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1300 David Avenue, Port Moody, BC, V3H 5K6| Phone: 604-461-8679| Contact Us
Heritage Woods Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Support and Resources

​​​Welcome to HWSS Counsellor Corner!!  


Email us with anything you would like to see added or any other comments/questions.

​Click here for β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹COVID 19 RESOURCES - mental and physical well being resources for students, parents, staff and others.  Specific resources related to dealing covid and mental health and wellbeing.

​Also - check out some FREE STUFF​ happening on the online world:  from museum tours to live animal web cams to guitar lessons to free workouts - there's something for everyone.   

HEADS UP: ​Informative articles of relevance​ as well as upcoming or currently running workshops, groups, or educational series for youth, parents and/or their families

COMMUNITY SERVICE PROVIDERS: a helpful list of different kinds of community support services

YOUTH RESOURCES:  tons of resources for youth

PARENT RESOURCES: ​(under construction) websites and documents for parent/caregivers on a variety of topics

TEACHER RESOURCES: (under construction) a variety of information and lessons for classrooms around mental wellness issues or SEL development



​Child and Youth Tri-Cities is still connecting with children and youth via tele-counselling.  Please call the number to the right (236 is a new BC area code as this is a new number for their office).
Children and youth can access free and voluntary community-based mental health supports and services in B.C. - in fact, Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) teams currently have about 100 walk-in intake clinics for children, youth and their families at convenient locations throughout B.C.  Walk-in clinic times vary; a list of clinics and hours is below.


START (Short Term Assessment Response Team)

​​If you or someone you know are experiencing a mental health crisis, contact START.  (START) Team provides confidential mental health crisis intervention services for children and teens.

​Youth, families, schools and medical professionals can directly access our services by contacting the START Team at 1-844-START11 (1-844-782-7811). 
Click here for more info:  START

If you are in crisis, distress, or having thoughts of suicdie help is available.  We are here to listen, here to help - 24/7
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) or call your local crisis centre.

​​Anywhere in BC:  1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Mental Health Support Line:  310-6789
Vancouver Costal Regional Distress Line:  604-872-3311
Online Chat Service for Youth: (noon to 1am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: (noon to 1am)

Heritage Woods Secondary School

1300 David Avenue, Port Moody BC
V3H 5K6
604-461-8679 604-937-8055
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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