Counselling Department


Vancouver Island Crisis Hotline 1-888-494-3888

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Youth Outreach Suicide Prevention (250) 702-6880

Child and Youth Mental Health (MCFD) (250) 334-5820

MCFD After Hours Helpline for Children 310-1234

Community Based Victim Services (250) 338-7575


2020/2021 Online Bookings with your Counsellor


All students are able to book an appointment with their appropriate counsellor or Jason, the Youth and Family Worker at the link below.  This link replaces the sign-up sheet that we previously had in the office. 


Book a Counselling Appointment 




2020/2021 Study Block Requests - Gr. 12 only

Only students in Grade 12 will be granted study blocks.

Use the form at this link to request a Study Block.



2020/2021 Online Bookings with School Nurse


School Nurse Ellen visits Vanier every Tuesday between 11:50 am-1:00 pm in the counselling office. Students can sign up for an appointment with Ellen for health care advice, pregnancy testing, STI testing, contraception etc.

Book appointment with Nurse Ellen.


2020/2021 Online Bookings with NIC Advisor

Our NIC Advisor will visit Vanier once a month (usually first Tuesday of each month). Appointments will be conducted online. This is a great opportunity for students to ask questions about dual credits, university transfers, and admissions/registration.

Book appointment with NIC Advisor.


Counsellor Photo

Vanier has four counsellors at the school. Each counsellor is responsible for a section of the alphabet as listed below.


Student Last names A to G:  

     Ms. Megan Carruthers

Student Last names H to N:

      Ms. Stephanie Morris

Student Last names O to Z (ISP)​:

      Ms. Heather Riedle (M/Tu)​

      Ms. Ingrid Haagmans (W/Th/F)

Mr. Jason McLean is our Youth and Family Support Worker. He can be reached at​

Ms. Michelle Hicker is the Administrative Assistant in the Counselling office and can be reached at​, or (250) 338-9262 ext. 40108. Ms. Hicker can also assist with your transcript needs.