Emergency Numbers Every Vancouver Parent Should Know

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CityKiddos has summarized the following emergency numbers for every parent who lives in the Greater Vancouver Area. Save these numbers and share with your friends and family. 

Emergency Phone: 911

Police, Fire, Ambulance, or any life-threatening emergency. 

HealthLink BC Phone: 811  

HealthLink BC helps you find confidential health information and service or connects you directly with a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a qualified exercise professional, or pharmacist.

811 provides translation services more than 130 languages. You will first be connected to the English-speaking service. After that, state that you need another language service and you will be connected. 

See more info at HealthLink BC website

Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Caring support for young people. Kids Help phone provides youth with a way to confidentially report abuse with a caring telephone counselling service. The phone is operated 24/7 in both English and French. 

See more info at Kids Help Phone website 

Poison Control Centre: 1-800-567-8911 or 604-682-5050

If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or contact with a toxic substance, please call poison control centre. 

Visit Poison Control Centre Website for more information


Children’s Hospital BC Emergency Phone: 604-875-2045

Address: 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

Hours: Open 24 hours

St. Paul’s Hospital Emergency Phone: 604- 682-2344

Address: 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6

Hours: Open 24 hours

Mount Saint Joseph Hospital: Emergency Department Phone: 604-874-1141

Address: 3080 Prince Edward St, Vancouver BC, V5T 3N4

Hours: 8am to 8pm

Richmond Hospital Emergency Department Phone: (604) 278-9711

Address: 7000 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC, V6X 1A2

Hours: Open 24 hours

Lions Gate Hospital Emergency Department Phone: 604-988-3131

Address: 231 15th St E, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2L7

Hours: Open 24 hours

Burnaby Hospital Emergency Department: Phone:604-434-4211

Address: 3935 Kincaid St, Burnaby, BC V5G 2X6


Vancouver Police Department (Non-Emergency Line) Phone: 604-717-3321


Vancouver First Aid Ltd Phone: 604-200-9945

Animal Emergency phone: 604-734-5104


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