Emergency Numbers

If you are in urgent need of medical care, please call 911. 

If you require health care advice for a non-urgent concern, call HealthLink BC at 811.

Other emergency contacts

  • Ambulance, fire, police: 911 If you need immediate emergency help.
  • BC Drug and Poison Information Centre: 1.800.567.8911 Offers a 24-hour telephone information service which provides immediate information about the effects of drugs and poisons and treatment to health care providers and the general public. A toll-free number is staffed by nurses, pharmacists and physicians.
  • HealthLink BC: Anywhere in BC: 8-1-1 TTY (Deaf and hearing-impaired): 7-1-1
  • Kids Help Phone: 1.800.668.6868 Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
  • Youth in BC Distress Line: 1.866.661.3311 24-hour distress line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.
  • Problem Gambling Help Line: 1.888.795.6111 (Deaf and hard of hearing callers call collect: 604.875.0885). The Problem Gambling Help Line is a province-wide information and referral service for anyone who is adversely affected by their own, or another's gambling habits.

Emergency mental health services

For life-threatening situations, please call 9-1-1.

Crisis Line

  • Fraser Health Crisis Line - Local: 604.951.8855 | Toll-free: 1.877.820.7444
  • Mental Health Support - 310-6789 for emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health.
  • 1800SUICIDE - 1-800-784-2433: If you are considering suicide, or are concerned about someone who may be, help could be just a call away... 24 hours a day. Every day.

Alcohol and Drug Information Referral

  • Local: 604-660-9382
  • Toll-free line: 1-800-663-1441: 24-hour free telephone service provides information about province-wide addictions services.

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