G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre

?GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre is British Columbia's largest rehabilitation centre. As a freestanding facility, G.F. Strong provides inpatient, outpatient, outreach and clinical support services to clients/patients in four unique programs: Acquired Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Arthritis and Neuromusculoskeletal.

Since 1949, G.F. Strong has offered a broad range of clinical services, including specialized care at Mary Pack Arthritis Centre. Through its affiliation with the University of British Columbia and other academic organizations, G.F Strong participates in leading rehabilitation teaching and research.

Programs & services at GF Strong 

Please click on the "Access services" blue accordion tab below to see a full list of GF Strong programs and services.

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2G9
Phone: 604-734-1313 - Switchboard
604-737-6291 - Referral intake office
Fax: 604-730-7904

Hours of operation

Visiting information

Talk to the staff before visiting to determine the best time for your visit and what you should do when you arrive. Read our Visiting our hospitals, clinics & care homes page for more information.


?Referrals to GF Strong programs must be made by a doctor or nurse practitioner:

GF Strong in-patient admission criteria

GF Strong in-patient referral form

GF Strong outpatient admission criteria

GF Strong outpatient referral form

Make a referral to the Driver Rehab program: 

Driver rehab referral form

Make a referral to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Centre:

ALS Centre out-patient clinic referral form

Make a referral to the Assistive Technology Service (for health care professionals)

Assistive Technology Service referral form (Community and Outpatient)

Seating service referral form

Make a referral to the GF Strong Adult Concussion Services (GFACS)

Parking & transportation

Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue. 

Download parking rates for VCH facilities


Visit the Hospital care section on our website for more information on bringing personal ID, personal belongings, hospital rooms and meals, patient services you can access and more.

Client and family education at GF Strong

GF Strong Patient & Family Handbook (English)
GF Strong Patient & Family Handbook (Chinese)

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