General Support Services
Keep up emotional wellness and get support
before you are too distressed
Extended Workplace Health Insurance. Your work health insurance may cover some mental health services with a Psychologist or Registered Counsellor, usually without the need for a physician's referral. Check your policy or call your group benefits provider. Co-pay or FREE.
Work Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) Your workplace may have short term therapy provision through their own contract with a employee organization. Talk to your human services department. Usually these FREE services are short-term, 3-6 sessions.
Sources Counselling and Substance Use Services in White Rock is a community service that offers individual, couples, family, and group counselling. Call 604-538-2522 to set up an intake phone session. Video/phone/in person therapy provided. Sliding scale. If referred through the Family Practice Network of Physicians, 8 sessions are free. Substance Use sessions are free.
White Rock/South Surrey Mental Health and Substance Use Services These services are part of the Fraser Health Authority Go to this link to find more information or call 604-541-6844 to set up an intake phone session to determine your needs. Individual therapy services currently through the phone. FREE
Private Practice Therapists are available through onlne search or through referral lists of the:
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors www.bc-counsellors.org or
BC Psychological Association https://www.psychologists.bc.ca/.
Fees for private therapy will range from $120 to $220+
First Nations support is available through fnha.ca and the 24-hour crisis line. 1-800-588-8717. FREE
Victim of a crime? Crime Victims Assistance can help you apply for access to therapy services. 1-866-660-3888 firstname.lastname@example.org FREE or CoPay depending on the therapist.
Free family and youth counselling provided as well. https://www.dcrs.ca/our-services/mental-health-and-substance-use-services/family-counselling/
SUCCESS BC: Mandarin and Cantonese resources counselling and support. Fees on a sliding scale based on income.
Free Online Therapy
Self directed courses. Usually based in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy . Some include a counsellor for brief support of the therapy units.
Has modules for adults and ones for teens.
Kelty's Key. www.keltyskey.com
Has specific modules such as for chronic pain, grief, and substance use. Designed by Vancouver Coastal Health.
Canadian Mental Health Association. Online programs 8-12 hour modules. https://livinglifetothefull.ca/
Women's Place. If you are in a domestic abuse situation can be a resource 604-536-9611 for clothing, shelter, peer crisis support FREE
Trauma Counselling for Women- Sources
Fee based counselling starting at 85$ an hour