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In an emergency

In an emergency, always dial 911 for police, fire, or ambulance

For campus support and response, contact BCIT Security at 604-451-6856.

If in crisis:

Need to speak to someone urgently? Feeling unsafe or uncertain about a friend, colleague or family member? Please contact the following:

Crisis Centre of BC

Suicide hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) – If you are in distress or worried about someone else. It’s free and available 24 hours a day

BC Mental Health Support Line

Heretohelp: 310-6789 (do not add 604, 778 or 250 before the number). It’s free and available 24 hours a day.

Canadian Suicide Prevention Crisis Helpline

National Suicide Crisis helpline, Call or text 9-8-8 24 hours a day 7 days per week


Here2Talk connects post-secondary students with mental health support 24/7 via app, phone and web. All students currently registered in a post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services.

Canada-wide toll free, dial: 1-877-857-3397
Canada-wide direct, dial: 604-642-5212

KUUS-US Indigenous Crisis Line (24/7)

KUU-US Crisis Line Society is a non-profit registered charity that provides 24 hour crisis services through education, prevention and intervention programs

Toll Free: 1-800-588-8717

Online Chat Service for Youth in Distress (for 25 years old and under) – Available Noon to 1am

Online Chat Service for Adults in Distress – Available Noon to 1am

Sexual assault

Please review BCIT Safety and Security’s Information on Sexual Assault.

For support please contact: