Community Support Services

Click on the links below for more community information.

9-8-8 Suicide Crisis Helpline

Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre

SD73 Parent Resource Page: See Webpage 

Mindshift App by Anxiety Canada coaches teens and young adults in anxiety management.  Download the Mindshift App from the Apple App Store and Google Play. 

Family Smart provides information on mental health resources for families and peer support for parents supporting a child with mental health challenges.  


Foundry Virtual BC or download the Foundry BC App 

Online services available for young people (ages 12-24) such as: counselling, peer support, employment services, primary care, and groups and workshops.  


Foundry Virtual BC for parents/caregivers:  

Workshops such as Caregivers Support and Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) for those supporting a young person with various mental health and substance use challenges.  


CYMH (250-371-3684) offers Mental Wellness Programs/Groups that support individuals and families: CYMH Website

Mind over Madder (manage conflict and difficult feelings), Taming Your Worry Dragons for youth with anxiety, ADHD group for caregivers. 


Kamloops Boys and Girls Club: 

Life Skills and Wellness programs for group and one-to-one. Schedule a meeting with a Youth Life Skills Worker  


YMCA-YWCA offers Mental Wellness Programs/Groups that support individuals of all ages and families to learn healthy coping skills, connect with others in the community and create mindfulness strategies to help manage anxiety and depression.  

Mind Outdoors (ages 13-17), Teen Mindfulness (ages 12-17), Youth Mindfulness (ages 18-30)  YMCA Website


Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance:

Centre for ADHD Awareness:

National Centre for Learning Disabilities’ Executive Function e-book: View e-book 

Create a media plan for screen time use:

SD73 Transition Guide for School Completion / Evergreen: Transition Guide Link

TRU Accessibility Services: 

TRU ESTR (Education and Skills Training) Program: 

People in Motion: 

Online Planning Tool: 


Students with an Autism diagnosis are eligible for support through the Children and Youth with Support Needs program (CYSN). To initiate funding or to re-connect with a CYSN social worker, please call 250-371-3684. Supports may include life skills programming, behavioural supports, respite, and adult transition planning.  


Students with an FASD diagnosis or have been identified as having complex needs, are eligible for support through the Key Worker Program. This program can be accessed at any time by self-referral, and it provides education, advocacy, and support for families with children. Please contact Gila Yusik or Lia Williams at Insight Support Services (250-554-0085). 

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