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  • Community Information

    The city of Courtenay is located in the north central region of Vancouver Island amidst a beautiful agricultural landscape. Named after a local river, it is the urban centre of the Comox Valley and is home to one of the most charming downtown streetscapes on Vancouver Island. As one of Canada’s fastest growing communities, Courtenay offers and wide range of services and amenities. Its location in one of Canada’s finest four season playgrounds creates opportunities for outdoor activities galore including swimming, boating, fishing, golfing, skiing and sailing.

    INDUSTRY:
    Tourism, outdoor sports


    • Population

      
      Town Population: 24,099 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)
      
      Ages of Population
      0-17: 18.0%
      18-24: 8.1%
      25-64: 54.3%
      65+: 19.5% (BC Stats, 2010 Figures)
      

    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Island Health
      
      Health Service Delivery Area: North Vancouver Island
      
      Regional District: Comox-Strathcona
      
      Rural Designation: RSA community
      
      RRP Designation: C
      
      RRP Points: 9.90 
      


    • Practitioners + Clinic information

      General Practitioners: 55 (www.cpsbc.ca) + 13 Speciality Practise
      
      Clinics 
      Washington Park Medical Clinic
      2nd Floor Superstore
      757 Ryan Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1N3
      P: 250 334-9241
      Hrs: Mon-Thurs 8 am - 9 pm. Fri-Sat 8 am - 6 pm. Sun 9 am - 5 pm
      www.walkinmedicalclinic.com
      
      Courtenay Medical Clinic
      788 Grant Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2T3
      P: 250 334-2445
      
      Courtenay Medical Associates
      201 - 1350 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8X6
      P: 250 334-4411
      
      Valley Care Medical Clinic 
      Unit E, 310 - 8th Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1N3
      P: 250 334-1512 | F: 250 331-0500
      
      Comox Valley Medical Clinic
      19 - 1599 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 898-0202 | F: 250 334-1597
      Hrs: Mon-Thurs 9 am - 8 pm. Fri-Sun 9 am - 6 pm. Closed statutory holidays.
      
      Southwood Medical
      1700 - 2751 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2L8
      P: 250 334-2212
      
      Cottage Medical
      559 - 6 Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1M5
      P: 250 338-1391
      
      Worker's Compensation Board
      801 - 30 Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8G6
      TFP: 1 800 663-7921
      
      K'omoks Health Clinic
      Renee Point
      3322 Comox Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 3P8
      P: 250 339-6591 | F: 250 339-6593
      
      North Island Medical Clinic
      1959 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2L2
      P: 250 338-5097
      
      Mid-Life Services (Options for Sexual Health Clinic)
      961 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-8572
      
      Home and Community Care (Nursing)
      941 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-8522
      Assists individuals to manage their own care at home by providing nursing assessment, education, counselling and medical and surgical care.
      
      Crown Isle Clinic
      444 Lerwick Rd
      Courtenay, BC V9N 0A9
      P: 250 338-1333
      
      Cumberland Medical Clinic
      E-310 8th St
      Courtenay, BC V9N 1N3
      P: 250 331-0500
      

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

  • Hospital services provided at St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Comox, BC (6 km)

    • BC Ambulance

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

    • Lab services

      St. Joseph's Courtenay Medical Laboratory
      307A - 14th Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 6P5
      P: 250 338-1335
      
      In-community
      Washington Park Medical Clinic
      757 Ryan Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 3R6
      P: 250 334-9241
      
      LifeLabs 
      496 - 10th Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1P6
      P: 250 334-4745
      

    • Imaging services

      MRI
      Comox Valley MRI
      1211 Ryan Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 3R6
      P: 250 334-1023 | F: 250 334-1083
      

    • Pharmacy

      Costco Pharmacy #1092
      588 Crown Isle Boulevard
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 0A6
      P: 250 331-8710 | F: 250 331-8720
      
      Courtney Rexall Drugstore
      1604 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K4
      P: 250 334-2481 | F: 250 338-9470
      
      Living Room Pharmacy Ltd
      204 - 1530 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K4
      P: 250 338-5665 | F: 250 338-5855
      
      Loblaw Pharmacy #1528
      757 Ryan Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 3R6
      P: 250 334-6935 | F: 250 334-6940
      
      London Drugs #67C
      Driftwood Mall
      4000 - 2751 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2L8
      P: 250 703-2398 | F: 250 703-2825
      
      Peoples Pharmacy
      #102 - 1350 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8X6
      P: 250 334-9311 | F: 250 334-9377
      
      Safeway Food & Drug - Pharmacy #69
      1551 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 334-2924 | F: 250 334-0527
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #239
      310 - 8th Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1N3
      P: 250 334-3134 | F: 250 334-8066
      
      WAL-MART Pharmacy #3163
      3199 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2L9
      P: 250 898-8955 | F: 250 898-8954
      
      Zellers Pharmacy #29
      Driftwood Mall
      2801 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2L8
      P: 250 897-0467 | F: 250 338-4861
      

    • Midwifery

      Comox Valley Midwifery
      343 - 3rd Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9L 1N4
      P: 250 338-4810 | F: 250 897-1641
      
      Search for more midwives at www.bcmidwives.com.
      

