The Women's Health Collective is a non-profit organization that provides a safe & welcoming environment for all women seeking health information and services
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Services

We open Mondays thru Fridays between 11am-7pm. We offer hot lunch and snacks, beverages, hygiene items, clothing, access to washrooms, a safe space to sit down, and limited access to computers.

Due to the new Provincial Health Order’s heightened restrictions on indoor fitness and groups, we have temporarily paused our group programming.

ON HOLD:

  • Yoga | Tuesdays @ 12PM
  • Dance | Wednesdays @ 11:30AM
  • Art & Relaxation | The Last Thursday of Every Month
  • Knitting Circle | Rotating Dates Monthly
  • Storytelling Workshop | Rotating Dates Monthly

What services are still being offered?

  • Access to fresh produce through the first community fridge set up in Vancouver! It’s stocked up regularly by folx from the Vancouver Community Fridge Project.
  • Naturopathic services offered in partnership with the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine – Boucher Campus (Wednesdays & Fridays).
  • Counselling – and it’s one of our highest-requested services. Honestly, we have trouble keeping up with the demand! Even since adding more counselling access, our waitlist still grows daily. We are actively seeking funding opportunities to bolster our capacity to meet the need. Reach out to us if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

If you are an existing patient and you urgently need to reach your Nurse Practitioner, please call 604-875-3290. Please note the NPs are unable to take on new patients.

If you are experiencing a high fever, new cough, and severe difficulty breathing, please attend an urgent care centre in your area.

Note : The COVID19 testing site at 429 Alexander street is temporarily closed, effective Tuesday, May 11, 2021.  Staff from this clinic will be assisting with the ongoing DTES vaccine campaign. Please note the following alternate testing locations:  http://www.vch.ca/covid-19/covid-19-testing

If you are requiring a mobile test for an inner city resident,  or are concerned about some presenting with symptoms of COVID 19, please call  the COVID assessment line 604-290-3208.

If you are looking for medical information about COVID-19: Call: 8-1-1 (available in 100+ languages)

If you are looking for non-medical information about COVID-19:

  • Call: 1-888-COVID-19 (available in 100+ languages)
  • Text: 604-630-0300
Opening Hours
HOURS OF OPERATION

Drop-in Centre / Respite site

Monday to Friday 11am-7pm
*Closed Dec 24th, 25th, + Jan 1st

Nurse Practitioner – Community Clinic

Closed until further notice.

Existing clients, call: 604-875-3290

New clients – no openings at this time

Medical records must be faxed to 604-875-3009

Counselling (By Appointment)

Wellness Counselling Services

Available on a limited basis, visit our counselling page to sign up for the waitlist form.

NEW! Naturopathic clinic (including acupuncture)

Naturopathic clinic open Wednesdays 5:30pm-8:30pm or Fridays 9:30am-4:30pm
Note: naturopathic clinic operates on a staggered schedule:

  • May 2021 Dates:
    Friday 7th & 14th
    Wednesday 19th & 26th
  • June 2021 Dates:
    Friday 4th & 11th
    Wednesday 16th & 23th
Please call (604) 736-5262 to make your first appointment!

Pilates All Levels (Drop-In)

Closed until further notice

Yoga (Drop-In) On hold

Tuesday 12-noon till 1pm

Healing Touch (by appointment)

Closed until further notice.

Please Note: We are a Scent-Free Space

Thank you for your consideration

About Us

We at the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective are a non-profit organization helping self-identified women foster health, wellness and equity through feminist approaches to advocacy, shared knowledge and low-barrier programs and services.

News
Donations welcome!

We are gladly accepting donations of clean clothing, lightly used makeup, oral hygiene products, and new socks & underwear! Thank you!

Read VWHC’s report on Women’s Health, Wellness, and Equity in Vancouver and the DTES

Through focus groups and interviews with 16 different non-profit, health care, and funding organizations, this report sheds light on the contemporary challenges for feminist-oriented organizations working to achieve health equity for our neighborhoods and community.

Read Now (PDF)