Helpful tips to find

Free/ no-fee Mental Health-related, Counselling & Wellness Services in Kamloops area.

Sexual Assault Counselling & Support

Sexual Assault Centre 


The Sexual Assault Centre offers more than sexual assault counselling.  The Kamloops Sexual Assault Counselling Centre (KSACC) provides counselling for trauma, supportive counselling as well as information to survivors sexualized violence including historical childhood sexualized abuse, as well as survivors of partner assault. These services may include individual or group based counselling.

Sexual Assault Centre offers Community Based Victim Services

The Centre offers information and support in navigating the Criminal Justice System.  The Community-Based Victim Service Worker can refer victims and families to appropriate counselling and community services. All services are available for both all genders.  Their services are free and there is no waiting period for victim services.

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Child & Family Services

Interior Community Services (ICS) is a non-profit agency providing programs for people of all ages.

Interior Community Services


Mental Health Services – Kamloops

Mental Health and Substance Use  (Interior Health)

Mental health centres through Interior Health provide services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support.  They offer intake services out of the Lansdowne office, downtown Kamloops.

#200 – 235 Lansdowne Street, Kamloops

Phone:  250-377-6500

Additional Free Self-Help Mental Health Resources

This is an interesting option for the self-directed person suffering from anxiety or depression.  CMHA provides a free, independent, self-guided online program with access to multiple resources including video modules, e-books and worksheets.

Feel free to visit their website:  — look for Programs and Services and you will find the Bounce Back Program. 

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Please understand that this list is current as of February 2018 and is not updated regularly, thus might be out-of-date.  We provide this on a volunteer basis and have no official role in the community to provide these resources.  We humbly provide these tips to assist clients, without access to funds or funding, in finding affordable assistance for mental health concerns or and counselling services in Kamloops, BC area.

It is not a comprehensive list, merely some helpful pointers for directions in which you might find free counselling help or mental health resources.

As an independent, privately owned business, Sandstone Counselling Centre Inc. provides these counseling and mental health-related resources to assist you in your individual search.  There are other resources available in the Kamloops area and we encourage you to continue your search until you find the best fit for your circumstances.