Youth Clinics provide drop-in, confidential health consultation for all youth (male, female and 2SLGBTIA+) without needing an appointment.

Hours of operation

Currently closed
  • Monday:   Closed
  • Tuesday:   3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday:   Closed
  • Thursday:   Closed
  • Friday:   Closed
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Hours may change - call for more information.

Parking & Transportation

​​Free parking is available.

Getting here by ferry

qathet General Hospital is two ferry rides away from the City of Vancouver.

Take the Langdale ferry from the Horseshoe Bay Terminal.  Ferry schedules can be found at: http://bcferries.com. Drive up the Sunshine Coast along Hwy 101 from Langdale to Earl's Cove.  Take the Saltery Bay ferry from Earl's Cove.

From the Saltery Bay ferry terminal, travel along Hwy 101 for approximately 20 km until you reach a "Welcome to Powell River" sign.  Continue inside the city limits until you reach a street with a right-hand lane and a store/gas station called Pacific Point Market.  At the corner on your right, turn right.  You are now on Joyce Avenue.  Follow Joyce Avenue through four sets of stoplights.  Approximately 1 km past the fourth light, you will approach the hospital on the right.

Getting here by air

Contact Pacific Coastal Airlines by e-mail at www.pacific-coastal.com or by telephone at 1-800-663-2872 for schedules of flights from Vancouver. 

More about services at this location

We offer confidential drop-in health services to youth up to age 24.

  • Free or low-cost birth control options (including IUD and Nexplanon insertion and removal)
  • Emergency contraceptive pills
  • Pregnancy testing, options counselling, and referrals
  • STI and HIV testing and treatment
  • Immunizations
  • Smoking and vaping cessation support
  • Harm reduction and safer substance using supplies including Narcan kits
  • Mental health support and referrals

qathet General Hospital

qathet General Hospital (formerly Powell River General Hospital) is a 33-bed facility providing services that include surgery, endoscopy, ICU, obstetrics, in-patient psychiatry, oncology, emergency and diagnostic services.

Youth Clinics

Youth Clinics provide confidential health consultation for all youth via drop-in or appointment. We are committed to culturally safe, sexuality and gender-affirming clinical environments for all individuals that utilize these services.