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  • Community Information

    Known as the “Gateway to the North”, the town of Terrace is located in the Skeena River Valley in the geographic centre of northwestern British Columbia. Primarily a forestry town, it also serves as a business service and supply centre for the region and is a hub for highway, rail and air transportation routes. With its affordable housing, spectacular scenery and numerous recreational opportunities, Terrace’s population is growing. Residents enjoy a wide range of outdoor recreational opportunities including skiing, fishing, and hiking, all within close proximity.

    Terrace experiences a moderate climate with minimal temperature extremes. Summer days are long and warm with temperatures averaging around 18 degrees Celsius. Winter temperatures average around 3 degrees with considerable snowfall.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, tourism and heavy industry


    • Population

      Town Population: 11,486 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)


    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Interior Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Northwest

      Regional District: Kitimat Stikine

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 28


    • Practitioners + Clinic information

      General Practitioners: 16 (www.cpsbc.ca)

      Clinics
      Community Cancer Clinic
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 638-4036
      
      Park Avenue Medical Center
      3rd Floor - 4634 Park Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1V7
      P: 250 615-5030
      
      Kitselas Health Station
      2225 Gitaus Road
      Terrace, BC, V8G 0A9
      P: 250 635-5084 | TFP: 1 888 777-2837 | F: 250 635-5335
      www.kitselas.com
      
      Kitsum Kalum Health Station
      Box 544, 3531 West Kalum Road
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4B5
      P: 250 635-6172 | F: 250 635-6182
      www.kitsumkalum.bc.ca
      

  • Mills Memorial Hospital is an accredited facility that provides full service medicine and trauma services to Terrace and its surrounding area. Services include:

    • full service
    • trauma services
    • psychiatric services (in-patient)
    • surgical services
    • extensive day care services

    Additional services include education, prevention and community based programs such as Chronic Disease Management clinics, Prenatal Education, Best for Baby antepartum education and Meals on Wheels.

    Terrace has the largest concentration of physicians and services North of Prince George and the largest diagnostic and specialist center west of Prince George, including CT and nuclear medicine services. There are 16 family physicians and 21 specialists providing the following care:

    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Psychiatry
    • General Surgery
    • Urology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Otolaryngology
    • Anaesthetics
    • Radiology
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Pathology
    • ENT
    • Podiatry
    • Pediatrics
    • Internal Medicine

    • Contact Info

      Mills Memorial Hospital
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 635-2211 | F: 250 635-763
      

    • Hospital Info

      Acute beds: 44

      Surgical Suites: 3

      Intensive Care Unit beds: 4

      Psychiatric Unit beds: 10 (in-patient)

    • Emergency Room

      There is an Emergency Room in this community that provides a full range of emergency services, including trauma care.

      The ER is open 24/7.

      Number of Visits Per Year: 21,142 (2009 Statistics)

      Travel distance to transfer hospital: 580 km to Prince George

    • Anaesthetics

      There are two GP Anaesthetists in this community.

    • Surgery

      There are surgical services in this community.

    • Maternity

      There are Caesarian sections services in this community.

    • Imaging services

      X-Ray 
      Terrace Mills Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 638-4046 | F: 250 638-4020
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 7 am - 5 pm
      
      Ultrasound
      There are ultrasound services in this community.
      
      CT
      There are CT services in this community.
      
      Additional Services
      Mammography, Fluoroscopy, Echocardiography
      

    • Videoconferencing

      There are videoconferencing facilities in this community.

