Real talk is a sexual health initiative aimed at people living with cognitive disabilities. They host events and provide educational content about sexuality, safe sex, and dating.
Options for Sexual Health currently offers services in British Columbia and the Yukon. They are All About Choice: they offer current sexual and reproductive health care, information, and education from a feminist, pro-choice, sex-positive perspective.
Sensual Solutions provides coaching services to folks with disabilities so that they may experience personal fulfillment and discover new ways of personal intimacy. Sensual Solutions take over where a Personal Care Aide cannot. They offer intimate companionship and education in new techniques that allow clients to have dignity, good health, and personal pleasure and self-expression.
The Crisis Centre of BC is dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals, organizations, and communities. We are here for you if you are worried about something, feel upset or confused, or just want to talk to someone. The phone lines below are available in over 140 languages using a language service.
By phone: 1-888-661-3311
Or call your local crisis centre:
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Seniors' Distress Line:
Youth Chat (available noon – 1 am PST)
Adult Chat (available noon – 1 am PST)
The Crisis Line provides immediate, free, and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention, and community resource information to people of all ages, 24 hours a day – every day.
Toll Free: 1-877-820-7444
The Crisis Line Association of BC (CLABC) provides mental health crisis support. CLABC developed two provincial networks: 1800SUICIDE and 310Mental Health Support. The networks provide immediate access to 24-hour crisis line services for anyone at any time from anywhere in BC.
310MENTAL Health Support: 310-6789
Victim Link BC is toll-free, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They provide information and referral services to all victims of crime, and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence. Provides service in 130 languages, including 17 North American Aboriginal languages. TTY is accessible and provides interpretation services for all major languages. Call TTY at 604-875-0885. To call collect, call the TELUS Relay Service at 711.
First nations and aboriginal crisis support – Once the issue for support has been identified, the level of severity for call handling is determined, the goal is to establish a non-judgmental approach to listening and problem-solving. A support system is put into place where the caller is brought back to a pre-crisis state. Debriefing is also provided to any front-line worker who works within the field. KUU-US also maintains an in-depth referral database.
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 a crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans.
When you call, you’ll speak to a trans/nonbinary peer operator with full anonymity & confidentiality. No non-consensual active rescue (calling 911, emergency services, or law enforcement)
Members of SIXPO respectfully acknowledge that we live, learn and gather on the unceded, traditional and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) the Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Qayqayt and Tla'amin Nations.
Non-Indigenous folks in Canada please take a look atWhose Landto learn more about the indigenous nation(s) on whose land you live!
Website by Lee Goullaud 2023