_9-8-8 Partner - Northern Crisis (2)

The Crisis Centre for Northern BC is partnered with 9-8-8.

The Crisis Centre for Northern BC is a 9-8-8 partner. We provide existing crisis services within our communities, as well as take 9-8-8 calls and texts. We are here to make sure that you can connect to a responder within your local community.

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline is Canada’s new three-digit service. This number can be used by people in every province and territory who are in need of support. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call or text 9-8-8.

No matter how you choose to connect with us, we are here for you 24/7.

9-8-8 Values

9-8-8: Suicide Crisis Helpline is here to support anyone in need, no matter who they are or where they are in Canada. The service will always be guided by principles of inclusion, stakeholder engagement and accessibility.

9-8-8 Network Partners believe:

  • It is okay and important to talk about suicide
  • Everyone needs and deserves to feel connected, hopeful and safe
  • People retain their autonomy and dignity when they are listened to with respect and without judgement
  • National services that value and harness community expertise are better at meeting and responding to local needs
  • Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention; cross-sectoral collaboration and partnerships are critical to success

Youth Support Line

250-564-8336 (text)

A confidential peer support service operated by trained youth answering calls from other youth. Text from 4-10PM or call 24/7.

310Mental Health Line


For emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health. ​

24-Hour Crisis Line


A confidential and non-judgmental crisis line to discuss anything troubling you. If it is a crisis to you, it is a crisis to us. 



If you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be.

Youth Support Chat

An online chat for youth in crisis, or in need of information or referrals. The chat line is open from 4:00 pm to 10:00 PM daily.

If we are ever offline between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm, we are experiencing technical difficulties.

You can call us 24/7 at 250-564-8336.