Emergencies

When you are sick or injured, and you can’t move by yourself call 911.  In most places in B.C., 911 is the emergency phone number for fire, police and ambulance. The 911 call is free, even from a pay phone. You can ask for help in your own language if you do not speak English.

Whistler

When you are sick or injured, and you can move by yourself, go to the Whistler Health Care Centre.  There are onsite X-ray, CT and Laboratory services. It is on the corner of Lorimer Road and Blackcomb Way (4380 Lorimer Rd).  Call 604-932-4911, 8:00am-10:00pm.  There is a Doctor on call after 10pm; after you listen to a message, choose to talk to a doctor who is on call.

Pemberton

Call or visit the Pemberton Health Centre, located at 1403 Portage Rd, Pemberton, V0N 2L0. When you call the Health Centre at (604) 894-6633, you’ll hear a recorded greeting with the numbers for the BC Ambulance and BC Nurseline services. The recording will direct you to press “1” to speak to nurse on-call, and connect you to an answering service that will ask a few basic questions before putting you through to staff. For non-emergency ambulance call  604.894.6022.

Other Emergency Services

1-800-SUICIDE 24hr service, call if you are having thoughts of suicide or need to speak to someone.

RCMP Victim Services 604-905-1969, offering information, emotional support, and assistance to victims and witnesses of crimes or traumas.

For more information on depression, see The Kelty Foundation or Whistler Community Services Society for a list of local counsellors and therapists you could see.