Mental Health, Counselling & Other Supports
Child & Youth Mental Health- Ministry of Children & Family Development, Province of B.C.
Address: 624 4th St., Invermere, BC
Phone: (250) 342-4367
Office Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Intake Hours: Wednesdays 9:30 am-12:00 pm
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. Click here to learn more about what to expect.
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 – 8:30 am to 4:30 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
Hours: Monday to Thursday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Provides free and confidential counselling 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
Drop-in hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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. No appointment is necessary.
Columbia Valley RCMP Victim Services
Address: 4936 Athalmer Rd. Invermere, BC (in the RCMP Detachment)
Phone: (250) 342-3937
Hours: Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
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. Click here for more information.
Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society
Address: 7472 Mission Road Cranbrook, British Columbia
Phone: (250) 489-4563
After Hours Phone: 1-800-663-9122 OR (250) 310-1234
Hours: Monday to Friday – 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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 ɁamakɁis.
Hospice of the Columbia Valley
Address: 7th Ave #103, Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
Phone: (250) 688-1143
Hours: Monday to Friday – 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley exists to assist individuals and families in recognizing and accepting death as a part of life.
Summit Youth Centre Helpline
Phone: (250) 688-9989
Hours: Monday to Friday – after school until 8:00pm
The Invermere Summit Youth Hub now offers a support line that youth can safely call or text with questions, concerns, or if they need someone to talk to. Our staff members can connect/refer youth to outside services if needed and will offer support along the way. Youth can reach out via calls or texts anytime, however responses from staff will only occur during Youth Hub opening hours. For immediate assistance please contact 911.
Any teachers or support workers at your school will help you find the resources or help that you may need. The School District has counsellors at your school that you can talk to.
Windermere Zone Elementary Counsellor: Sue Bradley
250-342-6232 ext. 4566
D.T.S.S. Youth Care Worker: Shannon Warren
Phone: 250-342-9213 ext. 3904