    • Ambulance

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

    • Pharmacy

      Hospital
      Mills Memorial Hospital Pharmacy
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 638-4040 | F: 250 638-4055
      
      In-community 
      Safeway Food & Drug Pharmacy #126
      4655 Lakelse Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1R3
      P: 250 635-1375 | F: 250 635-9079
      
      Save-on-Foods Pharmacy #983
      4731 Lakelse Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1R5
      P: 250 635-4021 | F: 250 635-3639
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #266
      4647 Lakelse Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1R3
      P: 250 635-7261 | F: 250 635-3574
      
      Shoppers Drug Mart #2259
      #100 - 4634 Park Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1V7
      P: 250 615-5151 | F: 250 615-5152
      
      Wal-mart Pharmacy #5834
      RR#3, 4427 Highway 16
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4R6
      P: 250 615-2047 | F: 250 615-3247
      

    • Extended Care

      Seven Sisters Residence (20 beds)
      2815 Tetrault Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W6
      P: 250 631-4121 | F: 250 631-4129
      
      Terraceview Lodge (95 beds)
      4707 Kerby Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W2
      P: 250 631-4209
      

    • Home Nursing

      Terrace Health Unit
      3412 Kalum Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
      P: 250 631-4234
      
      Kitselas Health Station
      2225 Gitaus Road
      Terrace, BC, V8G 0A9
      P: 250 635-5084 | TFP: 1 888 777-2837 | F: 250 635-5335
      www.kitselas.com
      
      Terrace Adult Sunshine Centre
      4907 Lazelle Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 1T6
      P: 250 638-1595
      
      Terraceview Lodge
      4707 Kerby Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 5G9
      P: 250 638-0223 | F: 250 635-9775
      

    • Dietetics

      Population Health Dietitian Program

      Terrace Community Health

      3412 Kalum Street

      Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2

      P: 250 631-4233

    • Diabetic Nurse Educator

      Canadian Diabetes Society
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 635-2211 | F: 250 635-7639
      
      Kitselas Health Centre
      RR#2, S44, Comp. 24
      Terrace, BC, V8G 3X1
      P: 250 635-5084 | F: 250 635-5335
      www.kitselas.com
      

    • Physiotherapy

      Cedar River Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre
      3222 Munroe Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 3B5
      P: 250 638-1010

    • Occupational therapy

      Terrace Child Development Centre
      2510 South Eby Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2X3
      P: 250 635-9388
      
      Terrace Adult Mental Health
      3412 Kalum Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4T2
      P: 250 638-2202 | P: 250 638-2342
      

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Hospital
      Mental Health and Addictions
      Terrace Mills Memorial Hospital
      4720 Haugland Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2W7
      P: 250 635-2211 | F: 250 635-7639
      
      In Community
      CYMH Terrace
      400 - 4545 Lazelle Avenue
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4E1
      P: 250 638-2330
      
      Northwest Addiction Services
      Al Marland Building
      2nd Floor, 3219 Eby Street
      P: 250 638-8117
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
      
      Terrace Mental Health & Addictions
      2412 Kalum Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4A2
      P: 250 631-4202
      
      Kitselas Village
      NNADAP Program
      2225 Gitaus Road
      Terrace, BC
      Hrs: Tues-Thurs
      
      Northwest Band Social Workers Association
      1581 Kulspai Crescent
      Terrace, BC, V8G 4P5
      P: 250 638-0744
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pm
      
      Kermode Friendship Society ACYMH
      3313 Kalum Street
      Terrace, BC, V8G 2N7
      P: 250 635-4906 | TFP: 1 866 635-4906 | F: 250 635-3013
      

  • BC Schizophrenia Society
    Mental Health and Addictions
    P: 250 635-8206 | TF: 1 866 326-7877
    
    Ksan House Society
    Violence Against Women Counseling Services
    4838 Lazelle Avenue
    Terrace, BC, V8G 1T4
    P: 250 635-2373
    
    Building Healthier Babies (Park Centre)
    4665 Park Avenue
    Terrace, BC, V8G 1T2
    P: 250 635-1830 | F: 250 635-1501
    www.terracechilddevelopmentcentre.com
    
    Building Healthier Babies
    Terrace Child Development Centre
    2510 South Eby Street
    Terrace, BC, V8G 2X3
    P: 250 635-1830 | F: 250 635-1501