No referral needed! Intakes are done daily as beds become available. Potential shelter guests can stop by the shelter to inquire during intake hours.
For the Anchor (134 E Cordova), intake begins at 8:00 p.m. At the Crosswalk (136 E Cordova), intake starts at 9:30 p.m. For the Haven and Beacon 24-hour shelters, intakes are available between 8:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.
There are many ways to connect with detox services. You can refer yourself. You can ask a loved one to help you with your referral. You can be referred by another community agency, or through Access Central.
• Direct Intake: ask about a walk-in bed by ringing the doorbell at 119 East Cordova, or call (604) 646-6844.
• Access Central Referral: call Access Central at 1-866-658-1221 for a telephone assessment and to book a detox intake appointment. Please note: Individuals who mostly use alcohol, have a history of seizures, or who are currently pregnant must call Access Central, to be assessed for a referral to the most suitable detox centre.
Potential treatment clients can initiate their own application. Individuals can include loved ones in their referral / intake process as long as the potential client is an active participant in the process.
Community agencies, court workers, correctional staff, and other service providers, please contact our Intake Counsellor to arrange a release of information if you would like to participate in the referral / intake process.
Please see our Treatment Intake page for detailed information about our intake and referral process. You can also download the intake referral form.
Community Residential Facility (halfway house):
Individuals currently incarcerated should speak with their IPO for more information about their specific parole needs and Harbour Light’s requirements.
Potential candidates for acceptance are encouraged to take the initiative to contact Harbour Light, by mail. This allows you an opportunity to provide additional information to be considered during the screening process, or ask questions about our facility and programs. Please, no phone calls.
McCready is not currently accepting referrals.