and hope for family members or friends of someone with emotion dysregulation, to regain balance in their lives.

    • Here to Help

    • BC Bereavement Helpline

      Resource hub that provides information about where to access grief and loss-specific support.

    • Charlene Reaveley Children’s Charity Society

    • Burnaby Hospice

      This free group is for teens 13 to 19 who have experienced loss through the death of someone significant through art and music activities, as well as individual sharing and group discussions.

    • The Lower Mainland Grief Recovery Society

    • Vancouver Hospice Society

    • Dealing with Depression Antidepressant Skills for Teens

      Information about low mood and depression and practical self-help skills that may be helpful in managing low mood.

    • Mind Over Mood

      Information that help you to understand how we think can significantly influence how we feel.

    • Mental Health Support


      A non-profit organization that works to improve LGBTQ2SAI+ lives.

    • Four Feathers Society

      The Four Feathers Society is a tribe of Aboriginals living in British Columbia who self-identify as being two-spirit, gay, lesbian, Transgender, Bi-sexual, Intersex, and/or Queer. The society strives to provide opportunities to its members to strengthen and heal their spirits, hearts, minds and physical well-being.

    • Catherine White Holeman Wellness

      Provides low-barrier wellness and legal services to Two-Sprit, transgender and gender non-conforming people in a way that is respectful and celebratory of clients’ identity and self-expression.

    • Trans Care BC

      Information about mental health and wellness for trans and gender diverse people.

    • Trans Families

      Provides information and support to parents and caregivers, as well as answers to frequently asked questions around gender identity. Offers the option of joining their program to access groups, events, and forums.

    • Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic

      Provides treatment with puberty blockers and/or gender-affirming hormones for transgender and gender-questioning youth.


    • COMPASS Mental Health

    • Genecept Assay

      A genetic test used to inform decision-making when clinicians are prescribing medications and treatments for psychiatric conditions.

    • BC Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry Referral

      Has to be referred by a family doctor.

    • BC Children Outpatient Clinic

    • Three Story Clinic

      Offers private and public mental health services for children, youth and families

    • BCACC

      All licensed Clinical Counsellors practicing in BC must register with this association. Search on their website by practice and location, a private counsellor in the meantime if you feel an immediate need for counselling.

    • BC Association of Social Workers

      Search on their website by practice area and location.


    • CMHA Arts and Expressive Therapy

      The Art and Expressive Therapy program helps children, ages 6-12, explore their creative selves while nurturing their emotional health.

    • Counselling BC

      Expressive Arts Therapies use digital media or traditional arts and crafts materials to help clients express themselves more effectively.

    • Sandstory Psychology Services

      Sandstory utilizes evidence-based approaches, such as CBT, narrative, & play, to support a wide range of challenges.

    • Vancouver Art Therapy Institute

      Offer both onsite and virtual art therapy sessions in our clinic staffed by students from both of our programs for children over 5, adolescents and adults.

    • Kids Sports Canada

    • Athletics4Kids

    • BC Children’s Hospital OCD Clinic

      Provides provincial specialized consultation for children and youth age 6-18 with complex obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders who have not responded to community treatment resources.

    • International OCD Foundation

      Typical treatment approaches may include Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Exposure-and Response Prevention (“ERP”), and may also include medication prescribed by a Doctor or Pediatrician.

    • Mental Health Literacy

      Provides information, recommended strategies, and a child/youth-friendly video about what it can be like to experience OCD.

    • About Kids Health

      Article that provides information for parents about how best to support their child with OCD symptoms.

    • Anxiety Canada - OCD

      Article that provides information for parents about how best to support their child with OCD symptoms.

    • Book | The OCD Workbook for Kids: Skills to Help Children Manage Obsessive Thoughts and Compulsive Behaviours

    • Book | Breaking Free from OCD for Teens: A CBT guide for Young People and their Families

    • Book | Brain Lock: Free yourself from obsessive-compulsive disorder

    • Book | Understanding OCD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

    • UBCO Psychology Well-Being Clinic

      Talk privately about depression, anxiety, substance use, stress and more with a supervised graduate student clinician.

    • Moving Forward Family Service

      Free/sliding scale services. 1:1 mental health coaching, educational and support group, individual, couples and family counselling.

    • Wellness Together Canada

      24/7 virtual support for mental health and substance use for all ages.

    • Kids Help Phone

      Phone: 1-800-668-6868 | Text: 686868

    • Youth Space

      Free online crisis and emotional support chat service for youth under 30 across Canada. IM Chat through website or text 778-783-0177

    • Mental Health Support Line

      Trained workers providing emotional support and resources to those in distress or just needing someone to talk to.

    • Here2Talk

    • BGC South Coast BC

    • PEERS Social Skills Program

      A program that is focused on developing and strengthening friendship skills and teach important social behaviours.

    • Brain Boost Education

      Brain Boost offers customized learning programs built around collaboration and engagement.

    • Constructive Pathways Behavioral Consulting

    • Happy Oak Behavioral Consulting

    • Girl Guides of Canada

      Girls 5-17 can join and women can volunteer to enjoy camping, travel, educational activities and community service.

    • Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

      Provide supportive mentoring relationships to youth who may be facing challenges like bullying, isolation, poverty, abuse, social anxiety, low self-esteem, and more.

    • Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver

      Empower children and youth to reach their full potential through mentorship.

    • BeaYOUtiful Foundation

      Offers workshops and other youth programs that promote self-esteem and confidence-building in young girls.

    • KidStart

      Provides 1:1 volunteer mentoring program for children 6 to 12 (may extend) who face challenges at home, school, or community.

    • ArtsUmbrella

      Offer various programs to cultivate young people’s creativity in dance, theatre, art and design.

    • Vancouver Public Library Programs

    • Family Services of Greater Vancouver

      The PEACE Program provides culturally sensitive, trauma-informed and child-centered services for children and youth, aged 3 to 18. Email or call (604) 874-2938 ext. 4141

    • Crime Victim Assistance Program

      Assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime.

    • PLEA ONYX Program

      No barrier, fast-response service that aims to educate youth ages 13 to 18 about sexual exploitation and how to stay safe. They offer tailored services to fit youth’s strengths, needs, and circumstances.

    • Haven

      Low-barrier access, under 19, and in active addiction.

    • Safehouse

      Emergency resource, max. timeline is a month. Goals are re-assessed weekly.

    • Covenant House

    • Aboriginal Safe House

    • BYRC – Broadway Youth Resource Center

    • Oakridge Pediatrics

    • Granville Pediatrics and Family Clinics

    • Sunny Hill Health Centre

    • Occupational Therapy Resources

      Look into Occupational Therapy at CAOT

    • Occupational Therapy Resources

      Find OT services at BC Children’s Hospital Occupational Therapy

    • Speech and Hearing BC

      Speech-Language Pathologist or Audiologist in private practice.

    • BC Cerebral Palsy Association

      Services are built on assessing needs and identifying the strengths in our members of all ages.

    • BC Learning Centers for Children with Dyslexia

      Improve the lives of at-risk children identified with dyslexia by providing free of charge tutoring by educators trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach, a proven method that accommodates their specific learning disability.

    • LDS

      Offers inclusive, comprehensive, and expert learning and related supports for learners with suspected or diagnosed learning differences.

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