on the web
These recommended websites are free and easily accessible! All you need is an internet connection.
24/7 confidential and free distress services. 1-800-784-2433 (Anywhere in BC. Language service is available. Ask for an interpreter.) 604-872-3311 (Vancouver Coastal Regional Distress Line)
Family Services of the North Shore is a non-profit, community-based agency. The programs and services include counselling support, family programs, youth support, LGBTQ2S + support, seniors & caregivers support, end of life or grief support, gender based violence, trauma & abuse support, eating disorders prevention program, etc.
Foundry North Shore
Foundry North Shore offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services.
Harvest Project is a community-based urban relief organization and registered Canadian charity. They provide one-to-one client-coaching and active-listening, a rent bank, a grocery-support program, clothing supports, assistance for workforce re-entry, food-recovery and redistribution, and a retail Clothes For Change Thrift Boutique.
Hollyburn provides a range of professional counselling services to individuals, couples and families, supports families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other pervasive developmental disorders, provides residential care for children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, and offers training and support to foster parents and extended families.
Lookout Housing and Health Society is a non-profit charitable organization, providing housing and a range of support services to adults with low or no income who have few, if any, housing or support options.
North Shore Community resources is dedicated to individual and community well-being through facilitating social connections, empowerment and community participation.
North Shore Community Resource Guide (formerly the Green Book) is an up-to-date source to find information about services and organizations on the North Shore.
The Community Legal Services provide free legal information, advice, and advocacy services to those on the North Shore facing disputes or legal issues.
The NSDRC is the only organization on the North Shore that assists anyone, regardless of age, with any kind of disability. The Community Based Services department provides one-to-one and/or group support to children and adults with disabilities and their families through a variety of programs.
Do you need to talk to someone about an issue at home or school? Are you having difficulty finding friends or transitioning to the job market? The North Shore Youth Services Directory covers the range of issues facing youth today and provides the contact information you need to help you connect with the right people. Provided in partnership between City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, and District of West Vancouver.
Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society offers programs to anyone in the Lower Mainland and the Sea to Sky, with help over the phone to others who call regardless of where they live. Family Support Centre provides personal support and information on major mental illnesses — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, borderline personality disorder, concurrent disorders, and anxiety disorders.
A directory of organizations that fund and support 2SLGBTQ+ communities across Metro Vancouver. Compiled by Sher Vancouver, a non-profit society that supports 2SLGBTQ+ South Asians and their friends and families.
If you or someone you know needs support or has an issue to discuss, contact any of the listed resources. These support services for youth are free, anonymous, and confidential.
The North Shore Table Matters Network has been building relationships between local governments and community groups with interests in food security, urban agriculture and local food systems since 2005.
They maintain a Food Asset Map where you can find services that provide food and meals on the North Shore.