The following information provides a snapshot of some of the health services available within or near Langley. Depending on your needs, you will have access to a broader continuum of specialty resources and health care professionals located throughout Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health.
- Average family income after-tax: $67,655
- Unemployment rate in 2011: 6.7%
- Non-official languages spoken at home in 2011: Sino-Tibetan (1.2%), Korean (0.8%), Spanish (0.7%)
- Physicians per capita: 85 per 100,000
- Specialists per capita: 57 per 100,000
- Average life expectancy: 81.6
Learn more about the health profile for Langley.
139,815 (2014 data)
By 2024, the population of Langley is expected to grow by 30 per cent.
Langley’s Healthy Aging Report provides key information to underpin strategies to improve the health status of seniors in Fraser Health and keep them in the community.
School district 35 | www.sd35.bc.ca
The District has 45 schools:
- 29 elementary schools
- 2 combined elementary, middle and secondary schools
- 5 middle schools
- 10 secondary schools
The District serves over 18,000 students and employs over 2,500 teachers, support staff and administrators.
Langley Memorial Hospital
22051 Fraser Hwy, Langley, B.C. | 604-514-6000
As a community hospital, Langley Memorial Hospital provides a range of primary, secondary and some specialty services, including 24/7 emergency, general and internal medicine, general surgery and select surgical specialities (such as orthopedic), critical care, obstetrics, pediatrics, and adult inpatient psychiatric care. Langley Memorial Hospital also offers day surgery and other ambulatory, outpatient services. Diagnostic imaging, inpatient and outpatient laboratory services, and a full service pharmacy support various hospital programs and their patients.
Langley Memorial Hospital has 188 beds. In 2016/17, Langley Memorial Hospital saw 47,272 emergency room visits, provided care to 10,542 inpatients and 10,510 surgical daycare cases, delivered 1,487 newborns, and had 76,792 visits to ambulatory care.
- 24/7 Emergency
- Critical care
- Adult inpatient psychiatric care
Home and community care services
- Langley Home Health office provides nursing support, older adult day programs, case management, respite care and more.
- How to access: Home Health services can be accessed by calling the Home Health Service Line at 1-855-412-2121. The home health team will start the assessment process, assign a case manager and then conduct an assessment of the person’s care needs to determine what home health services are required. Some clients may access home health services through a Home Health Liaison when they have been admitted at a hospital and cannot return home without support.
Residential care and assisted living
- We provide subsidized residential care for adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home due to complex health care needs.
- Langley currently has one Fraser Health owned and operated facility and five contracted facilities. These facilities provide 720 residential care beds in the community.
- How to access: Subsidized residential care beds can be accessed by calling the Home Health Service Line at 1-855-412-2121. The home health team will start the assessment process, assign a case manager and then conduct an assessment of the person’s care needs to see if they are eligible for residential care. If a person already has a case manager and is receiving care at home, they can speak directly with their case manager about their desire for residential care.
Mental health and substance use
- See the tab below for mental health and substance use services available in Langley.
- How to access: Please call the Langley Mental Health office at 604-514-7940. Those looking for substance use support can also call the province-wide Alcohol and Drug Information Referral line at 604-660-9382 or 1-800-663-1441.
- We provide a range of services to promote health and wellness in the community. These services include but are not limited to:
- pregnancy and early motherhood care
- early childhood development
- speech therapy
- hearing clinics
- dental care
- youth clinics
- harm reduction
- How to access: Please call the Langley Public Health office at 604-539-2900.
For more information on your community, visit the Community Health Atlas.
Services located in the Langley include:
- Psychiatric Liaison Nurse in the Langley Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (7 days a week, 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)
- Acute Adult Inpatient Unit at Langley Memorial Hospital (18 beds)
- Acute Home Treatment Program (AHTP): provides outreach short-term acute psychiatric stabilization service for Langley, Cloverdale and White Rock/South Surrey
- Group Therapy Services (GTS): core and specialty groups
- Community Mental Health Centre:
- Central Intake and Referral Service
- Adult Short-Term Assessment and Treatment (ASTAT) Team: session limited 1:1 counselling
- Adult Community Support Services/Assertive Case Management (ACSS/ACM) Team: for clients with serious and enduring mental illness, including assertive case management service and rehabilitation services
- Older Adult Community Mental Health: short-term assessment and treatment for older adults with psychiatric issues
- Supported Housing and Residential Program (SHARP): a variety of levels of care available with housing options
- Concurrent Disorder Therapist: for clients with mental health and substance use issues
- Psychiatric Rapid Access Clinic (RAC): outpatient psychiatry consultations
- Langley Mental Health, Langley RCMP, Corrections, Forensics, Substance Use Liaison
- Support Program and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Clubhouse Program, Therapeutic Volunteer Program, Breathing Easy and Talking Tobacco Programs through Clubhouse, Rehabilitation Fund
- Psychosis Treatment Optimization Program (PTOP): provides additional supports for individuals living with psychosis who have not responded well to previous treatments
- Nurse Practitioner Service: to individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues and the homeless
- Regional Tertiary (intensive and highly specialized) Mental Health Services:
- Community Tertiary Rehabilitation Program (25 beds at Memorial Cottage)
