How can we help?

About the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre:

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC. We also provide peer support to people of all ages with eating disorders. All of our services are free of charge, and you can reach us over the phone, in person, or through email.

We offer:

  • Information and resources on a wide range of mental health and substance use issues affecting children and youth
  • Peer support from youth and parent peer support workers, who all have lived experience with mental health challenges, either themselves or in their families
  • Resources and peer support for individuals of any age with an eating disorder or a disordered eating concern
  • Options for support and treatment in BC
  • Help navigating the mental health system
  • Free education events for parents, as well as school and health professionals, including the Pinwheel Education Series
  • An online catalogue with a variety of materials available to order or download for use in your communications within your organizations, schools, newsletters, or communities.
  • Tips for self-help and prevention

Information, help, and peer support are provided by staff, parent and youth peer support workers who work at the Kelty Centre through a partnership with FamilySmart™ (Parents in Residence and Youth in Residence).

Check out this short video that describes the services and resources we provide:

How to reach us:

  • Phone: 604-875-2084 or toll-free from anywhere in BC: 1-800-665-1822
  • In Person: BC Children’s Hospital, Mental Health Building, 4500 Oak Street Street, Vancouver, BC, Room P3-302 (3rd Floor)
  • Email:

Hours of Operation

We are open Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can contact us anytime during these hours!

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About the Kelty Centre
Information sheet about the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre.
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BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.