Sunset in Whistler, BC

Guided by our core values of we care for everyone, we are always learning and we strive for better results, we deliver community and acute care services to more than 1.25 million people—25 per cent of the province’s population—including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples living in the region.  

We are proud to care for residents living in the communities of Richmond, Vancouver, North Shore, Sea-to-Sky Corridor, Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Bella Bella and Bella Coola located within the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk, Kitasoo-Xai’xais, Lil’wat, Musqueam, N’Quatqua, Nuxalk, Samahquam, shíshálh, Skatin, Squamish, Tla’amin, Tsleil-Waututh, Wuikinuxv, and Xa’xtsa.

VCH also provides specialized, complex care and services for people throughout B.C. and serves as the province’s hub for health care education and research.

Map showing health authority regions in BC

Regional health authorities

B.C. has five regional health authorities that deliver health services to meet the needs of the population within their respective geographic regions.

Find your health authority by community name

Communities we serve

  • Anahim Lake
  • Bella Bella
  • Bella Coola
  • Blubber Bay
  • Bowen Island
  • Brackendale
  • Britannia Beach
  • D'Arcy
  • Dawsons Landing
  • Egmont
  • Garden Bay
  • Gibsons
  • Gillies Bay
  • Hagensborg
  • Halfmoon Bay
  • Kimsquit
  • Klemtu
  • Lions Bay
  • Lund
  • Madeira Park
  • Mount Currie
  • Namu
  • Nimpo Lake
  • North Vancouver
  • Ocean Falls
  • Pemberton
  • Port Mellon
  • Powell River
  • Richmond
  • Roberts Creek
  • Sechelt
  • Squamish
  • Van Anda
  • Vancouver
  • Waglisla
  • West Vancouver
  • Whistler

To deliver exceptional care, VCH works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health University of British Columbia Providence Health Care Divisions of Family Practice, Coastal Regional Hospital District Boards and other B.C. health authorities, as well as organizational partners from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. We are grateful to our volunteers and community members who generously donate to our foundations and auxiliaries so that we provide safe, quality care.

More on who we serve

Indigenous Health

Learn more about our what we're doing to support the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples and improve access to culturally safe health care.


We believe that consistent monitoring and publicly reporting how our health system is performing helps provide the best care to meet your needs.