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Need help immediately?

If there is an urgent safety concern, please call 9-1-1 or go to emergency at your nearest hospital.

Suicide prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

BC Wide Indigenous Toll-Free Crisis and Support Line - KUU-US Crisis Support Line: 1-800-588-8717

Harm reduction: Toward the Heart 

The Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Team at Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre serves children, youth and their families with serious mental health difficulties and/or social, emotional or behavioural disturbances. We also offer one-to-one counselling to youth presenting with moderate to severe substance use issues from ages 13 to 24.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    • Children and youth aged 6 to 18 years old
    • Residents of Vancouver
  • Find your team

    Find a location for a support team for children and youth aged 6 to 18 years old. The city has been divided into catchment areas for better and closer support. You should confirm your address with the clinic to ensure you are within the correct catchment area.

    Find your team

     

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday:   9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday:   9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday:   9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Walk-in intake is available Tuesdays from 12 to 6 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

How to get here

Paid street parking is available. There is also free street parking available close to the building. Accessible by transit on the #16 bus line.

What to expect

Our clinics and programs of mental health professionals provide services including:

  • assessment and referral to appropriate services,
  • connecting with resources,
  • consultation,
  • therapy, psychiatry, groups and
  • education.
  • We are sensitive to the diversity of all families and have access to interpreters as needed. Our services are free-of-charge and voluntary.

Learn about the intake process

An illustration of a child with their parent using an mental health intake service

Resources

Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre

Pacific Spirit Community Health Centre provides services for people of all ages. The centre works with community organizations and health-care providers, such as your family doctor, to keep people and communities healthy.

Vancouver Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Teams

Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Teams serve children, youth and their families with serious mental health difficulties and/or social, emotional or behavioural disturbances.