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Counselling

Ready to help you manage the transition back to school.

At VCC, we know that returning to school can be exciting but also stressful and confusing. Our professional counsellors are committed to working with both students and prospective students to help make the transition and their experience at VCC a successful one.

 

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Whether you are a student or a college applicant, VCC offers professional, free and confidential counselling to help you choose a program, plan a career, manage a course load, make decisions and deal with stress, anxiety and personal matters. Counsellors also provide workshops on a variety of topics including study skills, stress and time management, communication skills and job search. Workshops may be offered as part of scheduled class time or during non–class time.

If you are not sure whether to make your appointment with a counsellor or a program adviser, consult this page.‌

Book an appointment with a counsellor: 

In person:

Broadway campus Days Hours
Reception hours Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m - 4 p.m.
Counselling appointments Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Counselling appointments Wednesday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Downtown campus    
Reception hours Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Counselling appointments Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

By phone:

Counselling reception for both campus locations

604.871.7000, option 2

Online booking (registered students only):

To book an appointment, click here. Please note that your booking will be seen during business hours as posted above.

If your appointment request is urgent, please call the reception line during business hours and let them know.

After hours and off campus crisis/emergencies:

If there is a risk to your or someone else's safety, please call 911.

If you need to talk to someone about an urgent personal matter that is not about academic concerns better resolved at the college, call your local 24/7 Crisis Centre.

Greater Vancouver: 604.872.3311
Lower Mainland: 1.866.661.3311
BC Wide: 1.800.784.2433

Locations and contact information

Broadway campus, level 4, building A
1155 East Broadway entrance
Phone: 604.871.7000, option 2

Downtown campus, level 1 
250 West Pender Street entrance
Phone:  604.871.7000, option 2