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Vancouver Coastal Health Intake
Mental Health & Substance Use Services


If you feel you might be in danger of hurting yourself or someone else,  call 9-1-1

or go to a hospital emergency right away.


Sea to Sky Assessment and Treatment Matching Team / Intake contact information:

* A person can self-refer by calling our Assessment and Treatment Matching Team at the numbers below.​

  • Pemberton: (604) 698-5861, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Squamish: (604) 815-3008, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Whistler: Intake (604) 698-6455 | Whistler Health Care Centre (604) 932-3202, available Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

VCH also accepts faxed referrals on our Referral Form from Family doctors, emergency department and other community partners.


Please note – psychiatry services require a written referral from a physician and can be obtained from a family doctor or other attending physician.

Learn more about Vancouver Coastal Health mental health and substance use services at

VCH HOpe Centre

The HOpe Centre Mental Health Inpatient Unit provides acute inpatient assessment and treatment services. Services are multi-disciplinary with the goal of stabilizing the acute illness and linking the patient to community mental health and substance use services for follow up and continued treatment and recovery.

1337 St. Andrews Avenue, North Vancouver, BC

Phone: (604) 984-5000 / website: HOpe Centre

Call 8-1-1 for health advice:

HealthLink BC is a 24-hour free phone line for confidential health information and advice.

Call 8-1-1

Deaf or hearing-impaired call: 1 (866) 889-4700.

VCH Overdose Outreach

Using Street Drugs and Looking for Support? Things in your life that you would like to work on? Happy with your drug use or not, you can get support with things like: 
•    Connecting to addictions care if wanted (i.e. methadone, suboxone, etc.)
•    Accessing harm reduction supplies (Naloxone Kit, Safe Injection Kit, Fentanyl Drug Test Strips, etc.)
•    Work on your own goals (i.e. Socializing, Nutrition, Parenting, Job Skills, Budgeting, etc.) 
You don’t need to be interested in changing your drug use to access any of the above services 

Outside Vancouver: Please contact the Overdose Outreach Team main line at (604) 360-2874 to learn more about accessing overdose outreach services across the region.

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