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Fraser Health Has three EPI Programs – South, North and East. Each operates in a different geographical area.

1. Name of Service

Fraser Early Psychosis Intervention Program

2. Address of Service

Fraser South

(Surrey, Delta, Langley, White Rock)

15521 Russell Avenue,
White Rock, BC
V4B 2R4

Phone: 604-538-4278

Age range: 13-30

Fraser North

(Burnaby, Tri-Cities, Maple Ridge, New Westminster)

Royal Columbian Hospital
260 Sherbrooke Street,
New Westminster, BC
V3L 3M2

Phone: 604-777-8386

Age range: 13-30

Fraser East

(Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission, Agassiz, Hope)

Foundry Abbotsford
101-32555 Simon Ave
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 4Y2

Intake Line: 1-866-870-7847
Direct Line: 604-743-0774
Fax Line: 604-776-2121

Age range: 13-30

3. Hours of Service:

Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm

After Hours: 24 hours a day Crisis Line: 604-951-8855 / 1-877-820-7444. This number is provided to clients if they are experiencing increased symptoms during time that our offices are closed. The crisis line provides clients with any emotional support needed and connects clients to various resources in the community.

4. Who Can Receive Services?

Age range

13 – 30 years of age

Type of psychosis or disorders

First Episode Psychosis or any of the following that suggests a person may be at developing psychosis:

  • apparent changes in behaviour, thoughts and emotions
  • family history of psychosis
  • recent deterioration in daily functioning

Catchment areas served

  • Fraser South: Surrey, Delta, Langley, White Rock
  • Fraser East: Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission, Agassiz, Hope
  • Fraser North: Burnaby, Tri Cities, Maple Ridge, New Westminster
  • The person must live in the Fraser region

5. Do I Need a Referral?

No, self-referral is accepted, as well as referrals from healthcare professionals.

6. Intake Description

Referrals are received via our dedicated intake line, all service requests are responded to promptly, where indicated a formal intake assessments is offered with our dedicated assessment clinicians (nurses and social workers); usually within a few working days. Subsequently, individuals may scheduled to be seen by one of the teams’ psychiatrists for further assessment. Following assessment individuals experiencing a first episode of psychosis will be entered into the EPI program.

Clients deemed not needing EPI treatment will be provided information on other appropriate services to address their needs.

7. Program Description:

 Complete assessment of symptoms and physical functioning
 Medication management
 Physical wellness support
 Substance use support
 Functional support with activities of daily living
 Groups for clients
 Family support (counselling)
Family education
 Client education
 Home treatment (outreach)
 Alumni programs
 Access to a psychiatrist

8. This site self-identifies as ...

  An EPI service
  A psychosis intervention service that sees first episode clients

9. Future plans for this site:

Developing an Indigenous EPI Clinician position July 2023 and Clinical Counsellor/ Clinical Social Worker position June 2023.


Fraser Health region wide referral criteria

Fraser Health community physicians and medical clinics referral form