Youth Clinic - Gibsons Health Unit

COVID-19 update

Notice: All youth clinics are closed for drop-ins

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is committed to the care of our clients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We recognize that sexual health care remains a necessary service at VCH, and will continue to provide limited essential services to youth needing this care such as health assessments, contraceptives, etc. Most visits for routine STI testing, vaccinations and other non-urgent appointments will be temporarily stopped.

If you feel you need to be seen, contact Gibsons Youth Clinic and Sechelt Youth Clinic by calling 604-984-5070.

Youth clinic staff will be monitoring this phone number Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 with extended hours to cover the usual youth clinic times.

If you're a teen or young adult, you know that healthy choices aren't always the easiest ones to make. Our job is to help you make good choices so you can succeed. Find youth services below designed to meet your needs.

All youth (male and female and LGBTQ+) between the ages 12-24 years are invited to drop-in without appointment for free, confidential health consultation. 

Our services

  • General health concerns

  • Birth control (free up to age 21 or low cost 22-24)

  • Free condoms

  • Free Plan B/emergency contraception

  • HIV and STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing and free treatment

  • IUD/IUS consultation and insertion

  • Pregnancy testing and options counseling

  • Immunizations

  • Mental health concerns

  • Drug and alcohol information

  • Sexual assault

  • Gender affirming care

  • Specialist referral if required

  • Other health related issues or questions

Gibsons Health Unit

821 Gibsons Way
Gibsons, BC
V0N 1V8
Phone: (604) 984-5070
Fax: (604) 984-5075

Hours of operation

We are not running our regular hours on Monday 3 - 5:30 p.m. due to the current situation with COVID-19.

Instead, you can book an appointment by calling 604-984-5070.

Youth clinic staff will be monitoring this phone number Monday to Friday 8:30 - 4:30 p.m. with extended hours to cover the usual youth clinic times.

We are closed for all statutory Holidays, call for the most up to date information. 

Eligibility

We provide services for youth ages 12-24. 

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