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There are many great community and government resources available in the lower mainland. If you are in need of extra support we may be able to help you find what you are looking for. Whether it’s housing, food, clothing, maternity or baby supplies, general medical care, social services, adoption agencies, low-cost counseling or support groups, we can help you make connections with valuable resources that can help you with the emotional and practical needs you may have.

Below is a list of just a few provincial and national resources that be of help to you:

  • Adoption Counsel of Canada The national umbrella organization for adoption in Canada.
    Call 1-888-54-ADOPT or visit www.adoption.ca.

  • Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service Phone line for information, options and support for those with substance use concerns or those that know someone with these concerns. Call (604) 660-9382. Or elsewhere in BC, dial 1-800-663-1441 (toll-free).

  • BC211 24/7 confidential, bilingual texting and telephone service that provides free information and referrals to a wide range of community, social, and government services. Dial 2-1-1.

  • Best Beginnings Run by Fraser Health, this program provides public health services and resources to pregnant women, new moms, babies and children up to age 2. More information can be found on their website.

  • Childcare Options BC Resource and referral program providing child care information, services, and support to families and child care providers in the communities of Delta, Surrey, and White Rock. Visit www.childcareoptions.ca for more information.

  • Dial-A-Dietitian A nutrition hotline for inquiries on personal health, pregnancy and children. Call 604-732-9191. Elsewhere in BC, dial 1-800-667-3438 (toll-free). Visit www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthyeating for more information.

  • Health Link BC Call 8-1-1 to speak with a nurse any time of day or night.

  • Information Children Parent helpline and e-support on child-rearing information, support and referrals. Call 778-782-3548 or visit www.informationchildren.com for more information.

  • Kids Help Phone 24-hour toll-free service offering confidential phone or web counseling for ages 20 and under. Available in English and French. Dial 1-800-668-6868 (toll-free).

  • Legal Services Society of BC (Legal Aid) An organization that provides legal services to those with legal problems who cannot afford to hire lawyers. Call 604-408-2172 or elsewhere in BC, 1-866-577-2525 (toll-free)

  • Post Abortion Community Services Free and confidential after abortion care. Call 604-525-0999.

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases 24-hour information line on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS. Dial 1-800-661-4337 (toll-free).

  • Suicide Prevention Centre of BC Confidential, 24-hour crisis intervention and suicide prevention line. Call 604-872-3311 or elsewhere in BC, 1-800-SUICIDE (toll-free).

  • Victim Link BC Free and confidential, 24/7 phone line that provides information and referral services to all victims of crime. Also provides immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence. Call 1-800-563-0808 (toll-free).

We would be happy to assist you in connecting with specific resources in the community.

Please give us a call, send us an email or pop by so we can help you connect with the help you may need.

Resources Disclaimer:
The above list of referral agencies is intended solely for your convenience. No implied warranty is made concerning the quality of services offered by them and you should therefore make your own determination for the suitability of any such agency and the services offered by them.

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