Mental Health, Counselling & Other Supports

Child & Youth Mental Health- Ministry of Children & Family Development, Province of B.C.
Address: 625 4th St., Invermere, BC
Phone: (250) 342-4367
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm
Intake Hours: Wednesdays 9:00am-11:00am
This office provides services for youth including, counselling, child protection, and family services. Here you can meet with a Youth Mental Health Clinician and/or a Social Worker.

Youth Outreach Worker- Family Dynamix
Address: Frater Landing- Lower Level, 926 7th Avenue, Invermere, BC
Family Dynamix Office Phone: (250) 342-5566
Youth Outreach Worker Cell Phone (Call or Text): (250) 342-1418
Support Hours: Monday to Thursday – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The program serves youth age 13-18. The youth outreach worker:
-Provides non-judgmental and confidential emotional support
-Provides information and support for healthier life choices
-Assesses alcohol and drug use, depression, suicide risk, sexual activity, and abuse issues. Anyone can refer to the youth outreach program and self-referrals are accepted (parents don’t have to know)

East Kootenay Addiction Services Society
Address: 1022 A – 7th Ave, Invermere BC V0A 1K0
Phone: (250) 342-3868
Provides free and confidential counseling to youth, adults, couples, and families dealing with difficulties from their own or someone else’s substance use. In addition, we provide a referral to approved residential treatment and detox facilities, school-based educational programs,
community education, outreach, harm reduction programs, and our youth Teen Empowerment and Mastery Program (TEAM)

Sexual Health Options Clinic
Address: 850 10th Avenue, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: (250) 342-2360
http://www.optionsforsexualhealth.org/
This office provides sexual and reproductive health services, care, and information. Look for the sign out front of the Interior Health Office at the hospital. They run drop-in clinics on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

Columbia Valley RCMP Victim Services
Address: 4936 Athalmer Rd. Invermere, BC (in the RCMP Detachment)
Phone: (250) 342-3937
RCMP Victim Services works directly with the police to offer emotional support, assistance, and information to victims and witnesses of crime, crisis and/or trauma and their family members.

Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society
address: 7472 Mission Road Cranbrook, British Columbia
Call (250) 489-4563
Services: Provides a wide range of programs and services to children, youth, parents, families, communities. KKCFSS is an evolving organization that has responsibility for the delivery of all child and family services to all Ktunaxa, First Nation & Metis within the Ktunaxa ?Amakis.

Hospice of the Columbia Valley
Service: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley exists to assist individuals and families in recognizing and accepting death as a part of life.
Address: 7th Ave #103, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: (250) 688-1143

Summit Youth Centre
201- 7th Ave, Invermere, B.C.
250-342-3033
Resource and Counseling Referral
Wed – Thurs: 4:00pm -8:00pm
Friday 2:00pm- 10:00pm
Saturday 6:00pm-10:00pm

Any teachers or support workers at your school will help you find the resources or help that you may need. The District has counselors at your school that you can talk to.

Windermere Zone Elementary Counsellor

Sue Bradley – 250-342-6232 ext 4566

Youth Care Worker D.T.S.S. – Caitlin Copland

work: 250-342-9213  ext. 3904

caitlin.copland@sd6.bc.ca