Mental Health Family Resource Centre

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 by families and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since then, BCSS has grown into a province-wide family support system. We are dedicated to supporting each other, educating the public, raising funds for research and advocating for better services for people with schizophrenia and other serious and persistent mental illness.

Services Provided:

  • Free support and information for individuals (family & friends) who support someone who may have or has been diagnosed with a mental illness
  • Free handouts, books and videos to borrow on a variety of mental illnesses
  • Free education for family members & friends through the Strengthening Families Together Program
  • Free support groups for family & friends
  • Free education for community groups through our Partnership Education Program or talks on specific subjects related to mental illness

Address / Contact Info

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
3862-B Broadway Avenue Smithers, BCV0J 2N0
Regional Educator : Clara Donnelly
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 3603
Smithers, BC
V0J 2N0
Two doors down from Panago Pizza.

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 847-9779
(250) 847-2975: (250) 917-8337
Phone number (after hours): 1-888-888-0029
Fax: (250) 635-8206

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Tuesday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Walk-in hours: Preferably by appointment

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Service Details

Program fee notesFree services
Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional, school personnel, Ministry of Children & Family Development
Age ranges servedall ages
Currently accepting new patients / clientsCurrently accepting new patients / clients
Languages spokenEnglish, Spanish

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This program was last updated on: 02 May 2022.