Crisis Support

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This section details some of the programs that are available to parents and children who are experiencing crisis in their lives.  If there is a program not listed here that you think should be, please call 250-392-4118 or send an email to [email protected]

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In Williams Lake, there is a crisis line that provides free, non-judgmental support, information and resources to people in emotional distress.  It is available 24 hours a day seven days a week at 1-888-353-2273.

Canadian Mental Health Association – Cariboo Chilcotin Branch provides short-counselling for people who are in difficulty.

P.E.A.C.E. Program for Children and Youth Experiencing Violence

Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) is a prevention, education, advocacy, counselling and empowerment program that provides individual counseling, group work, awareness and assistance for children who have experienced violence

A 16-bed unit which provides a safe haven for women and their children who have been physically, sexually and/or emotionally abused.  The transition house provides counseling, education and support.

The emergency shelter helps people who are without a home with a temporary bed, food and access to other support services.

If you are in need and have no other resources, you may be eligible for income assistance. This can help support your transition to employment.

A culturally safe crisis line for all First Nations people within BC.  Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

A support service for moms, dads, and same-sex partners experiencing postpartum/ perinatal depression or anxiety.

In Williams Lake the Salvation Army operates a food bank for people who need food and provides free meal programs at breakfast and lunch from Monday thru Friday.

A non-profit program that provides families with fruits and vegetables at an affordable price.