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  • Acute Home-Based Treatment (AHBT)

  • Adult Community Psychiatric Services

  • Youth Day Treatment Program

  • Concurrent Disorders Services

  • Youth & Young Adult Drop-In Mental Health Counselling

  • Youth Intensive Case Management Teams (YICMT)

  • Foundry Works

  • HOpe Centre Family Support

  • Mental Health & Substance Use Supported Housing (MHSUSH)

  • Older Adult Mental Health Programs

  • Psychiatric Crisis & Emergency Services

  • Youth & Young Adult Drop-In Clinics

North Shore Mental health and Substance Use services provide health care and support to children, youth, adults and older adults struggling with acute, chronic or recurring challenges. Services may be provided at the HOpe Centre, Lions Gate Hospital, in the community or at your home.


Substance use support: North Shore and Sea to Sky

Substance use support: Central and Sunshine Coast

Family support on the North Shore

Families are an integral part of the recovery process for individuals with mental health issues. Education, therapy, and resources are available for family members on the North Shore. These are available within the HOpe Centre and the larger community. 

Here are a few suggestions for finding further support and resources in your community.

    • Family Services of the North Shore

      An accredited not-for-profit, community-based agency that offers affordable and sometimes subsidized education, support and counselling services.

    • Mood Disorders Association of BC

      Located at #1450 605 Robson St., Vancouver. Call (604) 873-0103. Option 1 for Psychiatric Clinic and option 2 for the Counselling Office.

    • Canadian Mental Health Association

      Provides mental health promotion and mental illness recovery for people of all ages and their families.

    • Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society

      Offers a monthly support group and a 12-week “family to family” education group. Located at 205-1865 Marine Drive, West Vancouver.

    • Kelty Dennehy Resource Centre

      Located on the main floor of the HOpe Centre offers resources on mental health issues for patients and families.

    • Principles for family members

      14 principles for family members dealing with mental illness by BC Schizophrenia Society.

More resources in the North Shore and Coastal

    • Heiltsuk Káxḷá Child and Family Services

      A non-profit child, youth, family and community organization that provides support services in Bella Bella, home to the Haíɫzaqv.

    • Heilsuk Health Centre

      The Heiltsuk Health Centre has a vision for a healthy community that respects equality and diversity.

    • Nuxalk Nation

    • Women’s Outreach Program

    • Clicklaw: Bella Coola Legal Advocacy Program

      Provides free and confidential legal advocacy services.

    • WorkBC Centre - Bella Coola

      Access job search resources, employment planning, skills assessment, training, work experience placement and more.

    • Youth Safe House - Hollyburn Community Services Society

      If you or someone you know is a North Shore youth aged 14-18, needing a safe place to stay please call our 24-hour toll-free line at 1-877-78-YOUTH.

    • North Shore Meals on Wheels

      Delivers nutritious meals to seniors, caregivers, individuals with medical conditions, and/or people recovering from surgery, illness or injury.

    • Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society

      We are families of loved ones living with a serious mental illness helping other families with this shared experience in British Columbia.

    • LIFT Community Services

      Focuses on helping all people thrive in the qathet region by reducing social inequities and by providing support and advocacy for anyone who needs it.

    • Tla'amin Health

      Tla’amin Health provides a full range of primary, secondary, and tertiary health services.

    • Youth and Family Powell River

      Provides programs and support services for young people from birth to 19 years of age, and their families.

    • Powell River Community Services Association

      Provides specialized victim support services, poverty law advocate services and police-based victim support services.

    • Nursing - Southern Stl'atl'imx Health Society

      The SSHS Nursing Program addresses the medical needs of The People of its member Nations.

    • Sea to Sky Community Services Society

      Provides over 40 social service programs, which strengthen individuals and build healthier communities throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor.

    • Howe Sound Women's Centre Society

      Offers a variety of programs & services in the Sea to Sky Corridor, including crisis support, advocacy, emergency transition housing, and counselling.

    • Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS)

      Provides community services, including food security programs, mental and emotional health outreach, and legal and financial advocacy and support.

    • Squamish Helping Hands

      Squamish Helping Hands' mission is to provide safe and secure food and shelter to homeless and at-risk communities and build capacity for independence.

    • Sunshine Coast homeless services - Raincity Housing

      Provides support to individuals while working closely and proactively with the community, family and additional service providers.

    • shíshálh Housing Department

      Oversees the rentals, construction and repairs to housing in member subdivisions.

    • CMHA on the Sunshine Coast

      Mental health services on the Sunshine Coast.

    • Sunshine Coast Community Services Society

      A community-based organization that has been providing services for people on the Sunshine Coast since 1974.