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Counseling Services in Victoria

This is a list of some counseling services that is provided in Victoria; some are free and others are economical and affordable. 

This list was last updated February 2017

*indicates counselors are trained volunteers and do not have formal schooling.

Counselling

 

Arbour Counselling Centre

250-479-9912

4277 Quadra Street

Victoria, BCV8X 1L5

  • Individual & group counselling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $80/session; $20/group session
  • Self-referral

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

250-384-4225

941 Kings Rd

Victoria, BC V8T 1W7

  • Family counselling for individuals with Schizophrenia
  • Free
  • Short term
  • Self-referral

Citizen’s Counselling

250-384-9934

941 Kings Rd

Victoria, BC V8T 1W7

  • Adults, couple & group counselling*
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $10/session
  • Self-referral

Epsilon Counselling

778-300-8485

550 - 2950 Douglas Street

Victoria, BC V8T 4N4

  • Individual counselling
  • Sliding scale; Student rate of lowest $50/session
  • Self-referral

Family Services of Greater Victoria

250-386-4331

899 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8W 1H6

  • Individual, couple, family & child counseling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $30/session
  • Self-referral

Kelty Eating Disorders Program South Vancouver Island

250-387-0000

302 - 2955 Jutland Rd

Victoria, BC V8T 5J9

  • Eating disorder child, adult & family counselling
  • Free
  • Self-referral; GP (medical doctor) involvement required

Pacific Center Family Services Association

250-478-8357

West Shore Child, Youth and Family Centre

345 Wale Rd

Colwood, BC V9B 6X2

  • Stopping the Violence program: women who have experienced abuse
  • Free
  • Self-referral

South Island Centre for Counselling and Training

250-472-2851

3821 - A Cedar Hill Cross Rd

Saanich, BC V8P 3Z6

  • Individual, couple, child & family counselling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $10/session
  • Self-referral

Sooke Family Resource Society

250-642-5152

6672 Wadams Way

Sooke, BC V9Z 0H3

  • USTAT program: short term mental health intervention
  • Up to 12 free sessions
  • GP (medical doctor) referral

Sooke Family Resource Society

250-642-5152

6672 Wadams Way

Sooke, BC V9Z 0H3

  • Individual, couple & family counselling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $50/session
  • Self-referral

Calvin Black Counselling

250-888-3536

  • Men’s counselling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $70/session
  • Self-referral

1Up - Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre

250-385-1114

602 Gorge Rd. East

Victoria, BC V8T 2W6

  • Single Parent members of center counselling
  • Up to 10 free sessions
  • Self-referral

Addictions Outpatient Treatment

250-519-3544

2nd floor - 1250 Quadra Street

Victoria, BCV8W 2K7

  • Adults with substance abuse
  • Free
  • Self-referral or GP (medical doctor) referral

Beacon Community Services

250-656-0134

2723 Quadra Street

Victoria, BC V8T 4E5

  • Individual & couple counseling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $5/session
  • Self-referral

Beacon Community Services

250-656-5537

2723 Quadra Street

Victoria, BC V8T 4E5

  • Seniors peer counseling*
  • Free
  • Self-referral

Cascadia Counselling Clinic

250-590-7050

300 - 755 Queens Ave

Victoria, BC V8T 1M2

  • Individual, couple & family counseling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $50/session
  • Self-referral or GP referral

Discovery Youth & Family Services

250-519-5313

Esquimalt Health Unit

2nd floor - 530 Fraser Street

Victoria, BC V9A 6H7

  • Substance abuse youth (13-19) & family counselling
  • Free
  • Self-referral

Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society

250-360-0644

511 Constance Ave

Esquimalt, BC V9A 6N5

  • Individual & couple counselling*
  • Free
  • Self-referral

Hulitan Social Services Society

250-384-9466

902 - A Caledonia Ave

Victoria, BC V8T 1E8

  • Aboriginal children and families counselling
  • Free
  • Self-referral

Pacific Center Family Services Association

250-478-8357

West Shore Child, Youth and Family Centre

345 Wale Rd

Colwood, BC V9B 6X2

  • Individual & couple counselling
  • Sliding Scale;
  • Lowest $10/session
  • Self-referral

Seniors Serving Seniors

250-382-4331

109 - 1022 Pandora Ave

Victoria, BC V8V 3P6

  • Seniors peer counseling*
  • Free
  • Self-referral

Strength Counseling Services

1-866-295-0551

  • Individual & group counseling
  • Sliding scale; Lowest $80/session; $25/group session
  • Self-referral

Strength Counseling Services

1-866-295-0551

  • Individual counseling
  • Free 10 week program with proof of income
  • Self-referral

Victoria Sexual Assault Centre

250-383-3232

201 - 3060 Cedar Hill Rd.

Victoria, BC V8T 3J5

  • Individual trauma & group counselling
  • By donation
  • Self-referral
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