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At Cedar Grove Church we care deeply about your well-being in these challenging times. That is why we have put together helpful resources for you, your family, & those you care about. This web page includes informative websites, and various mental health and counselling links. As well you may contact us for any type of support through firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Information & Resources:
Focus on the Family Resources for Families - We are living in a unique and unprecedented time. Many of us are feeling the weight of grief, loss and anxiety as we try to navigate daily news updates and this “new normal” of social distancing and self-isolation. But we want you to know there is hope and help available if you or a loved one is struggling.
Managing COVID-19 Stress, Anxiety and Depression Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions - Tips and resources on things we can do as individuals and collectively to deal with stress and support one another during these challenging times.
COVID-19: Staying Well In Uncertain Times Canadian Mental Health Association – Tips and information on how to reduce and manage anxiety in the workplace due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/ is an informative web resource to learn about managing stress around Covid 19, anxiety, and everything about mental health and addictions. Resources and links are listed.
COVID 19 illness self-assessment steps: https://www.fraserhealth.ca/health-topics-a-to-z/coronavirus/testing#.XqEOxiUTGaM
Support and Counselling Services:
Telecare Crisis Line (Christian): For adults & teens alike just needing someone to talk to toll-free: 1-888-852-9999 https://www.telecarebc.com/ These are lay-counsellors trained to listen, support, pray with you and give referrals.
BC Crisis Line: crisiscentre.bc.ca Free telephone support and referral for all issues.
NO COST counselling session: Focus on the Family offers a one-time free counselling session. To arrange call: 1.800.661.9800 Monday to Friday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. https://www.focusonthefamily.ca/get-help
COVID-19 Psychological First Aid Service: Information and Signup BC Psychological Association – Free virtual counselling provided by registered psychologists.
No cost Mental Health counselling for teens and children:
START- “Short Term Assessment Response Team” provides Urgent Mental Health Care for ages 6-18 at no cost. CALL: 1-844-782-7811. Self-Refer when there has been a rapid onset (in the past 2-4 weeks) of extreme mental health symptoms resulting in the child/teen being unable to participate in their typical daily activities or relationships. Mental health crises may include intense anxiety or depression, self-harming or thoughts of suicide.
No cost help for Adults facing a mental health or substance use crisis:
Surrey mental health & substance use urgent care is for Adults living in Surrey at no cost: Self-referral welcome, with very flexible hours until 11:00 pm. Appointments can be booked ahead. Phone: 604 953 6200 https://www.fraserhealth.ca/Service-Directory/Service-At-Location/9/5/surrey-mental-health-and-substance-use-urgent-care-response-centre#
Cascade Christian Counselling-fees $: Cascadechristiancounselling.com phone: 604-585-1411
Peace Portal Church-Counselling Centre-fees $. Call: 604-542-2501
Langley Counselling Centre-fees $. Call: 604-430-1303
Information Children, Help line: Phone : 778.782.3548. This is parenting support, but not a crisis line. See their website for more: http://www.informationchildren.com/parent-support/parent-helpline/
Family Support Programs through Options Community Services, Surrey: https://www.options.bc.ca/get-support/for-my-family
If you have Teenagers and are looking for support and connection with our Youth ad Young Adults Pastor - email Steves@the-grove.net
Youth and Young Adults
If you need some support and are looking for a safe and confidential place to share what is going on at home, contact our Youth and Young Adults Pastor, Steve Swaddling Steves@the-grove.net
If you are looking for support and need a confidential place to discuss the issues in your marriage then please email email@example.com
CR - A Christ-centered program for those who are ready to embark on a journey of real and lasting change. We meet on Zoom every Tuesday in confidential groups to talk about the deeper issues going on in our lives. We have men’s and women’s groups - Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Life Groups - Interested in getting to know others at Cedar Grove Church. Email email@example.com so we can help you get connected to a smaller church group that lives and learns together.
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