This section contains community resources available in KSACC’s area. Click on the tabs below to be brought to that section.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols
Updated November 2020
- KSACC will support most clients through telephone and digital support services.
- To ensure the safety of everyone, in-person counselling and support services will occur on a limited basis. Safety of all is prioritized.
- KSACC offices will be open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, and closed from 12-1 pm for lunch.
- If you are feeling ill, please contact the office to reschedule your appointment and/or arrange for an alternate means of accessing support (telephone or digital services).
- Offices and waiting areas will require people to maintain the minimum of 2 meters distance.
- The waiting areas in the KSACC office are for clients only. Extra support people will be asked to not come into the KSCC office to minimize the number of people accessing the office.
- Anyone who comes into the office will be asked to use the hand sanitizer provided and complete a health check questionnaire.
- Masks will be required for ALL clients and staff while in the shared KSACC space.
- Counselling and support appointments will be staggered to ensure that there are not multiple people waiting in the reception area.
- The reception desk will be equipped with plexi-glass.
- Counselling offices may have plexi-glass.
- Counsellors will be wearing masks.
- Offices will be cleaned between appointments.
- Cleaning of high traffic areas and high touch services will be completed regularly.
- Only the public washrooms are available to clients.
- Personal contact (including handshakes and hugging) will not be permitted.
- Hand sanitizers will be available in the counselling office for clients to use at any time.
- Please contact your counsellor and/or support staff if you have any questions.
Sexual Abuse Information
Common Emotions & Reactions
Helping Your Sexually Abused Child
Parents and Caregivers Information
Safety Skills Information for Parents of Young Children
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
Brochures, Booklets & Forms
Annual Report 2021
2020 Annual Report
Annual Report 2017/18
Annual Report 2016/17
Annual Report 2015/16
Plan to Escape a Coercive Relationship
STV Counselling Brochure
Third Party Reporting Brochure
Healthy Families Workbook
Responding to Disclosures
Agencies & Organizations
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 help
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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