Support Services

Health Support Information

Emotional, cultural and professional support services are also available to Survivors and their families through the Indian Residential Schools Resolution Health Support Program. (https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/first-nations-inuit-health/health-care-services/indian-residential-schools-health-supports/indian-residential-schools-resolution-health-support-program.html). Services can be accessed on an individual, family or group basis.

Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador: 1-866-414-8111
Quebec: 1-877-583-2965
Ontario: 1-888-301-6426
Manitoba: 1-866-818-3505
Saskatchewan: 1-866-250-1529
Alberta: 1-888-495-6588
British Columbia: 1-877-477-0775
Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut: 1-800-464-8106

Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) services include grief and loss counselling, crisis counselling, trauma counselling, family and group counselling and other supports including Traditional Healing Methods & Medicines, for more information please visit their service website at http://irsss.ca/our-services/services/ Or, phone the IRSSS Crisis Line at 1.866.925.4419 (Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week)

UBC Vancouver Counselling Services
1040 Brock Hall
1874 East Mall
Vancouver
Tel 604.822.3811
https://students.ubc.ca/health-wellness/mental-health-support-counselling-services

UBC Okanagan Health and Wellness
UNC337 – 3272 University Way
Kelowna
Tel 250.807.9270
http://students.ok.ubc.ca/health-wellness/counselling.html