The Vancouver Recovery Club
The Vancouver Recovery Club provides help, hope, and services to alcoholics and addicts seeking relief and recovery from their addiction and disease. Services are available to individuals 18 years and older.
Services and Amenities Include:
Location: 2775 Sophia Street, Vancouver
The Recovery Café offers support, resources, and a community of care along the entire continuum of a person's need for recovery assistance. It provides a welcoming environment that builds stability, strong relationships, and a sense of belonging.
Guest Drop-In: Monday-Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
New Member Orientation: Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: 620 Clark Drive, Vancouver
Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society (WAHRS)
WAHRS works with the Aboriginal Community on different social issues such as homelessness, the right to remain in the DTES, fight for a voice to empower and educate ourselves, and practice harm reduction. A group of present and past Aboriginal drug users works to address issues like alcoholism and health epidemics like hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS that are of special concern to Indigenous people.
Brittany Graham: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Avalon Women's Centre
This organization operates resource and drop-in centers for women recovering from addiction.
St. Paul's Overdose Prevention Site
The overdose prevention site located at St. Paul's Hospital offers a range of services for inpatient and outpatient clients. Supervised consumption and overdose prevention sites are safe spaces where teams of trained staff monitor people who use illicit drugs while they use to help prevent and recover from overdoses.
These services include:
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location: 1081 Burrard St, Providence Building
The Distro Disco is a mobile service that provides homeless individuals with:
Donation drives are held on the first Saturday of the month.
All services are free and serve the Vancouver area.
PHS Community Services Programs
PHS offers innovative and internationally recognized harm reduction programs and services that support the needs of the community by improving the quality of life and wellbeing of their clients.
VanCity Overdose Prevention Society
The VanCity Overdose Prevention Society (OPS) provides harm reduction services, as well as advocates for change, offers employment and advancement opportunities, and promotes the end of addiction-related stigma.
Spikes on Bikes
The organization provides community assistance to prevent drug overdoses in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and West End neighbourhoods, using specially outfitted bicycles. The service is available 24/7 to provide support when needed.
Call for service.
Vancouver Aboriginal Health Society (VAHS)
Note: The Primary Care Clinic is currently at capacity and cannot welcome new patients at this time.
The health care services offered at this center are focused on providing basic healthcare treatments and specialty services to urban Indigenous people and residents of the Downtown Eastside on a first-come, first-served basis. This includes:
The center also offers the following services:
Note: Clients may be eligible for income assistance on a case-by-case basis.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesdays: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
*Closed weekdays from 12:30 - 1:00 pm*
Location: 449 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Harm Reduction Strategies and Services (HRSS)
The Harm Reduction Service Society (HRSS) aims to improve the health and well-being of individuals through various campaigns and programs. These include:
HRSS is part of the Harm Reduction Program at the BC Centre for Disease Control.
Location: 655 West 12th Ave, Vancouver
First Nations Virtual Substance Use and Psychiatry Service
The First Nations Virtual Substance Use and Psychiatry Service provides individuals with access to specialists in addictions medicine and psychiatry as well as mental health and wellness care coordinators. The service is free for First Nations people living in BC.
Addictions Medicine Pathway:
Doctor of the Day:
Crystal Meth Anonymous
Crystal Meth Anonymous is a twelve-step fellowship for individuals wanting to stop using crystal meth and other substances.
3 Main Components:
1. Meetings and Fellowship:
Mobile Access Point Vancouver (MAP Van)
MAP Van provides outreach services to street-based sex workers who trade in areas where there are few late-night services, and who are extremely vulnerable and often targeted.
Dates: 7 days/week, 365 days/year
Hours: 12:00 - 6:00 pm, 11:00 pm - 5:00 am
General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PHS - Culture Saves Lives
Cultural and Spiritual Care by PHS:
Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 9 East Hastings St., Vancouver
National Overdose Response Service (NORS)
NORS (National Overdose Response Service) Program:
Phone Number :
PHS - Mobile Needle Exchange
PHS Mobile Needle Exchange:
Phone Number: 1-604-657-6561
General Phone Numbers: 311, 604-873-7000