You should know that you always have lots of support. Always reach out to someone whenever you need help
When You Need Support, It’s Here for You
A smooth and positive transition of newly enrolled students into Focus College life is important to us, and we want to ensure that you will enjoy your time with us and have many successful experiences.
Transitioning to a new school, starting a new career or moving to a new country for school can be a challenge. Below, you will find a list of resources, should you need additional support and assistance.
Immediate Help and After-Hours Emergency
Personal and Crisis Line: 1-888-353-2273 (1-888-353-CARE). Support in any high-stress situations.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Chinese Help Lines:
Cantonese Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8233
Mandarin Help Line, 10 am – 10 pm: 604-270-8222
Suicide Helpline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) (24 hours/day). Please call if you have any thoughts of suicide or know someone who is dealing with this situation.
VictimLink (Crisis support for women who have experienced violence): 1-800-563-0808 (24 hours/day)
Fire, Police, Ambulance: Dial 9-1-1
Kelowna Hospital: 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, 250-862-4407
Surrey Memorial Hospital: 13750 96 Avenue, Surrey, 604-581-2211