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Health and Wellness

Abortion

Abortion

Know Your Rights: The Access to Abortion Services Act

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre

​Elizabeth Bagshaw Women's Clinic

Every Woman's Health Centre

Options for Sexual Health Clinics

Pregnancy Options Referral Service

A province-wide toll-free confidential counselling, information and referral service for women who are pregnant 

Phone:1.888.875.3163 or 604.875.3163

SEX SENSE Line

  • A free and confidential sexual health resource and referral service available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (PST) 

  • Phone: 604.731.7803 

  • or 1.800.739.7367 (outside the Lower Mainland)

  • Website

Willow Women's Clinic

Vancouver Youth Clinics

Free and confidential sexual health services for youth under 25

Website

Addiction

Addiction & Substance Abuse

Access Central

  • For referrals to detox and addiction housing services 

  • Provides housing information, screening, referral and placement services for adult men and women who are dealing with addiction issues

  • Phone (toll-free): 1.866.658.1221

  • Website

Alano Club of the North Shore

Avalon Recovery Society

BC211

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

Phone: 211

Website

D-Talks Youth Detox Link

Offers low-barrier programs and services to support youth under the age of 25 who are in crisis or experiencing homelessness

Toll-free: 1.866.249.6884

 604.633.1472

Raven Song Community Health Centre

West Coast Alternatives Society

Cancer Support

Cancer

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Breast Cancer Network

HealthLink Pain Management

Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better offers complimentary workshops to give women the tools to feel beautiful and vital. In so doing, they aim to help restore a sense of self and renew a feeling of womanhood, however these women choose to define it.

Website

Phone: 1-800-914-5665

Counselling

Family Services of the North Shore

Hollyburn Family Services

Living Systems

Counselling

General Support

General Support & Finding a Doctor

BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Phone: 604.875.2424 or 1.888.300.3088

Website

Finding a Dentist

HealthLink BC

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver Women's Health Collective

For more information on resources and health care professionals dial 811

Advocacy and Support

Health Insurance

Insurance

Medical Services Plan of BC (BC MSP)

Pacific Blue Cross

Menopause

Menopause

HealthLink Menopause Facts

Lonsdale Women's Clinic

Westcoast Women's Clinic for Midlife Health

Mental Health

Mental Health
Nutrition

Canadian Mental Health Association

Here To Help

Kelty Mental Health- For Children, Youth, and Families

BC Mental Health Support Line

Phone: 310-6789 (do not add 604, 778, or 250 before the number)

Foundry BC

Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia

Website

Email: info@mdabc.net

Phone: 1-604-873-0103 

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

Website

Pathways- Serious Mental Illness Society

North Shore Connexions Society

Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health Services

Nutrition

HealthLink BC- Healthy Eating

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. 

Pregnancy
STIs
Suicide

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

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