Evacuee recovery resources

After evacuation, those impacted may find the following programs and services helpful.

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Individual and family recovery resources

  • Visit a Red Cross Support Center or call 1-800-863-6582 (Monday to Friday from 8AM to 4PM PT) to make an appointment
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) can provide answers to individuals and businesses with insurance questions and concerns by calling 1 844 2-ASK-IBC (1-844-227-5422) Monday to Friday from 7AM to 4PM PST
  • Ministry of Children and Family Development at 1-877-387-7027 to access services for children, families and caregivers, including child and youth mental health services

Mental health resources

These mental health and wellness services provide short-term emotional support to callers and match people with professional help available locally or elsewhere in the province. 

Virtual mental health supports

Virtual services (such as crisis lines) are available for those experiencing anxiety, depression or other mental health challenges. Or search the mental health and substance use supports digital hub for more information.


Business and agriculture recovery programs

  • Agri-Business Planning Program provides support for disaster recovery planning to help implement an immediate and long-term disaster recovery plan. The program will provide access to basic financial analysis, specialized business planning and coaching services.
  • Community futures provides on-the-ground supports for businesses. Businesses having a difficult time managing cash flow, planning for the future, selling their business, or seeking other supports are encouraged to contact their local office to learn about the range of supports available.

Indirect business support


Related programs

Support for Groundwater Licence Applications

If you require assistance to submit a groundwater licence application by March 1, 2022, one-on-one support is available.

Please contact FrontCounter BC at 1-877-855-3222 or visit www.groundwater.gov.bc.ca for more information