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  • Community Information

    The small, friendly community of Valemount is located in the Rocky Mountain Trench at the head of the North Thompson Valley in north eastern British Columbia. At the heart of mountain country amidst three picturesque mountain ranges, it is 34 kms from Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and origin of the mighty Fraser River.

    Historically, Valemount was a logging community. Today, it is fast becoming part of British Columbia’s booming tourism sector, attracting hikers, back-country skiers and all-round outdoor enthusiasts.

    INDUSTRY:
    Forestry, tourism


    • Population

      Town Population: 1,020 (BC Stats, 2011 Census)


    • Health Administrative Information

      Health Authority: Northern Health

      Health Service Delivery Area: Northern Interior

      Regional District: Fraser-Fort George

      Rural Designation: RSA community

      RRP Designation: A

      RRP Points: 36.20


    • Practitioners

      General Practitioners: 5 (www.cpsbc.ca)


  • Valemount Health Centre
    Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
    Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
    P: 250 566-9138 | F: 250 566-4319
    Hrs: Mon - Fri 8:40 am - 4:30 pm
    

    • Emergency Room

      This community has a full service Emergency Room.

      It is open Sat and Sun, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Number of Visits Per Year: 4,702 (2009/2010 Statistics: NHA)

      Travel distance to nearest hospital: Prince George (294 km)

    • Lab services

      Valemount Health Centre
      Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
      Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-9138 | F: 250 566-4319
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

    • Imaging services

      X-Ray
      Valemount Health Centre
      Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
      Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-9138 ext. 225 | F: 250 566-4319 Hrs: Mon-Fri 9:00 - 3:30 pm

    • Ambulance

      BC Ambulance Service provides coverage to this community.

    • Pharmacy

      Robson Valley Pharmacy
      1255 - 5th Avenue
      Valmount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-4429

    • Extended Care

      Valemount Health Centre
      Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
      Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-9138 | F: 250 566-4319

    • Home Nursing

      Valemount Health Centre
      Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
      Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-9138 ext. 244 | F: 250 566-4319
      Hrs: Mon-Fri 8:40 am - 4:30 pm, Sat/Sun 10 am - 6 pm

    • Mental Health and Addictions

      Mental Health & Addictions
      Valemount Health Centre
      Box 697, 1445 - 5th Avenue
      Valemount, BC, V0E 2Z0
      P: 250 566-9138 | F: 250 566-4319
      Hrs: Tues, Thurs

  • BC Schizophrenia Society Northern Interior Region
    Mental Health & Addictions
    Prince George Office
    Box 504, 1117 - 6th Avenue
    Prince George, BC, V2L 4S6
    P: 250 561-8033 | TFP: 1 888 561-8055 | F: 250 562-8015