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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Learn more about this residence

Building amenities

Close to Lions Gate Hospital, close to Lonsdale Avenue

Language, culture, religious affiliations

Individual and religious beliefs are respected.
Ministers and registered volunteers from
many faith traditions are available to
visit residents on request.

Accreditation status

2006 – 2009

Philosophy of care

The Interdisciplinary Team provides individual assessment and care to meet the physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and environmental needs of residents. 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

1 resident cat and fish

Smoking policy

There is no smoking 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

Scent Free Policy

No Special Care Unit