Eating Disorders Program - East Hastings Street

Our vision is to establish client-centered care that empowers individuals and families to take responsibility for the recovery process from eating disorders to enhance their quality of life.


We serve children, youth and adults who have Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and other specified feeding or eating disorders. We work with individuals at various stages in the recovery process in collaboration with their primary care providers.

Our services are free of charge and treatment options include:

  • Group work
  • Family and friends support group
  • Individual/family therapy, and outreach
  • Nutritional
  • Specialized medical and psychiatric support
  • Recreation therapy

Our team includes:

  • Recreation therapist
  • Therapists
  • Eating Disorders counsellors
  • Dietitian
  • Nurse
  • Family therapist
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatrist

Consultation and education are also available to community agencies and professionals to promote awareness and early intervention.

As part of a larger continuum of care, the program liaises with the Eating Disorders Programs at BC Children's Hospital, St. Paul?s Hospital and the Looking Glass Residence should clients require more intensive support.

333-2750 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC
V5K 1Z9
Phone: (604) 675-2531

Referral

?VCH Eating Disorders Program - Client referral form

As part of the referral process, ADULT clients are required to attend an Information Session. Children and Youth clients do not need to attend.

Information sessions

Date: 2nd and 4th Wednesday every month. No need to register.

Time: 5-6 p.m. 

Location: Vancouver Coastal Health Eating Disorders Program
#333 2750 E. Hastings St. Vancouver BC V5K 1Z9
(Located one block west of the PNE, between Slocan St. and Kaslo St.)

Eligibility

?This service is available for children, youth, and adults living in Vancouver, as well as adults living on the North Shore, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast or Bowen Island. We also offer Telehealth support to clinicians, primary care providers and mental health clients in Coastal rural areas.

Children and youth living on the North Shore can access the North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program.