Fort St. James
If you live in Fort St. James or one of the First Nation communities near Fort St. James, these are the resources and services close to you. Download the Mental Health and Substance Use Services Directory for a more complete list of local services. Click on the image above and the map below to enlarge.
Nechako Valley Community Services Society - www.nvcss.ca
250-996-7645 - 349 Stuart Drive, Fort St. James
Mental Health and Counselling for children and youth.
Ministry of Family and Child Development - www.gov.bc.ca/mcf
250-996-7148 (Fort St. James)
Vanderhoof Health Unit/Mental Health and Addiction Services - www.northernhealth.ca
250-567-5994 (Mental Health in Vanderhoof)
250-996-8411 (Fort St. James)
Provides mental health and addiction services for youth to adults.
School Principal and Counsellor - www.sd91.bc.ca/schools
Your school Principal or Vice Principal, School Counsellor, or Classroom Teacher can help direct you to the help you need. A complete list of school contact information is available at
Stuart Lake Hospital (Emergency Services)
Fort St. James Medical Clinic
Acute care 9am-12pm closed for lunch reopens 1:00pm-3:45pm
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.