Referrals Westshore Mental Health & Substance Use

Westshore Centralized Access and Rapid Engagement Service (Westshore CARES) provides screening, assessment, treatment recommendations, single session counselling and referrals to Island Health Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) and external community programs in the Victoria or Westshore area.  

The team includes professionals with backgrounds in social work, counselling, and substance use treatment, with psychiatrist support to make referral decisions.

Learn more about resources, tools, self-tests, and education to help support you through wellness and recovery.

Westshore CARES Pamphlet 

Intake Referral Form for Patients 19+

Access to Mental Health Services & Substance Use Services

Please have your Westshore Primary Care provider fax a completed MHSU Referral Form to 250-370-5724.
Referrals should be current and completed with as much information as possible including current symptoms and risk factors.

If you have questions about accessing MHSU Services please call 250-370-5799

582 Goldstream Ave, Suite #206
Victoria BC


Fax: 250-370-5724

Services at Referrals Westshore Mental Health & Substance Use


Sooke Region, West Shore & Urban Greater Victoria