North Shore Women's Centre 

131 East 2nd St North Vancouver, BC, V7L 1C2

Phone: 604.984.6009 | Fax: 604.980.4661

info@northshorewomen.ca

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Abortion

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre

 

Elizabeth Bagshaw Women's Clinic

Emergency Contraception Hotline

  • Offers confidential, free information on Emergency contraception and where to get it by phone or online. Hotline available in English and Spanish, online information is also available in French and Arabic.

  • 1.888.668.2528

Every Woman's Health Centre

 

Options for Sexual Health Clinics

 

Pregnancy Options Referral Service

  • Free telephone service to help women with unintended pregnancies find support, information, and services as close to home as possible. 8 am to 4 pm, M-F.

  • 1.888.875.3163 or 604.875.3163

SEX SENSE Line 

 

Willow Women's Clinic

 

Addiction & Substance Abuse

Access Central

  • For referrals to detox and supportive recovery housing. Social workers can provide on-the-spot counselling and coping strategies.

  • Toll-free: 1.866.658.1221

 

Alano Club of the North Shore

 

Al-Anon and Alateen For Family and Friends of Alcoholics 

 

Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Service

  • Provides information and referral services for people across BC needing help with any kind of substance abuse.

  • 604.660.9382   

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) of Greater Vancouver

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) North Shore

 

Anorexics and Bulimics Anonymous 

Avalon Women's Centre

BC211

  • BC211 is a free helpline providing information and referral for community, government and social services in BC.

  • Phone: 211

 

Cocaine Anonymous (CA)

D-Talks Youth Detox Link

  • For youth 12 to 21 requiring detox treatment services. D-Talks is staffed with social workers who can provide on-the-spot counselling and coping strategies. Hours are 9 am to 9 pm seven days a week

  • Toll-free: 1.866.658.1221

  • After hours: 604.872.4349

 

Gamblers Anonymous (GA) 

Here To Help

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Raven Song Community Health Centre

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) ​​​

 

West Coast Alternatives Society

 
 
 

General Support & Finding a Doctor

 
 
 
 

Nutrition

HealthLink BC- Healthy Eating

604.732.9191 or 1.800.667.3438

Health Canada's Nutrition and Healthy Eating

If you have any questions about healthy eating, food, or nutrition:

  • Call 8-1-1 toll-free in B.C.

  • Deaf and hearing-impaired, call 7-1-1. 

You can speak to a health service representative who can connect you with one of our registered dietitians, who are available 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. You can also leave a message after hours.

  • Website

  • Translations services are available in more than 130 languages.

  • HealthLinkBC Dietitians can also answer your questions by email. 

 
 
 

Suicide

Crisis Centre of BC

  • Provides confidential, nonjudgmental, emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide. Call if you're worried about something, feel upset or confused, or you just want to talk to someone. You don't have to be suicidal to call. 24 hours, 7 days.

  • 1.800.784.2433

 

Greater Vancouver Coastal Distress Line