Downtown Eastside (DTES) Connections is a low barrier addictions clinic serving those with opioid use disorder who may find barriers using other addictions services. This service offers rapid access to oral opioid agonist treatments and connection to other services including residential treatment programs, mental health and primary care. Programming is transitional with the goal of stabilization then transfer to appropriate community based health services.
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Weekends and statutory holidays: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
?Accepting referrals from
other agencies and self-referral/walk-ins
Be living or interacting regularly within the DTES; and
Have a history of opioid dependency
Do not have a family doctor currently offering opiate agonist treatment