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Urgent Help

RCMP Police

RCMP police officers ensure public safety and security, investigate crimes and enforce the law. 24/7.

RCMP police officers ensure public safety and security, investigate crimes and enforce the law.

24/7
1419 11th Ave North, Golden

 

Abuse and neglect of children - who do I call

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect – Child Protection Services 24/7.

If a child is in immediate danger, call police at 911 to intervene.

If you think a child or youth under 19 years of age is being abused or neglected, you have the legal duty to report your concern to a child welfare worker. Phone 1 800 663-9122 at any time of the day or night.

24/7
All Local - Golden and District Hospital

24/7 Services include inpatient, obstetrics, and emergency

Acute and Emergency Care

24/7
835 9th Street North
All Local - Golden Safe Homes and Crisis Line

Emergency shelter for women and children fleeing violence. 24/7.

  • Emergency shelter for women and children fleeing violence
  • 24 hour crisis line for women and female youth
24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year
Office hours Monday to Friday 10:00am. – 4:00pm. Thursday 10:30 – 4:00pm.
419C 9th Avenue North
Next to Brent’s Boardshop
BC Drug and Poison Information Centre

If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance. 24/7.

If you suspect someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance.

If someone is unconscious, having a seizure, difficulty breathing or chest pain, immediately call 9-1-1.

24/7

Separate Drug Information Line for BC healthcare professionals:  1-866-298-5909 (Monday – Friday; 9:00 – 4:00)

bc211

211 is a free, confidential telephone and texting service for kids and youth and their families. We can connect you with services in your area. 24/7.

211 is a free, confidential, multilingual telephone and texting service for children, youth and their families with information and referral to a full range of community, social, and government services.

24/7
East Kootenay Crisis Line

Crisis Line for children, youth and adults. 24/7.

Crisis Line for children, youth and adults – serving the entire East Kootenay region including Golden.

24/7
Kids Help Phone

24/7 counselling. Online or on the phone. English or French.

Kids Help Phone is a national, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, online counselling and referral service for children and youth.

The Kids Help Phone website has a lot of information on topics like:

 

  • emotional well-being
  • bodies
  • bullying and abuse
  • identity
  • sex and relationships
  • school and work
  • family and friends

(menu button is in the top right corner).

You can chat with a counsellor between 4:00 pm – midnight on Wednesday through Sunday evenings.

24/7
KUU-US Crisis Services Line

For children and youth. Culturally safe support services for First Nations and Indigenous people. 24/7.

For children and youth. Culturally safe support services for First Nations and Indigenous people.

24/7
MCFD Child and Youth Help Line

A 24-hour after hours / emergency service for children & youth and for those who are concerned about them.

A 24 hour  comprehensive help line for Children and Youth and for those who are concerned about them, including after hours /emergency service.

MCFD – Ministry of Children and Family Development

24/7
Mental Health Support Line

This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal. 24/7.

This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal 24/7. Crisis line workers are trained to help provide emotional support as well as mental health information and resources.

24/7
Suicide Help Line

Please call. You are not alone. 24/7.

Please call. You are not alone. Support available in 140 languages.

24/7
VictimLink Help Line

Immediate crisis support for victims of family violence or sexual violence. Information and referral services for all victims of crime. 24/7.

Immediate crisis support for victims of family violence or sexual violence. Information and referral services for all victims of crime. Support available in over 110 languages.

24/7
Youth Against Violence Line

Are you in danger? Is someone you know being threatened? Want to make a difference? 24/7.

If you’re in any way concerned about your safety or the safety of others, we can help. Anything you say is kept completely confidential and you remain totally anonymous – we don’t have call display either. And, because the YAV Line is a multilingual service, we can talk to you in your language.

24/7
Youth Crisis Line

Here to listen. Here to help. Phone or chat. 24/7.

Here to listen. Here to help. Phone or chat.

24/7
Youthspace.ca

Youthspace.ca is a safe place for youth to share thoughts, feelings and fears. You can join a forum, text or chat online. 7 pm – 1 am.

Youthspace.ca is a safe place for youth to share thoughts, feelings and fears. You can join a forum, text or chat online between the hours of 7:00 pm and 1:00 am (Mountain Time). All volunteers are trained in emotional support and crisis response. All volunteers are also certified in ASIST Suicide First Aid. They provide a welcoming and inclusive space for all. They strive to be LGBTQQIP2SAA-friendly and Trans-Inclusive. E-Counseling services also available.

7:00 pm – 1:00 am (MST) 7 days a week