501 Main Street, Penticton
For First Nations youth aged 12 – 24, 24/7 crisis line, in-person counselling by appointment.
JAMIE HOLLOWAY, Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician
250-293-6784 (call or text)
KUU-US CRISIS LINE SOCIETY 1-800-588-8717
Youth Line: 250-723-2040
Adult Line: 250-723-4050
First Nations and Aboriginal specific 24/7 crisis line service BC. KUU-US Crisis Line Society works and operates on the unceded territory of Tseshaht and Hupacasath
NATIVE YOUTH CRISIS HOTLINE 1-877-209-1266
Answered by staff 24/7.
YOUTH IN BC 1-866-661-3311
For youth resources or talk with a counselor online 24/7.
KIDS HELP PHONE 1-800-668-6868
24/7 e-mental health service offering confidential support to young people.
Support also available by Text at 686868
HOPE FOR WELLNESS HELPLINE & CHAT 1-855-242-3310
A 24/7 phone line that offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. “On-Line” Chat Counseling Service.
INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL CRISIS LINE 1-866-925-4419
A national service for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of their residential school experience.
BC SUICIDE SUPPORT LINE 1-800-784-2433
If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves call: 1-800-784-2433 (help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
CANADIAN VIRTUAL HOSPICE: Honouring Grief and Loss
MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION LINE: 310-6789 (no area code needed) Answered 24/7/365
Provides emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and support relating to mental health and wellness.
If you require additional information, please feel free to contact the Band Office and ask to speak with one of the Health Team staff.