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Contact the Trans Specialty Care Program

COVID-19 update

Our program remains open at this time and we are continuing to see both new and existing clients. To support continued social distancing efforts, we are primarily seeing folks through virtual care (Zoom) or by telephone. In person visits will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you need to get in touch with us to reschedule an appointment, please call (604) 331-8901.

If you are a NEW client, please fill in the form below and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, the TSC program provides services to people 15 and older living in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Youth (15-18 years), refugee claimants, and individuals with post-operative complications who live outside the VCH Region will be given special consideration on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions regarding program eligibility, please email

Welcome! Thank you for contacting the Trans Specialty Care program. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Estimated Wait-times

As of November 1, 2021, our estimated wait times for NEW clients seeking Hormone initiation or Surgical Readiness Assessments is approximately 7 to 8 months. 

This is not a crisis service

  • If you are in crisis, please call 9-1-1, visit your nearest emergency room or call the BC Crisis Line toll-free at: 1-800-784-2433.

  • For information about trans care services and supports, contact Trans Care BC .

  • If you are a health care provider, and would like to make a referral, please fax a referral to (604) 844-2223.

  • If you are a health care provider with clinical questions about trans care, please contact the Rapid Access to Consultative Experience line.

Referral form

If you are seeking any of the following services, please ask your family doctor or nurse practitioner to complete the Trans specialty care referral form for surgical care.

  • Lower surgical assessment(s) only

  • Surgical assessment for breast construction only

Online intake form

If you are a new client seeking one of the following services, please fill out the form below. You should receive a phone call or email from our intake clerk within 1-2 weeks. If you do not hear back by then, please follow-up by calling the clinic at (604) 331-8901.

  • Hormones 

  • Hormones and surgery readiness assessment(s)

  • SRA for chest construction only

  • Other questions or inquiries 

For more information about this program, click the button below. 

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