Find lower cost and free counselling options.

We also have a COVID-19 specific section, with programs and supports available.

British Columbia Bereavement Helpline
Tel: 1-877-779-2223     contact@bcbh.ca
Free and confidential grief support via phone or email. Provides compassionate listening and local referrals. Available Monday to Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding holidays.

The Care Centre @ NightShift
10635 King George Boulevard, Surrey, BC V3T 2X6 
Tel: 604-953-1114  confidential@TheCareCentre.org
Access to affordable, confidential, professional counselling for individuals, couples or groups. Free, no-obligation intake interview and sliding-scale rates based on income.

Child and Youth Mental Health Intake Clinic
Cloverdale/Fleetwood Wednesday, 9 am-3:30 pm
15405 - 88 Avenue  
Tel: 604-951-5701
Guildford   Wednesday, 9 am-3:30 pm
8, 15355 - 102 Avenue  
Tel: 604-586-2629
Newton      Wednesday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
200, 13630 - 72nd Avenue 
Tel: 604-501-3225
Surrey North Wednesday, 9 am-3:30 pm;
201, 13680 - 105A Avenue 
Tel: 604-951-5962
Intake clinics at a number of sites around Surrey. Program includes individual therapy, group therapy, parenting programs and referrals to community agencies. Common issues addressed are anxiety problems, mood problems like depression or psychosis, severe behaviour problems, eating disorders and chronic suicidality & self-harm.

Counselling Programs @ DiverseCity
Tel: 604-547-1202    counsellingservices@dcrs.ca
Offers a variety of counselling services to immigrants and refugees in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, Farsi and English. Services including family, child and youth mental health, sexual or family violence, and substance use counselling.  Also offers a parenting group, a father's group, and help for newcomer youth to overcome mental health challenges that effect employment.

Counselling Services @ SourcesBC
882 Maple St., White Rock BC
Tel: 604-538-2522 (Heather)  counsellingservices@sourcesbc.ca  
Offers counselling on a variety of topics. Fees may be subsidized through Sources Foundation, donations, or specialized funding programs. Please inquire for more information. Also offers free Substance use services.

Family Counselling @ Options
Tel:  604-660-4927   (Ministry of Children and Family Development)
Free if you qualify. Must be a resident of Surrey with children under 18 years of age. Self-referral (families must be referred by Ministry of Children and Family Development, but must call MCFD to request referral) MCFD intake line: 604-660-4927.

Here2Talk
Tel: 1-877-857-3397
Post-secondary education is a wonderful and exciting life experience. For most students, it is a time of mixed emotions as they learn to navigate a new routine, gain more independence, and balance competing social and academic priorities. The good news is, you don't have to tackle all of this on your own! Here2Talk connects students with mental health support when they need it. Through this program, all students currently registered in a B.C. post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services, conveniently available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

Mosaic Surrey Newcomers’ Centre
7134 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC 
Tel: 236-521-7080   women.support@mosaicbc.orgvictim.support@mosaicbc.org
During COVID-19, MOSAIC is providing counselling services for newcomers by phone and email (9am-5pm, weekdays).

Moving Forward Family Services
Tel: 778-321-3054     
Offering online and telephone counselling options. Free telephone support provided by supervised interns for anyone who may be struggling emotionally while in self-isolation. Services for all ages and any concerns including addictions, mental health, trauma, violence, parenting, relationships and more. Sliding scale fees and no one is turned away due to financial circumstances. Staff speak a variety of languages.

Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre @ Options
9815 140th St. Surrey BC
Tel: 604-584-5811 ext. 1301   nancy.orlikow@options.bc.ca
Short and long-term counseling to Surrey children and youth (ages 3-18) who have experienced or been exposed to sexual abuse. Also offers support and psycho-educational information to non-offending family members and caregivers. Self referral welcome.

SFU Surrey Counselling Centre
9484 122nd St. Surrey BC (L.A. Matheson Secondary)
Tel: 604-587-7320
Students in the Surrey School District and their parents or guardians have access to free counselling through Simon Fraser University. Counselling available for a range of issues, including parenting, grief, depression, anxiety, bullying and sexual orientation.

Suicide Prevention, Education and Counselling
9815 140th St. Surrey BC
Tel: 604-584-5811 and ask for a SPEAC intake worker.
For children and youth, 18 and under, who are at moderate to high risk of suicide. Free and open to residents of Surrey, White Rock and Langley. Provides suicide risk assessment, crisis intervention and short-term counseling. Also presents suicide prevention workshops to schools and other groups.

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