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VICTORIA WITHDRAWAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA)

1125 Pembroke Street, Victoria, V8T 1J3
Phone: 250-213-4444
Fax: 250-213-4445

Withdrawal Management Services encompasses five services for people in different stages of alcohol and drug recovery.

Programs & Services

The Sobering and Assessment Centre: a 20-bed facility, offering shelter and assessment of inebriated clients for less than 24 hours.

Access to this service is through any of the following methods:  <span style="\&quot;line-height:" 1.6em;\"="">police referral, hospital referral or client walk-in to the address above or 250-213-4441

 

The Community Medical Detox Unit: a 21-bed, short-term stay unit (approximately seven days) for acute medical withdrawal. 

Access to this service requires a physician or community service provider referral faxed to Withdrawal Management Services Central Intake at 250.213.4445 or self-refer at Pembroke office.

 

Pembroke Place Stabilization Unit: a 17-bed mid-term stay (up to 30 days) for stabilization and reconnection with community resources. 

Access to this service requires a referral from an addictions counsellor faxed to Withdrawal Management Services Central Intake at 250-213-4445

 

Recovery Addiction Support: a flexible day program for clients new to recovery.  The program runs seven days per week and offers daily psychoeducational groups and complementary therapies.

Access to this service can be made by various professionals, community partners and individual clients by contacting Withdrawal Management Services Central at 250-213-4444 or 250-213-3259 to initiate a referral.

 

Addictions Outpatient Treatment: day and evening support groups for men and women aged 19 and over.  Individual counselling, referrals to other specialized programs and assessment for the purpose of treatment planning also available.  Information sessions offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:30pm. 1250 Quadra St. Phone 250-519-3544 or fax 250-579-3545

 

Holly Place: a five bed house for women where they can stay up to three months for extra support in their early recovery. 250-519-3544 Contact: Nancy

Access to this service requires a referral from an addictions counsellor faxed to 250-213-4445

 

The Grove: a 10-bed house for men where they can stay up to three months for extra support in their early recovery.

Access to this service requires a referral from an addictions counsellor faxed to 250-213-4445

 

Lilac Place: first step before Holly Place.  5 bed house for women.  Stay up to 3 months for early recovery. Access to this service requires a referral from an addictions counsellor faxed to 250-213-4445.