Do you have a child that has made a suicide attempt or is at risk of doing so?

The Suicide Prevention, Education and Counselling (SPEAC) program provides support and tools necessary to significantly reduce the risk of suicide.

SPEAC provides suicide risk assessment, urgent-response and short-term suicide related counselling support for children and youth.

Services offered include:

  • Individual suicide related counselling for young people
  • Resources and support for families
  • Risk assessment
  • Consultation
  • Workshops

 

For school clinicians, social workers or healthcare professionals who would like to make a referral

 

For young persons or parents/caregivers of a young person 18 years of age or younger and would like to request a referral

 

For school clinicians, social workers or healthcare professionals who would like to connect with a therapist for a consultation

SPEAC Workshops

Workshops are available to schools, community agencies and special interest groups. Participants will learn how to identify warning signs of suicide and ways of providing support to those at-risk. For more information, download SPEAC - School Presentation Information.

Please note: Due to the high demand, please submit your request early. To schedule a workshop, please call 604.584.5811 and ask for a SPEAC Intake Worker.

Eligibility criteria

For children and youth (ages 3-18) living in Surrey, White Rock and Langley who have made a suicide attempt or may be at risk of doing so. Contact 604.584.5811.

Can you access the program directly?

Yes. You cannot call directly, but you may leave a message with a SPEAC Intake worker by calling  604.584.5811 ext. 11366

Other referral options

You cannot call directly, but you may leave a message with a SPEAC Intake worker by calling  604.584.5811 ext. 11366

Other information

PLEASE NOTE: We are not accepting practicum student applications at this time.

Location(s)

9815 - 140th Street
Surrey, BC  V3T 4M4

Monday to Friday (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
evening appointments available

Contact(s)

Heather Lynch
Senior Manager of Counselling
604.584.5811

Intake Line
604.584.5811  ext 11366

PLEASE NOTE: 
This is not an emergency contact. If this is an emergency, please call 911 or the Crisis Line (604.951.8855 | 1.877.820.7444)

 

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