Evergreen House

Residential care on the North Shore

Evergreen House

Evergreen House is a three-story, 288-bed complex care facility built in 1971. You and your family members can read the Evergreen House Welcome Booklet (PDF) for more information. Read this guide if you need help in Selecting a Residental Care Facility (PDF).
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How do I access residential care?

You can access residential care through Vancouver Coastal Health. Please do not contact the operator directly.

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Building amenities

Close to Lions Gate Hospital, Lonsdale Avenue that offers a variety of shops, banks, and services. On site hair salon, tuck shop and covered outdoor patios on each resident floor. 

Language, culture, religious affiliations

Individual language, cultural, spiritual and religious beliefs are respected.

Ministers and registered volunteers from many faith traditions are available to be called to visit residents on request.

Spiritual care is available at EGH at this time in certain languages, depending on availability.  

Accreditation status

Our Accreditation Survey visit is scheduled for September 2016.

Philosophy of care

The Interdisciplinary Team provides individualized assessment and care planning to meet the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and environmental needs of residents coping with chronic illness.  We are committed to providing a caring and supportive home-like community for residents and their families/friends.

Type of accommodation

Complex care
Total number of beds – 288
  • 248 four bed rooms
  • 18 semi-private rooms
  • 22 private rooms


Residents pay 80% of their after tax income which covers the cost of food and accommodation. Minimum and maximum rates apply. There may be other costs not included in the resident contribution. For more information on costs, please refer to the Information on Residential Care guide.

Special recreation opportunities

Bus outings, daily recreational activities.


Wheelchair accessible.

Motorized scooter policy

Motorized/Electrical power chairs are allowed.

Pet policy

Fish and canine therapeutic visitation. Other visiting pets subject to VCH Pet Policy.

Smoking policy

There is no smoking allowed on the property which is consistent with the  VCH Policy.

Safety/security features

Security guards patrol EGH, wanderguard system, keyed pad entry after 7:00 pm

Neighbourhood/community amenities

1 block from Lonsdale Avenue – shops, banks, restaurants etc.

Facility-specific restrictions

Complex care facility, no special care unit.

Scent free policy in place. 

Information last updated

August 2016