Psychiatric Assessment Unit - Vancouver General Hospital

Interdisciplinary team provides assessment, crisis intervention, intensive care, pharmacotherapy, and triage for adult mental health clients. Unit has 20 acute care beds, including high secure, step-down secure, and general observation beds. Average length of stay is five days.

Vancouver General Hospital - Jim Pattison Pavilion

899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4018
Fax: (604) 875-4226

Hours of operation

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Visiting hours are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

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