Child and youth mental health clinicians work alongside adult mental health clinicians, social workers, nurses and plain-clothes police officers to provide a rapid, mobile, community-based response to children, youth and families in crisis.
Hours of operation
IMCRT operates from 1:00 p.m. to midnight, seven days a week.
- Crisis assessment
Southern Vancouver Island
The program serves southern Vancouver Island as far as Sooke/Port Renfrew, the South Malahat, Sidney and provides phone consultation to the Gulf Islands.
How to Access
Family Members/Youth & Children/Community Mental health clinicians may call the Vancouver Island Crisis line and ask to speak with IMCRT.
Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
Physicians and other mental health professionals may access the team directly through a confidential pager number (provided by the Vancouver Island Crisis line upon request).
General Information on Integrated Mobile Crisis Response Team (IMCRT)
Seven days a week: 1 p.m. to midnight