If you live in Fraser Lake or one of the First Nation communities near Fraser Lake, these are the resources and services close to you.
Nechako Valley Community Services Society - www.nvcss.ca
250-567-9205 - 157 W Victoria St, Vanderhoof
Mental Health and Counselling for children and youth.
Carrier Sekani Family Services - www.csfs.org
250-567-2900 - 240 West Stewart Street, Vanderhoof
Mental Health and Counselling for children and youth living on or off reserve.
Ministry of Family and Child Development - www.gov.bc.ca/mcf
Child Protection,and Guardianship.
Vanderhoof Health Unit/Mental Health and Addiction Services - www.northernhealth.ca
250-567-5994 (Mental Health in Vanderhoof)
Provides mental health and addiction services for youth to adults.
FLESS - go to our school website
Call the school at 250-699-6233
Email the Principal
FLESS has a school counsellor in the school that is happy to talk with you. Please drop in to the counsellor's room anytime.
Fraser Lake Medical Clinic - 250-699-6225
Located at 130 Chowsunket Street.
Visit the closest Emergency Room when in crisis or Call 911
St. John Hospital - 250-567-2211 in Vanderhoof has an Emergency Room and doctors at this hospital have direct communication to additional mental health and substance use services.
There are many other ways of addressing mental health and/or substance use issues for youth and parents in our area. Provided here are links to accredited (trained professionals) that provide alternative care, such as exercise (eg. yoga), private councelling, massage, and infant care. More details to come.