A peer-based phone, text, and webchat service providing free and confidential support to health and social support workers in BC
Primary Care | Social Support Service
Long-Term Care | Community Care
We work in the community—just like you
We understand what you’re going through. If you need someone to talk to—about anything—we are here.
Our conversation will stay confidential, and won’t be shared with your employer.
Connect with us from Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pacific Time.
70% of healthcare workers have experienced negative mental health impacts since 2020;
89% who have used Care to Speak have reported an increased ability to cope.
You’ll talk or message with a Peer Supporter—someone who shares similar experiences. All our Peer Supporters are interviewed and trained by the Canadian Mental Health Association to provide meaningful support and resources.
Our Peer Supporters understand what it is like navigating complex and evolving situations, while offering emotional and mental health support during these unprecedented times. Our Peers are here to offer a deep level of empathy.
Anyone working within these facilities would fall within the healthcare and social services sectors. However, keep in mind this list is not all inclusive and is here to give service users a general overview.
Anyone working within these jobs or facilities would fall within the Social Services sector. However, keep in mind this list is not all inclusive and is here to give service users a general overview.
Volunteering as a Peer Supporter is a rewarding experience. You’ll learn new, useful skills and support others in need. Mandatory requirements to be a Peer Supporter include:
Your privacy is critically important to us. We only collect a bare minimum of data necessary to make improvements to Care to Speak Peer Support Services. All information collected is anonymized, and no personal information is collected or shared at any time. We store this anonymized visitor and website information for only as long as we have a reason to keep it.
This collection of information occurs via the built-in analytics system of Google Analytics and Google Optimize; a website analytics service that we use to collect data from visits to https://careforcaregivers.ca/care-to-speak-2/.
We use information about you as mentioned above and as follows: