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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 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

Sheway provides health and social service support to pregnant women and women with infants dealing with drug and alcohol issues.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    Sheway is a voluntary program that provides services to women who:

    • Are pregnant and/or parenting infants/children
    • Have a current or recent history of drug and/or alcohol use
    • Live in Vancouver
  • Walk-in

    No referral is necessary. Any woman who is interested in accessing Sheway services can drop in during the regular drop-in hours

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday:   9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday:   9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Thursday:   9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Friday:   9:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Clinic staff are available by phone Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

How to get here

Paid street parking is available nearby.  Accessible by transit on the #20 bus.

Available Medical Healthcare Providers

Community Health Nurses

Sheway clients and children may seek health care from Sheway's Community Health Nurses in a number of areas including prenatal care and education, STI and well-woman care, PAP tests, contraception, well-baby and child care, and immunizations. (Outreach and home visits can also be arranged.)

Drop-in hours: Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Counsellor

Counselling is available at Sheway on a full-time basis to provide clients and their families with confidential counselling, education, and support to promote healthy lifestyle choices, as well as referrals to treatment programs.

Drop-in hours: Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Appointments available upon request

Family Physicians

Sheway clients and children may choose to see the Sheway physicians as their family doctor. The doctors provide primary care services, prenatal care, and Addiction Medicine- including Opiate Replacement Therapy.

Drop-in hours: Monday to Friday, 9:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

* Pregnant women also have access to a doctor on call 24/7 through BC Women's Hospital.

Psychiatrist

Sheway clients and children may see a psychiatrist specializing in psychiatric assessments for issues like anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use, PTSD, and parent and infant psychotherapy.

Drop-in hours:

Women-centred mental health services: Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Children-centred mental health services are provided through RICHER by appointment.

Dental Care Service Providers

Clients' children may see a hygienist at Sheway once a month to provide cleanings and referrals as needed.

Please make an appointment at the clinic or call (604) 216-1684.

* Emergency or adult services can be found at Reduced Cost Dental Clinics (Source: BC Dental Association)

Pediatricians

Sheway clients and children may see a Pediatrician from the RICHER Program who provides developmental assessments and/or care at the Sheway clinic, that meets the unique needs of children and families in Vancouver's inner-city neighbourhoods.

Call (604) 216-1684 for an appointment

Sheway

Sheway's Program Model is based on the recognition that the health of women and their children is linked to the conditions of their lives and their ability to influence these conditions. Services are provided in response to the needs of pregnant and parenting women.

Sheway Pregnancy Outreach Program

Sheway provides health and social service support to pregnant women and women with infants dealing with drug and alcohol issues.