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Local Resources

Support & Crisis Intervention

 Laura Gatien & Associates Free Friday Clinic

(506) 651-1239

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Free call in clinic  every Friday from 2-4pm

Providing support and resources over the phone every week with no appointment needed

CHIMO

(800) 667-5005

Chimo is a provincial crisis phone line, accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to all residents of New Brunswick.

Mobile Mental Health

(888) 811-3664

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

(800) 668-6868

Text HOME to 686868 (in Canada)

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

Domestic Violence/Mental Health

Domestic Violence Outreach

(506) 632-5616

 

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.

Domestic Violence/Housing

Hestia House

(506) 634-7571

24-hour Distress Line: 506.634.7570 

Text Only Option: 506.566.6667

E-mail: info@hestiahouse.ca

 

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.

Victim Services

(506) 648-3269

Pregnancy Support

Pregnancy Resource Center - Saint John

(506) 634-1867

 

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.

Sussex Pregnancy Centre

(506) 433-4006

 

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.

Pregnancy Support/Housing

First Steps Housing Project

(506) 693-BABY (2229)

 

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.

Addiction

Sophia Recovery

(506) 633-8783

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.

 

Celebrate Recovery

(506) 847-5343

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

(506) 674- 4300

 

Ridgewood Addiction Services provides a range of services for individuals, youth and family members affected by substance abuse and gambling.

Community Support

Family Resource Centre

(506) 633-2182

 

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 Learning Exchange

(506) 648-0202

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 Outreach

(506) 652-3977

 

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.

Mental Health

Integrated Service Delivery (ISD)

(506) 658-3737

 

Addiction and Mental Health Support and Services for Children and Youth in New Brunswick

Addictions & Mental Health

Saint John (506) 658-3737

Sussex (506) 432-2090

 

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

(506) 632-5537

Free counselling options.  Attached is free access to Dietician as well group options for women.

Teen Resource Centre

(506) 638-2372

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.

Canadian Mental Health Association

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.