The Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre is an eight-storey facility located on the Vancouver General Hospital site. It provides care for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges. Replacing outdated facilities, it consolidates both inpatient and outpatient services under one roof to provide clients with the treatment, programs and skills they need to successfully resume life in the community. With 100 private rooms, each with its own washroom, the Centre is the largest purpose-built facility of its kind in the province.
The Segal Centre is also the permanent home for VCH Vancouver?s Access and Assessment Centre (or AAC), which has already helped more than 8,800 clients since it opened in 2016 at the Health Centre on the VGH campus. The AAC sees approximately 20 clients a day and services are provided for around 900 current clients every month. Its mandate is to be the single point of access into mental health and substance use services and programs in the Vancouver area. The AAC provides a range of Mental Health and Substance Use services for Vancouver residents (aged 17+) for non-urgent, urgent and non-emergency intervention 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year.