    • Extended Care

      Cummings Home (6 beds)
      1926 Cummings Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 0A3
      P: 250 897-0075
      
      Glacier View Lodge (102 beds)
      2450 Back Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8B5
      P: 250 338-1451
      

    • Home Nursing

      Home and Community Care Nursing
      941 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-8524
      
      We Care Comox Valley
      TFP: 1 888 334-8531 | TFF: 1 888 334-8571
      

    • Dietetics

      Michelina Karamanis
      5169 Raven Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9J 1L9
      P: 250 218-1205
      
      Stacey Blouin
      2320B Embleton Crescent
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8W9
      

    • Diabetic Nurse Educator

      Judith Atkin
      Diabetes Nurse Educator
      P: 250 370-8011 xt. 13773
      

    • Physiotherapy

      David Da Silva Physiotherapy Corp.
      104 - 1350 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8X6
      P: 250 338-8121
      

    • Occupational therapy

      Francine Deveau
      1690 Carron Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 9K5
      P: 250 334-3177 | F: 250 334-3186
      
      Island Health Authority
      941-A England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-9112 | F: 250 338-9912
      
      Student Services
      School District #71
      2345 Mission Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 9H1
      P: 250 338-1481 | F: 250 334-4472
      

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      CYMH Courtenay
      2455 Mansfield Drive
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2M2
      P: 250 334-5820
      
      Comox Valley Mental Health Services
      941C England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-8524 | F: 250 331-8525
      
      John Howard Society of North Island
      1455 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 338-7341
      
      Stepping Stones Recovery House for Women
      4374 Marsden Road
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 5R8
      P: 250 897-0360
      
      Comox Valley Recovery Centre (20 beds for men only)
      641 Menzies Aveue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 3C3
      P: 250 338-7144 | F: 250 338-6242
      www.comoxvalleyrecoverycentre.com
      
      Mary Lang Counselling Office
      Suite D - 2425 Rosewall Crescent
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 8R9
      P: 250 897-0254 | F: 250 897-0256
      

    • Social workers

      Island Health Authority
      941-A England Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 727-4461
      
      Comox Valley Health Unit
      961 England Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
      P: 250 331-8520
      
      Strathcona Counselling
      325A - 11 Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1S4
      P: 250 338-0311 | F: 250 338-0316
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pm
      
      Vancouver Island Community Connections Inc.
      101 - 1509 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 338-7201
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 9 am - 4:30 pm
      
      AIDS Vancouver Island
      355 - 6 Street
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 1M2
      P: 250 338-7400 | F: 250 334-8224 | TFP: 1 877 311-7400
      www.avihealthcentre.org
      
      John Howard Society
      1455 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 338-7341 | F: 250 338-6568
      
      Ministry of Children and Family Development
      2455 Mansfield Drive
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2M2
      P: 250 334-5820 | F: 250 334-5844
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      
      Comox Valley Family Services Association
      1415 Cliffe Avenue
      Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
      P: 250 338-7575 | F: 250 338-2343
      www.comoxvalleyfamilyservices.com
      
      The Sasamans Society
      680 Head Start Crescent
      Campbell River, BC, V9H 1P0
      P: 250 914-2212 | TFP: 1 888 597-2189 | F: 250 914-2215
      

  • General Referrals - Medical Genetics Clinic at Mobile
    Island Health Authority
    Courtenay, BC, V9N 2J7
    P: 250 727-4461
    
    Adult Community Support Services - Courtenay
    Vancouver Island Health Authority
    941 England Avenue
    Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
    P: 250 331-8524
    
    North Island Liver Service
    Campbell River & District Hospital
    Sunshine Wellness Centre
    375 - 2nd Avenue
    Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1
    P: 250 850-2605 | TFP: 1 877 850-2605 | F: 250 850-2618
    Hrs: By appointment only.
    Services Available: Treatment - Hepatitis B & C
    
    Aboriginal Health Diabetes Outreach Worker
    Diabetes Nurse Educator
    P: 250 370-8011 ext. 13773
    
    Healthy Babies Prenatal Nutrition Program
    1415 Cliff Avenue
    Courtenay, BC, V9N 2K6
    P: 250 338-7575 ext. 232 | F: 250 338-2343
    
    Courtenay Health Unit
    961 England Avenue
    Courtenay, BC, V9N 2N7
    P: 250 331-8520
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Drop-In Youth Clinic: Tues 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Thurs 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Services: STI counselling, testing and treatment, HIV counselling and testing
    
    AIDS Vancouver Island
    355 - 6th Street
    Courtenay, BC,
    P: 250 338-7400 | TFP: 1 877 311-7400
    Hrs: Mon-Sun. Hours vary.
    Services: Hep C Education, Hep C Testing, Needle Exchange and Harm Reduction.
    www.avi.org