This section contains community resources available in Kamloops and surrounding areas.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Updated JULY 2022
- We are happy to be seeing most clients in-person again
- Phone or video conference appointment are available for those who would prefer to reduce in-person contact
- Physical distancing of 2-meters will be maintained by counselling staff and clients when possible
- Limited numbers of family members / support people are able to stay in the waiting area during appointments
- Masks are optional and your choice to wear one will always be respected
- Clients who are feeling unwell are asked to reschedule their in-person appointments or arrange an alternative method of meeting (i.e. phone or video conference)
- Staff will reschedule appointments if they are feeling unwell
- High-touch and high-traffic areas are cleaned regularly
Resources for Parents & Caregivers
Helping Your Sexually Abused Child
Parents and Caregivers Information
Sexual Abuse Counselling: A Guide for Parents and Children
Sibling Sexual Abuse
What Happens When You Tell
When Boys Have Been Sexually Abused
When Girls Have Been Sexually Abused
When Males Have Been Sexually Abused
When Teenage Boys Have Been Sexually Abused
When Teenage Girls Have Been Sexually Abused
When Your Partner Has Been Sexually Abused As a Child
Anti-Violence Crisis Response Brochure
STV Counselling Brochure
Third Party Reporting Brochure
Responding to Disclosures
resources created by ksacc
SAIP Caregiver Guide
A Way Home Kamloops
A Way Home Kamloops provides a continuum of housing options. We provide a variety of programs including: life-skills, case management, employment readiness, peer navigation, and support groups; all with the intention of supporting youth in achieving “adulting” skills.
BC Mental Health Support Line
310-6789 | (do not add any digits before the number)
For any mental health related questions and support. Free, confidential, and available 24/7.
Call or text 211 for referrals to a wide variety of supports. Go to the website and use the search tool to find services in any community across BC.
Click Law BC
Provides legal information, education and support.
Canada’s National tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children.
The Kamloops & District Elizabeth Fry Society is an active community based non-profit agency that offers programs and services in the areas of housing and community justice to people in the Kamloops area, with a focus on women and families.
Low barrier shelter for those experiencing homelessness.
Health Link BC
Call to speak to a Registered Nurse about any health-related issue.
Information about the criminal justice system and resource
KIS is a registered charity serving immigrants, refugees, migrant workers, visible minorities, first-generation Canadians, and their families in becoming full and equal members of the Canadian society.
Kamloops Mental Health Emergency Response Team
Crisis Response Teams help you with crisis intervention, including assessment and linkages to appropriate community and hospital resources when you are experiencing an acute mental health or substance use crisis.
Kids Help Phone
Free, confidential phone support for kids.
A range of free services for low income individuals in BC. Services include legal information, legal advice, and legal representation.
This is a provincial screening line. If you have reason to believe a child has been/ is at risk of being harmed, you have a legal duty to make a report.
Police-based victim service programs respond to police call-outs and provide critical incident response to victims and their family members in the immediate aftermath of crime or trauma.
Representative For Children and Youth
The Representative For Children and Youth provides support to children and youth who are in care or are seeking or receiving government services, and to young adults 19-24 years old who are eligible for Community Living BC services.
The switchboard can connect you to any department if needed.
Secwépemc Child & Family Services Agency (SCFSA) is a fully delegated agency that provides a range of voluntary, guardianship, child protection services to Indigenous families and children living in the seven Secwépemc communities and Kamloops area.
Shelters Across Canada
Online resource for women fleeing violence. This website provides and extensive list of shelter options in Canada.
For those experiencing distress. This hotline is free and available 24/7.
Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers. Call us if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans.
Emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence.
Youth Health Clinic Kamloops
Sexual Health Clinic for youth in Kamloops. Testing, supplies, and harm reduction care. By appointment only.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.
We’re here to support you.
MONDAY – FRIDAY
8:30am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 4:30pm
#601 – 235 First Avenue
Chase Wellness Centre, 830 Thompson Avenue
Logan Lake Health Centre, #5 Beryl Drive
South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society, 601 Bancroft St
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