Victoria Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Intake, Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)


CYMH Saanich, Location: 201-4478 West Saanich Road, Phone: 250-952-5073

CYMH South Island Aboriginal Team, Location: 1-1195 Esquimalt Road, Phone: 250-952-4073

CYMH South Island Eating Disorders, Location: 302-2955 Jutland Road, Phone: 250-387-0000

CYMH South Island High Risk, Location: 201-4478 West Saanich Road, Phone: 250-952-5073

CYMH Victoria, Location: 302-2955 Jutland Road, Phone: 250-356-1123, Fax: 250-387-0002

CYMH West Shore, Location: 2nd Floor – 345 Wale Road, Phone: 250-391-2223


CYMH provides direct and contracted community-based services to children, youth under the age of 19 for youth struggling with a spectrum of mental health issues including: anxiety, conduct disorder, attention-deficit or hyperactivity, depression, panic, social phobia, substance abuse, pervasive development disorder, obsessive- compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette's disorder, eating disorders, and bipolar disorder.

Once a client is accepted to CYMH, the child or youth's need for service is prioritized according to their level of risk and impairment. Clients who are suicidal or experiencing extreme impaired functioning due to acute mental illness have the highest priority.

Direct Clinical Services

  • intake, screening and referrals to other agencies or health providers (if CYMH services are deemed inappropriate)
  • assessment and planning
  • treatment and case management
  • clinical consultation

Address / Contact Info

BC Government
PO BOX 9752 STN PROV GOVT Victoria, BCV8W 9S3

Phone Numbers

Phone: (250) 356-1123
Fax: (250) 387-0002

Web Links

Service Details

Referral protocolself, physician, specialist, health professional, school personnel, Ministry of Children & Family Development
Referral criteriaReferrals of a child or youth can be made to CYMH by the child or youth themselves, and individuals who are directly involved with the child and youth such as family members and other agencies or service providers.

To self-refer to CYMH, clients can go to a drop-in clinic at their catchment office for an initial assessment. Clients can call the intake team at (250) 356-1123 to determine which catchment area they belong to and confirm intake days and times.

Drop-in clinic hours for Victoria, Saanich and Westshore are Tuesdays 9:00am-12:00pm and Thursdays 12:00pm-3:00pm.
Age ranges servedchild 0-12, youth 13-19

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Preuss, Dr. Jeannette Specialist in Psychiatry.

This program was last updated on: 17 May 2017.