North Shore (North & West Vancouver)

Foundry North Shore offers young people 12-24 access to mental health and substance use support, primary care, peer support and social services
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person Foundry North Shore location_on 211 W. 1st Street,
North Vancouver, BC
V7M 0E3
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phone 604-984-5060 email foundrynorthshore@vch.ca

*Please see below for important centre information.

Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Access

All young people 12-24 with valid BC MSP cards can access Foundry services

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IMPORTANT CENTRE INFORMATION - Last Updated: Oct 15, 2020

Foundry centres are now accepting in person services, but will continue to offer select services virtually – over the phone or video chat.

  • Drop-In Support :   The drop-in care team is available to support you via telephone, video call and in person (limited capacity) during regular drop-in hours Monday – Thursday  1 – 5pm. With Extended hours till 6pm on Mondays and Thursdays.   For Virtual Drop – In Please call 604 984 5060 during Drop-In Hours.   Your call will be forwarded to a drop-in care team member.   If we’re experiencing a large number of calls, you will be given an approximate time when a care provider will call you back.
  • Primary Care Clinic:    Primary care and medical services are available via telephone call and video calls during regular drop-in hours (Monday – Thursday   2:30 – 5 pm **last patient taken at 430 pm).   In person drop-in is not currently available.  Instead of coming to Foundry, please call 604 984 5063.     If your concern requires a physical exam, an appointment will be scheduled for you.
  • Peer Support:    If you’re interested in speaking with a peer support worker, please call 604 984 5060 during drop-in Support hours (Mon – Thurs  1 – 5pm).   The peer support worker will call you back.
  • Parent Navigation:   If you’d like to speak with our Parent Navigator, please call 604 984 5060 during drop-in support hours (Mon – Thurs    1 – 5pm).  The parent navigator will call you back.
  • Psychiatry:    Scheduled psychiatry appointments are taking place via telephone and Zoom.    Your Dr. will contact you as scheduled.
  • Hospital Liaison:   Service will be intermittent until further notice.
  • Urgent Response:   Reduced service available.    Call 604 230 0389 Monday  – Friday 9am – 7pm.

The safety, health and well-being of our young people and their families, staff and our community partners is our top priority.  We’ve taken a number of measures at Foundry centres to ensure we are aligned with BC Centre for Disease Control’s recommendations. A few of these measures include:

  • Plexiglass barriers at reception desk and waiting areas seating being spread out to accommodate for physical distancing
  • Staff members practicing physical distancing and being equipped with person protective equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, etc.
  • Adjusting service hours to decrease number of people in center at once
  • Hand sanitizer or alcohol-based hand rub being available throughout the centre
  • Thorough cleaning of all shared equipment (including Toolbox iPads) after each client and all other areas of centre cleaned multiple times throughout the day

Resources available regarding COVID-19

  • If you are looking for non-medical information about COVID-19 – you can call 1 888 COVID19 seven days a week, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information is available in more than 110 languages.
  • BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool  was created by the BC Ministry of Health to help determine whether you may need further assessment or testing for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself, or on behalf of someone else, if they are unable to.

Foundry Groups

Please check our Facebook and Instagram accounts for up-to-date information on Virtual Groups

Currently running. Contact Charis to join 604-818-7409
Currently running. Contact Charis to join 604-818-7409
To register please call Corey 604-367-6981
To register please call Charis 604-818-7409
To register please call Charis 604-818-7409
Please call Foundry North Shore 604-984-5060 and leave a message for Monica or Chana
Please text 604-219-9525 to register
To register please call or text Charis 604-818-7409
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Services

Services include:

  • Mental Health Support and Counselling
  • Substance Use Counselling
  • Drop in Counselling
  • Primary Care and Sexual Health Clinics
  • Youth Urgent Response Team (YURT)
  • Peer & Parent Support & Service Navigation
  • Housing Support (19+)
  • Life Skills & Employment Support
  • Family Counselling
  • Eating Disorders (12-18 yrs)
  • Groups for Youth & Parents
  • Prevention Education
  • Opiate Agonist Services
  • Intensive Case Management (ICM)

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Welcome To Foundry North Shore

Come see us at Foundry North Shore.
Serving the wellness needs of youth and their families in North and West Vancouver.

There is a constant buzz around the centre and the team is excited about being a part of transforming access to services for young people in our community.

Make a difference for youth on the North Shore by donating to the centre today.

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Partnerships

Hosted by Vancouver Coastal Health, Foundry North Shore unites over 10 partner organizations that will work together to address the health care needs of youth ages 12 to 24 and their families.

Thanks to all the partner organizations that are part of Foundry North Shore!

 

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