Support & Crisis Intervention
Free call in clinic every Friday from 2-4pm
Providing support and resources over the phone every week with no appointment needed
Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick.
Mobile Services provide assessment, specialized intervention and stabilization for individuals experiencing emotional distress relative to addiction and Mental Health. Service may include: Initial support and assessment over the phone (24/7)
On-site visit if necessary (11 am - 11 pm)
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 national service offering bilingual (English and French) professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people.
Domestic Violence/Mental Health
VO is a free confidential service working to improve the lives of individuals affected by domestic violence. Meeting in a safe secure place, we provide one on one support, safety planning, liaison to other community services and make onsite visits to other community agencies. Information sessions are available for community organizations and educational sessions for the public.
Hestia House provides shelter and support for up to 24 women and their children. We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with full-time and part-time staff available to help you. There is a 24-hour distress line that you can call for support or to discuss your safety options.
The Pregnancy Resource Center of Saint John is here to provide you with the support and tools you’ll need before, during, and after you’ve made your decisions about your pregnancy.
We provide compassionate support and education for individuals and families impacted by unexpected pregnancy and its effects. All of our programs and services are free, confidential, and are offered in a safe and non-judgmental environment regardless of age, gender, race, or religion.
A mother or pregnant woman between the age of 16-29 may be referred by a social service agency or self-refer to First Steps, meaning she can apply to be admitted to the First Steps program. Upon being accepted to First Steps, the resident will be given a bright, clean bedroom and all supplies to care for herself and her baby. Clothes, food, diapers, utilities, toiletries, etc are included in the First Steps program. The resident will agree to participate in her success and will be empowered to take greater control over the decisions that affect her life and that of her child. When a young mother enters First Steps, she enters a supportive environment, where her success as a mother is our primary focus.
Sophia Recovery Centre is a non-residential centre for women of all ages, providing continuing care for women in recovery from addiction. Women may self-refer and referrals are welcomed from other agencies and community services. Drop in services available as well.
The purpose of “Celebrate Recovery” is to fellowship and celebrate God’s healing power in our lives through the 12 Steps and 8 Recovery Principles.
Ridgewood Addiction Services provides a range of services for individuals, youth and family members affected by substance abuse and gambling.
The Family Resource Centre provides information, education, and resources to caregivers of children aged 6 and under, and to expectant parents by encouraging them to develop and affirm their abilities, aspirations, and potential. Provides community links through information and referrals.
Education & Employment
Saint John's diverse community resource for adult support, individualized learning, skill development, and access to employment. They meet changing community needs with innovative and holistic solutions.
Options Employment Outreach Inc. is a not-for–profit agency that provides employment counselling for people with disabilities. Our team of professionals will assist you in your search for employment with one-on-one counselling.
Addiction and Mental Health Support and Services for Children and Youth in New Brunswick
Addictions & Mental Health
Addiction and Mental Health Services provide a range of services for individuals, youth, and family members affected by substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health issues. Group options available as well.
Community Health Centre
Free counselling options. Attached is free access to Dietician as well group options for women.
Free services and programs to youth between the ages of 13-30 to equip them to provide the creativity, energy, and leadership that our community needs to grow and thrive.
CMHA Sussex (506) 432-2101
CMHA Saint John (506) 633-1705
CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive. Individual therapy sessions may be available as well. Group options also available.