Counselling Services and Support

Contact Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association at or 604-557-1913 for professional counsellors in your area who have experience working with people with acquired brain injuries and their families.

You can find directories of counsellors through their professional organizations.
Registered Clinical Counsellors: visit the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
Canadian Certified Counsellors: visit the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
Canadian Professional Counsellors: visit the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association

BC Association of Clinical Counsellors Toll-free 1-800-909-6303

Crisis and Emergency Supports:

Ann Davis Transition Society (Chilliwack) 604-792-2760 Ann Davis Transition Society provides education, prevention and support services to those affected by abuse or violence.

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention 613-702-4446 Find a crisis centre serving your area.

Options Fraser Health Crisis Line 604-951-8855 or 1-877-820-7444 You can call the Crisis Line about anything that is causing you concern, worry or distress.

SAFER (The Survival Manual) 604-879-9251 The Survival Manual is a compilation of services for anybody facing change, addiction, a crisis situation, homelessness, hunger or anything urban living throws our way.

Sexual Abuse Support Services (SASS) Counselling provided by Encompass Support Services Society Langley 604-534-2171

Telecare BC 1-888-852-9099

The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC 1-800-784-2433

VictimLink BC 24 hours/7 days a week Toll-free 1-800-563-0808 VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential service available in more than 110 languages, including 17 North American Aboriginal languages. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including victims of human trafficking exploited for labour or sexual services.

Other Counselling Support:

BC Neuropsychiatry Program (Vancouver Coastal Health) 604-822-9758
Serves adults with brain injury causing serious disturbances in behaviour, mood, intellectual abilities as well as those with psychiatric disorders that present as physical disturbances.

Cares Counselling Society 604-853-8916

Chuck Jung Associates Psychological and Counselling Services Vancouver area 604-874-6754
Abbotsford 604-852-7885
Offices located throughout the Lower Mainland. Chilliwack 604-792-7177

Disability Alliance of BC Toll-free 1-800-663-1278
Toll-free 1-877-940-7797
Advocacy, direct services, Tax AID Helpline, Disability Law Clinic. Help with PWD, PPMD, CPP Disability, RDSP, and DTC.

GF Strong Adult Concussion Services (GFACS) 604-737-6291
(Vancouver Coastal Health/GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre)

Fraser Health Authority Acquired Brain Injury Services 604-520-4175 Provides short term rehabilitation, neuropsychological assessments and community support services for those with limited or no third-party funding. Medical documentation of injury required.

Fraser Health Concussion Clinic (ABI Program) 604-520-4175 Early intervention services for adults with concussion/mild TBI, (Not work-related), serves entire Fraser Health region. Referrals up to 12 months post injury for 16+.
GF Strong Outpatient Acquired Brain Injury Program 604-734-1313

Online inventory of health and social services in Chilliwack.

Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) 778-819-1726
The families who founded PLAN discovered solutions to securing the future for loved ones with disabilities.

Positive Living Society of BC Toll-free 1-800-994-2437
Provides a variety of services for people living with HIV.

WorkSafe BC’s Brain Injury Program 604-232-7787
Toll-free 1-866-244-6404

Self-Management Programs:

Stroke Recovery Association of BC 604-688-3603
Toll-free 1-888-313-3377
Learn how to recover from stroke and take back your life. Find expert advice, guides, videos, and community group programs.

The HOMES Society 604-852-7888 Welcoming men and women who need a supportive home in the community, training, mentoring, planning, work information and therapeutic options using the Philosophy of Gentle Teaching.

Pain BC 1-844-430-0818 Coping with chronic pain can be difficult. Help and support are available. Whether you are looking for one-on-one or peer group support, our free programs can help you find resources to manage pain and its effects on your life.

University of Victoria’s Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health Toll-free 1-866-902-3767 Workshops offered for adults including Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program, Chronic Pain Self-Management Program, and more.

Wellness Action Recovery Plan (WRAP) Free online support groups, programs, and materials for a variety of concerns.