Please be advised that this is a community-resource list and VCH does not necessarily endorse these services.

Youth & Young Adult Programs

Community Based Service for Mental Health

  1. Child & Youth Mental Health (CYMH)

    Children and youth can access free and voluntary community-based mental health supports and services in BC.

  2. Howe Sound Women's Centre (HSWC)

    HSWC offers a variety of programs and services including: crisis support, resources, referrals, advocacy, emergency transition housing, children, youth and family counselling. We are dedicated to the prevention of violence against women and support for women, children and youth impacted by violence or abuse. HSWC serves the needs of women and children in the Sea to Sky Corridor including Pemberton, Whistler, Squamish and the Nations of N’Quatqua, Samahquam, Lil’wat, Skatin, Xa’xtsa, and Squamish.

Community Based Service for Substance Use

  1. Vancouver Coastal Health: Community SU Services

    Community Mental Health and Substance Use Services is available to youth aged 12-18 who have both mental health and substance use concerns.

  2. Vancouver Coastal Health: Harm Reduction Needle Exchange

    ​We provide harm reduction services, with a particular focus on injection drug users to reduce the spread of HIV and other communicable diseases such as Hepatitis. We offer needle exchange services to promote safe recovery and disposal of used needles. We also offer Take Home Naloxone kits and training. Education and access to testing and treatment for communicable diseases, as well as referrals to detox, counselling and residential treatment services is also provided.

General Community Services

  1. Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS): Child & Youth

    SSCS provides over 40 social service programs, which strengthen individuals and build healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. SSCS provides high quality programs throughout our region to enhance the lives of residents at every age and stage of life. We offer: affordable housing for low to moderate income earners; early childhood care and education; social supports; mental health services.

Adult & Older Adult Programs

Community Based Service for Mental Health

  1. Howe Sound Women's Centre (HSWC)

    HSWC offers a variety of programs and services including: crisis support, resources, referrals, advocacy, emergency transition housing, children, youth and family counselling. We are dedicated to the prevention of violence against women and support for women, children and youth impacted by violence or abuse. HSWC serves the needs of women and children in the Sea to Sky Corridor including Pemberton, Whistler, Squamish and the Nations of N’Quatqua, Samahquam, Lil’wat, Skatin, Xa’xtsa, and Squamish.

Community Based Service for Substance Use

  1. Vancouver Coastal Health: Overdose Outreach Team

    Intensive supports for individuals who have received overdose and/or are at high risk of overdose. Short term counselling and connection to other community supports, including OAT.

  2. Vancouver Coastal Health: Harm Reduction Needle Exchange

    ​We provide harm reduction services, with a particular focus on injection drug users to reduce the spread of HIV and other communicable diseases such as Hepatitis. We offer needle exchange services to promote safe recovery and disposal of used needles. We also offer Take Home Naloxone kits and training. Education and access to testing and treatment for communicable diseases, as well as referrals to detox, counselling and residential treatment services is also provided.

  3. Overdose prevention site

    Low-barrier care to residents

Community Based Services for Mental Health and Substance Use

  1. Vancouver Coastal Health: Community MHSU

  2. Vancouver Coastal Health: Older Adult Community MH Services

    Community Mental Health and Substance Use Services provides specialized services for adults 65 years and older with mental illness, substance use, dementia, behavior issues related to dementia, and physical and functional decline. The multi-disciplinary team approach consists of outreach, stabilization and case management.

General Community Services

  1. Squamish Helping Hands Society (SHHS)

    We are more than just a shelter, we are an exchange: our participants are encouraged to contribute through meaningful work, cultivate resiliency through a supportive community, and strive for independence through a Housing First Approach.

  2. Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS): Adult and Family Services

    SSCS provides over 40 social service programs, which strengthen individuals and build healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. SSCS provides high quality programs throughout our region to enhance the lives of residents at every age and stage of life. We offer: affordable housing for low to moderate income earners; early childhood care and education; social supports; mental health services.

  3. Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS): Housing Services

    SSCS provides over 40 social service programs, which strengthen individuals and build healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor. SSCS provides high quality programs throughout our region to enhance the lives of residents at every age and stage of life. We offer: affordable housing for low to moderate income earners; early childhood care and education; social supports; mental health services.

  4. Under One Roof

    Under One Roof’ is a community centre which will include supportive housing, a food hub and a centre for social services partners. It is intended for people in Squamish who are: a) experiencing homelessness or are at risk in any way b) are in need of supports, a helping hand c) want to get involved, volunteer, work d) have a service or program to offer e) want access to affordable food options f) want to be part of a community where everyone contributes in some way