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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 prevention hotline: 1-800-784-2433

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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 

Peak House is located in Vancouver and open to all youth in BC who need a more intensive level of service than can be provided in their home community.

What to expect

The program offers a  ten-week, live-in treatment program for youth in British Columbia aged 13-18 years experiencing problems with drugs, including alcohol.

The program includes individual and group counselling, life-skills training, fitness and social activities, assessment, relapse prevention, and aftercare planning. Elder visits for Indigenous connections are also available.

It is located in Vancouver, operated by Pacific Youth and Family Services Society, and funded by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.


How to access this service

Referrals are required and are completed by a community counselor or health-care professional in collaboration with the client. Once a referral is received, it is reviewed by the Central Addiction Intake Team (CAIT) Concurrent Disorder Counselors for completeness and to ensure clients are matched to the facility best suited to their needs. 

Access this program through the Central Addiction​​​ Intake Tea​m (CAIT).