ERASE is a government of British Columbia strategy with the goals of building safe and caring school communities.

Kelty Mental Health

If you are concerned about your child or a child you care for, the BC Children’s Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre has resources to support you.

Foundry BC

Foundry supports young people aged 12-24 and their families with easy access to care. Whether a young person needs support for anxiety or depression, wants to see a family doctor or is struggling with a stressful situation, we will help them get the services they need.


FamilySmart® comes along-side young people and families to provide support, navigation assistance and information and then invites them and professionals to come-alongside each other to learn with and from each other to enhance the quality of experiences and services for child and youth mental health.

Virtual Mental Health Supports

The BC Government has collated a comprehensive list of virtual services for British Columbians who are experiencing anxiety, depression or other mental health challenges.

Vancouver Coastal Health
Child and Youth Mental Health

Child and Youth Mental Health Services provide free-of-charge assessment, treatment, consultation, therapy and parent education for children and youth experiencing mental health challenges.

Peer Assisted Care Team (PACT)

PACT is a mobile, civilian-led team response to crisis calls related to mental health or substance use. We provide trauma-informed, culturally-safe support for North Shore residents aged 13+.

MCFD – Child and Youth Mental Health

The Ministry of Children and Family Development’s Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) teams located across B.C. provide a range of mental health assessment and treatment options for children and youth (0-18 years of age) and their families at no cost. Our clinics are staffed by mental health clinicians, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Dalai Lama Center

The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education is inspired by the Dalai Lama’s vision for 21st century education. His belief that a balance between educating the mind and educating the heart will help create a more compassionate and peaceful world.

Middlepeace Clinical Counselling Society

Complimentary counselling services for Farsi speaking families.

Social Emotional Learning Resources 

Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

According to CASEL, social and emotional learning starts at home. Parents and families are critical partners in helping their children develop social and emotional know-how.


There are many ways parents can encourage emotionally intelligent behavior in their children. Check out this guide to resources for learning more about character development.


openparachute provides pre-prepared Online Lessons created by Clinical Psychologists, in order to help teachers support the mental health of their students.

Committee For Children

Everyday challenges are part of life. Providing your love and support is the most important step in helping children develop the confidence to overcome anything they face. Committee for Children has collaborated with Sesame Workshop to bridge the divide between what children learn in school and what they learn at home with their families.

Second Step

The Second Step family of programs helps you take a holistic approach to social-emotional learning (SEL), combining classroom SEL with new offerings for out-of-school time and SEL for adults. Second Step, is a program that WVS is using from the Committee for Children for grades K- 5