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<div class="ExternalClassA9F95C37EE14498592B7337A2EBDEE8C"><div><p>​Provides primary health care to residents of Vancouver who do not have a primary physician and who have challenges accessing traditional health care services. Primary care provides services only to specific populations - not for general access. Priority is given to individuals who are living with complex psychosocial and clinical needs, who are vulnerable and underserved, and who require a higher intensity of services to achieve and maintain functional stability. Screening for access to services will be completed by clinic staff at first visit.</p><p>Services are provided by a team that may include doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, counsellors, and social workers. Primary care health services include: medical exams; wound care; disease prevention; diagnosis; immunization for adults; information, treatment and prevention for sexually transmitted infections (STI), HIV and hepatitis; TB testing and care. </p><p>The clinic also provides addictions services including opiate agonist therapy (methadone/Suboxone) initiation and maintenance; needle exchange (clean needles and other harm reduction equipment/supplies) plus support in seeking detox, recovery houses and treatment centres. Counsellors provide short-term individual counselling, as well as groups that address both mental health and addiction issues and referrals to other community resources and education. </p><p>Other services offered at the center include a respiratory (lung) therapist, nutritionist, and shared care with psychiatry and internal medicine. </p><p>Specialty area(s) include:<br></p><ul><li><p>Hepatitis C program: offers monitoring and treatment of hepatitis C and a hepatitis C group.</p></li><li><p>Trans Specialty Care program: offers hormone readiness assessments and initiation; injection teaching and supplies; surgical planning, referrals, and care; short-term counselling; assistance with changing identification. For more information please visit the <a href="/Locations-Services/result?res_id=1344">Trans Specialty Care program listing in our directory</a>.</p></li></ul></div></div>2450 Ontario Street(604) 879-9173<div class="ExternalClass06AFFC0AB0B545459B57355F2C9A9F8B"><p>​Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.<br>Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.<br>Statutory holidays: 10 a.m - 6 p.m. </p><p>The switchboard is open until 4:30 p.m.</p></div>(604) 709-6400 - Switchboard(604) 872-7984 - Business lineV5T 4T7BC49.2634848,-123.104288<div class="ExternalClass9B2B20E83F3A4BEE9DD1F1F42C720E72"><p>​See the <a href="/Locations-Services/result?res_id=1344">Trans Specialty Care program listing in our directory</a>.</p></div>Raven Song Community Health Centre

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