Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays has many partnerships with community service providers who may be able to support you with your needs. Listed below are the services and contact information for supports in our areas.
Mental Health and Addictions Services
Interior Health services for adults at risk and those with a chronic mental illness. For more information, please visit the Interior Health website.
- Cranbrook 250-420-2210
- Castlegar 250-304-1846
- Creston 250-428-8734
- Golden 250-334-7555
- Grand Forks 250-442-0330
- Invermere 250-342-2363
- Kimberley 250-427-2215
- Nelson 250-505-7248
- Salmo 250-357-2277
- Sparwood 250-425-2064
- Trail 250-364-6262
Information and Crisis Lines
- Mental Health Info Line 1-800-661-2121
- Alcohol & Drug Info Line 1-800-663-1441
- Interior Crisis Line 1-888-353-2273
- Kid’s Help Phone 1-800-668-6868
- National Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-448-4663
- BC Nurse Line 1-866-215-4700
Other Services and Supports
East Kootenay Addiction Services Society (Cranbrook)
Serves those living with addictions, their families and friends. Located in Cranbrook with offices in Kimberley, Fernie, Golden, Invermere and Creston.
Summit Community Services
Offers counselling services, victim services, seniors programs and child care programs, with offices in Cranbrook and Kimberley.
Axis Family Resources
Phone 250-489-4074 or 1-877-392-1003 (toll free)
Provides specialized support services – both residential and non-residential – to children and youth, families and adults in 16 communities throughout the Interior and North regions of BC. Services include addiction services, community living, victim services and youth programs.
Community Connections Society
Offers child care services, child behavioural and developmental supports, supported housing for seniors, homeless outreach, and services women and families.
Phone (250) 505-5506 or 1-800-421-AIDS (toll-free)
ANKORS (AIDS Network Kootenay Outreach and Support Society) serves those living with and at the greatest risk of acquiring HIV / AIDS. Services include harm reduction, education, and support, including needle exchange services in Nelson and Cranbrook.