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

Suicide hotline: 1-800-784-2433

Call BC Crisis Line: 604-310-6789

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

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

The North Shore Youth Eating Disorders Program (NSY EDP) partners with pediatricians to offer medical monitoring in a clinical setting along with counselling and nutritional support to youth who are struggling with disordered eating/clinical eating disorders.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    The NSYEDP services clients between 12 to 19 years of age with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa or Other Specified/ Unspecified Eating Disorder (formerly Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified).

    The client will have:

    • An intense preoccupation and concerns with body shape and size, and
    • Significant low weight or weight loss due to voluntary restricting of food intake. or
    • Binge eating is accompanied by feeling out of control (i.e. can’t stop binge or control how much is eaten) and purging behaviour (i.e. vomiting, laxatives, post-binge fasting, excessive exercise).

    Our paediatrician will assess youths under 17 years of age. Youth aged 18-19 may be assessed by Foundry medical staff, if necessary. All youths in our program require regular medical follow-ups by their primary care provider.

  • Get a referral

    A referral by a primary care provider is required. Fax the completed referral form to Foundry at (604) 984-5061.

    North Shore Youth Eating Disorder Program referral form

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday:   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday:   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday:   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Friday:   9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Foundry North Shore

Foundry North Shore is where any youth or parent in our community can easily access the help they need when they need it. It is an integrated youth and family initiative that will transform how mental health and substance use services are delivered on the North Shore, providing early intervention to support young people's well-being.

Eating Disorders Program

The Eating Disorders Program provides outpatient support and access to treatments for youth and adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and related eating disorders.