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Fort St John

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program

Mental Health & Addictions Community Program
#300 - 9900 100th Avenue
Fort St John, BC
V1J 5S7

Phone: (250) 263-6080
Fax: (250) 262-5313 or (250) 263-6012

After Hours or Emergency Line: Hospital: (250) 262-5200
Crisis Line: 1-888-562-1214

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

The Mental Health & Addiction community programs offer services that include a combination of functions with interprofessional teams, as well as some specialty services, i.e. Developmental Disabilities Mental Health (DDMH), Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), etc.  Youth addictions counselling and referral, elderly services counselling, early psychosis, eating disorders, vocational and recreation rehabilitation is also available at most community Mental Health & Addiction programs.

Community programs provide assessment, treatment and referrals for adults with mental health and/or addiction problems. The range of services include:

Adult Addiction Day Treatment Program

#300 - 9900 100th Avenue
Fort St John, BC
V1J 5S7

Phone: (250) 263-6080

The Adult Addiction Day Treatment program provides a client centered approach to wellness. The program focuses on assisting individual’s to achieve greater responsibility for their individual recovery, provides access to resources for on-going support and uses the harm reduction model to promote quality health and well-being.

  • Age group: 19+
  • Provides a continuous intake
  • Staffed with nurses and clinicians
  • Provides programs for clients with addictions or concurrent issues in a group module format
  • Recreational/leisure support
  • Nutrition education
  • Does not provide individual case management
  • Works in collaboration with community partners: MHAS Case Managers, Native Friendship Centres, Needle Exchange Programs, and Community Supportive Recovery beds etc.
  • GP’s provide some client support (sessional time)
  • No psychiatry services are available for this program at this time

Adult Residential Services

Adult residential services are available at a number of locations and provide a varying level of care for adults with mental health or substance use issues. Tertiary resources provide 24/7 rehabilitation and residential care for adults with severe or persistent mental illness.  Psychogeriatric tertiary residential services provide 24/7 elderly tertiary rehabilitation and residential care. In collaboration with Mental Health & Addictions team leads, the resources are managed through a Northern Health Mental Health & Addiction Tertiary Resource Utilization Coordinator which provides a system of bed management across Northern Health.

Peace Villa (formerly North Peace Care Centre) (Residential Care)

8407 - 112 Avenue
Fort St John, BC
V1J 0J5

Phone: (250) 261-7450
Fax: (250) 261-7665

Peace Villa is a geriatric long term care facility, administered through Home and Community Care. The facility has eight (8) Designated Mental Health and Addiction beds; 4 beds are designated rehabilitation, and 4 beds residential. The facility offers 24 hour staffing and a complement of interprofessional health providers.

 For additional information on other local, provincial, and national resources, below are links to HealthLink BC, the Ministry of Health Services, and BC Mental Health and Addiction Services.