Exterior of G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre with wayfinding sign in the foreground

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Outpatient Clinic at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre provides ongoing assessment, intervention, consultation and educational services to people with ALS.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

  • Get a referral

    Referrals must be made by a physician or nurse practitioner. Have your physician or nurse practitioner complete the ALS Clinic referral form and fax the completed form to (604) 737-6234.

    ALS Centre referral form

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday:   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

How to get here

G.F. Strong is located at 4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver, one block east of Oak Street and one block south of West King Edward Avenue.

From the G.F. Strong lobby, take the elevator to the basement. The elevator is a walk-through elevator. Once in the basement, exit the elevator, turn left and head towards the ALS & EMG Clinic.


Paid parking is available.

If you are a client or a visitor, you may park in the G.F. Strong visitor-paid parking lot (handicap-accessible paid parking spots are available in the front of the building). The parking meters will accept credit cards, coin payments, and pay-by-phone options. Please remember to arrive at the site prepared to pay the parking meter using one of these means, as meters do not provide change.

You may be able to find 2-hour free street parking, though spaces are very limited. With a valid SPARC parking permit, free 3-hour parking is allowed on residential streets without the need for a residential parking permit (*Note: City of Vancouver by-law is subject to change.  For more information visit the City of Vancouver Accessible Parking page)

Parking rates for VCH facilities

Getting here by TransLink

G.F. Strong is accessible by TransLink services from Vancouver International Airport, BC Ferry Terminals at Horseshoe Bay and Tsawwassen, Pacific Central Station (downtown Vancouver rail and bus station), and SkyTrain stations.

Buses 17 and 25 stop on Oak Street, close to G.F. Strong.

TransLink provides information on transit routes and schedules. TransLink can also tell you which buses take wheelchairs are wheelchair accessible.

Transit accessibility on Translink.ca

If you use HandyDart

Translink’s HandyDART – “A door-to-door, shared ride service for passengers with physical or cognitive disabilities who are unable to use conventional public transit without assistance.”

  • If you qualify and would benefit from this service, we recommend you contact your family physician to assist with the completion of the application form

HandyDART Modernization Program

G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre

​GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre is British Columbia's largest rehabilitation centre. As a freestanding facility, G.F. Strong provides inpatient, outpatient and clinical support services to clients/patients in three unique programs: Acquired Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Neuromusculoskeletal.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Outpatient Clinic

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Outpatient Clinic provides ongoing assessment, intervention, consultation and educational services to people with ALS.