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  • Community Information

    The communities of Agassiz and Harrison boast the best of both worlds – a country-like atmosphere for day-to-day living, and easy access to the attractions of urban life. While Harrison is a popular vacation spot, known for its famous hot springs, Agassiz is a friendly, rural community with a strong sense of history. The area offers a variety of leisure pursuits, from freshwater fishing in the Fraser River to strolling through the themed floral gardens at the world class Minter Gardens.

    INDUSTRY:
    Tourism, outdoor sports


    • Population

      Town Population: 6,077 (2005 estimation, www.district.kent.bc.ca)
      
      Ages of Population:
      0-17: 20.6%
      18-24: 9.3%
      25-64: 51.3%
      65+: 18.7%
      (BC Stats, 2010 Figures for Agassiz-Harrison)
      

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Fraser Health
      
      Health Service Delivery Area: Fraser East
      
      Regional District: Fraser Valley
      
      RRP Designation: C
      
      RRP Points: 7.50
      


    • Practitioners information

      General Practitioners: 6 (www.cpsbc.ca)

    • 2012 socio-economic profile of Agassiz (Source: BC Government).

    • Clinics

      Agassiz Public Health Unit
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160
      
      Agassiz Medical Clinic
      7040 Cheam Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 703-2030
      
      Seabird Island Doctor's Office
      2895 Chowat Road
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2165
      
      Seabird Island Nursing Services
      2895 Chowat Road
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2177
      

    • BC Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Services provides coverage to this community, including Air Ambulance services.

    • Lab services

      BC Biomedical Laboratory Ltd.
      7069 Cheam Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-8523
      

    • Imaging services

      Agassiz Family Chiropractic Centre (Radiography)
      6660 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-3559 | F: 604 796-1292
      Hrs: Mon-Sat 9:00 am - various.
      

    • Pharmacy

      Shoppers Drug Mart
      7130 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2241
      Hrs: Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
      

    • Midwifery

      Cheam Midwifery
      Suite 103 - 9181 Main Street
      Chilliwack, BC, V2P 4M9
      P: 604 392-2218 | F: 604 392-2219
      
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    • Extended Care

      Glenwood Residential Care
      1458 Glenwood Drive
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-9202
      

    • Home Nursing

      We Care Fraser Valley
      TF: 1 866 792-2351 | F: 604 864-9614
      
      Home Health Home Care Nursing Services
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160
      
      Seabird Island Home and Community Care
      Seabird Island First Nation
      2895 Chowat Street
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2165
      

    • Dietetics

      Seabird Island Home and Community Care
      Seabird Island First Nation
      2895 Chowat Street
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2177 | F: 604 796-3729
      

    • Diabetic Nurse Educator

      Seabird Island Home and Community Care
      Seabird Island First Nation
      2895 Chowat Street
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 796-2177 | F: 604 796-3729
      
      Health & Family Services - Diabetes Management
      Chehalis Indian Band
      Comp. 66, Chehalis Road
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A1
      P: 604 796-2116 | F: 604 796-2122
      

    • Physiotherapy

      Agassiz Home Health Office
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160 | F: 604 796-8587
      

    • Occupational therapy

      Agassiz Home Health Office
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160 | F: 604 796-8587
      

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Agassiz Mental Health Office
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160 | F: 604 796-8587
      
      CYMH Agassiz-Harrison
      5-7086 Pioneer Street
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 869-4900
      
      CRP East - Adolescent Crisis Response Program
      P: 604 557-2095 | F: 604 859-8537
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sat-Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Ages 12-18 only.
      

    • Social workers

      Agassiz Home Health Office
      7243 Pioneer Avenue
      Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
      P: 604 793-7160 | F: 604 796-8587
      

  • Geriatric Psychiatry Services
    Agassiz Mental Health Office
    Provided by: Fraser Health Authority
    7243 Pioneer Avenue
    Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
    P: 604 793-7160
    
    Agassiz/Harrison Public Health
    7243 Pioneer Avenue
    Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
    P: 604 793-7160
    By appointment only.
    

    Services available: STI testing, treatment and counselling, HIV counselling, testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, birth control information, immunization.

    Community Mental Health Care Programs
    7243 Pioneer Avenue
    Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
    P: 604 793-7160
    
    BC Schizophrenia Society, Fraser Unit
    Mental Health & Addictions
    TF: 1 877 717-5518
    
    Family Support / Youth Outreach
    Provided by: Agassiz-Harrison Community Services
    7086 Pioneer Avenue
    Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
    P: 604 796-2585
    
    Pregnancy Outreach Programs
    Provided by: Fraser Health Authority
    7272 Morrow Road
    Agassiz, BC V0M 1A2
    P: 604 796-0313
    
    Aboriginal Supported Child Development Program
    Provided by: Seabird Island Indian Band
    2895 Chowat Road
    Agassiz, BC, V0M 1A0
    P: 604 796-2177