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Children & youth mental health services

 

Our programs serve diverse populations, including young children, children in school and young adults. Some services are provided in languages other than English. Mental Health teams may include nurses, counsellors, occupational therapists, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, rehabilitation therapists, social workers and support staff. Each team is unique, with the mix of staff and services reflecting the needs of each community and population. 

What mental health services are available?

Our mental health programs offer a range of services including:

  • Assessment
  • Treatment
  • Consultation
  • Therapy (individual, group, and family therapy)
  • Psycho-pharmacological treatment, day programs and parent education.

Who's eligible for mental health services for children and youth?

Our services are available to children and youth who live in the areas served by Vancouver Coastal Health.

Age ranges may vary by program. See the program descriptions using the links below for more information. 

Is there any cost for these services?

These services are free-of-charge.

How do I access mental health services for children and youth?

In Vancouver

To access child and youth mental health services in Vancouver, call (604) 675-3895.

In North Vancouver and West Vancouver

Intake is done in person at the Ministry for Children and Family office at 301-224 West Esplanade, North Vancouver BC, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

On the Sea to Sky and Sunshine Coast

Child and youth mental health services are operated by the Ministry for Children and Family Development. Contact a Child and Youth Mental Health Office outside of Vancouver directly.

In Richmond

Call the Child & Adolescent Program.

Child and youth mental health services

Below is a list of child and youth mental health services. The links below will take you to a directory listing, which includes descriptions, contact details and related documents for our services.

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