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Need help immediately?

If there is an urgent safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or go to emergency at your nearest hospital.

Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

KUU-US Crisis Support Line (BC Wide Indigenous Toll Free Crisis and Support Line): 1-800-588-8717

The Richmond Mental Health Consumer and Friends’ Society (RCFC) is a self-governing peer-run mental health organization.

The RCFC provides peer support and a full calendar of diverse activities to all adult mental health consumers living in Richmond, B.C. 

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    To be eligible to take part in our services and programs, you must be:

    • aged 19 and over,
    • living with mental illness,
    • living in the community of Richmond,
    • and referred by a mental health professional or doctor,
  • Application forms

    Self-referral is accepted. Download and fill out the application form of the program you want to join.

  • Society membership

    Full Membership Status 

    • Free to join
    • Open to all mental health consumers living in Richmond, BC.
    • Entitles member to vote on all RCFC business at all RCFC Members Meetings.
    • Can attend RCFC Society Members' activities, Open Members Meetings, and all special events.

    Associate Membership Status 

    • If possible, by donation.
    • Available for anybody who does not meet the criteria for Full Membership.
    • Entitles members to vote on RCFC business dealt with at the Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary Meetings only.
    • Can attend Open Members Meetings and all special events.

    Download the society membership application form

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday:   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Evening nursing service is available until 9 p.m.

Parking information

On the day of your appointment, please register your vehicle using the Validation Kiosk located in the reception area to avoid any parking issues. Signs and instructions are provided at the entrance and within the building.

View the parking map at CHAC

Richmond Community Health Access Centre (CHAC)

Richmond Community Health Access Centre is the location of various VCH services and programs that serve the Richmond community.

Richmond Mental Health Consumer and Friends’ Society (RCFC)

The Richmond Mental Health Consumer and Friends’ Society (RCFC) is a self-governing peer-run mental health organization.