- Older Adult Rehabilitation and Behavioural Stabilization Program (42 beds at Arbutus Place)
- Contracted substance use outpatient counselling and prevention program serving adults and youth via Langley Community Services Society (includes Youth Outreach Workers and School and Community-based Prevention Program)
- DEWY (Day, Evening, Weekend Youth): intensive day treatment program
Regional services available to individuals in Langley include:
Substance use services
- Creekside Withdrawal Management Service (adult detox and dedicated youth detox/30-day stabilization beds)
- Creekside Daytox Program (medically monitored day program)Maple Ridge Treatment Centre (intensive residential treatment program for men)
- Maple Ridge Treatment Centre (intensive residential treatment program for men)
- Kinghaven Treatment Centre (intensive residential treatment program for men)
- Peardonville House (intensive residential treatment program for women – can accommodate preschool age children)
- Contracted supportive recovery facilities for men and women called STLRs (Stabilization and Transitional Living Residences)
- Second stage supportive housing
- DEWY (Day, Evening, Weekend Youth intensive day treatment program)
- Intensive day treatment program for adults (TEAM – co-ed; WELL - Women’s intensive; MELL – Men’s intensive)
- Psychosis Treatment Optimization Program (PTOP) provides additional supports for individuals living with psychosis who have not responded well to previous treatments
- Gaining Ground, a Fraser Health teen and young adult mental health promotion, prevention and early intervention initiative includes mindcheck.ca (a provincial website) and Speak Up (dedicated online space as well as targeted education and youth peer network)
- Youth Concurrent Disorders Program for youth with issues in both mental health and substance use
- Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Services for adolescents and adults with both developmental disabilities (IQ of 70 or less) and complex mental health needs
- Psychiatric High Acuity Unit (PHAU) at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre and Surrey Memorial Hospital
- Fraser Health Outpatient Eating Disorders Program
- Fraser Health Child and Youth Neuropsychiatry Clinic, Child and Youth Psychiatry General Teaching Clinic as well as Infant Psychiatry Clinic on Surrey Memorial Hospital grounds
- In-patient Adolescent Psychiatric Unit at Surrey Memorial Hospital
- Adolescent Day Treatment Program (ADTP) at Surrey Memorial Hospital
- START (Short Term, Assessment, Response, Treatment) Teams – program for youth
- Reproductive Psychiatric Clinic at Royal Columbian Hospital Outpatient Department and Gateway Station Mental Health
- Regional Neuropsychology Assessment and Consultation at Royal Columbian Hospital Outpatient Department
- Community Residential Emergency Short Stay Treatment (CRESST) at Abbotsford, Surrey and New Westminster
- Neuropsychiatry Outreach Clinic, located at Delta Hospital, provides specialized assessments and consultation for individuals with mental illness and brain injury
- Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) Program (liaison/integration service between Mental Health and Substance Use and Probation Services)
- Regional Tertiary (intensive and highly specialized) Mental Health Services:
- Arbutus Place, 42-bed Older Adult Rehabilitation and Behavioural Stabilization Program in Langley
- Clayton Heights, a 29-bed Older Adult Rehabilitation and Behavioural Stabilization Program in Surrey
- Connolly Lodge, a 20-bed adult specialized residential facility on Riverview grounds
- Cottonwood Lodge, a 24-bed adult specialized residential facility on Riverview grounds
- Cypress Lodge, a 20-bed mental health rehabilitation facility on Riverview grounds
- Cedar Ridge, a 20-bed Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit in Chilliwack
- Memorial Cottage, a 25-bed mental health rehabilitation facility in Langley
- Memorial Cottage, a 24-bed Acute Older Adult Unit in White Rock
- Neuropsychiatry In-patient Program for adults with complex brain disorders/injuries and mental illness (Fraser Health has 10 beds in a Vancouver facility)
- Family Support, Education and Respite Program
- Mental Health Advocacy Services
- Disability Rights Advocacy website – Ask an Advocate
Centralized Fraser Health Crisis Line provides 24/7 telephone support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and community resource information for people of all ages:
- 604-951-8855 for callers residing west of Aldergrove
- 1-877-820-7444 toll-free for callers east of Aldergrove
For information about these services please contact: Langley Mental Health Centre: 604-514-7940 |#305 – 20300 Fraser Highway | Langley
Or visit the mental health and substance use section of our website.
Province-wide Alcohol and Drug Information Referral: 604-660-9382 or 1-800-663-1441
Overdose response supports and services
Community Forums: Participated in Fentanyl forum hosted by the Langley Division of Family Practice.
Events: Hosted and/or participated multiple community events to raise awareness of the overdose crisis, including Community Fun Day and Aboriginal Day.
Langley Community Overdose Response Steering Committee: Fraser Health staff from various departments participate in an inter-sectorial working group comprised of representatives from Township of Langley, City of Langley, RCMP, BC Emergency Health Services, Gateway of Hope, Stepping Stone Community Services, Encompass Support Services, Peers, Family Members Affected by Overdose, Langley Division of Family Practice, ICM Team, Langley School District, Langley Community Services Society, Langley Vineyard Church, Fraser Valley Aboriginal Child and Family Services/Xyolhemeylh and Langley Hospice Society.
The committee has four active working groups that focus on prevention through education, community resiliency/stigma reduction, harm reduction and responding to overdose events/trauma informed practices.
Langley Youth Hub: As part of the Encompass Support Services Society, Fraser Health is one of many partners supporting youth with a location for medical care, substance misuse counselling and prevention programs, care from a family physician or nurse practitioner, mental health counselling, and family education and support programs are just the start. Partners include Langley City and Township, RCMP, Langley Division of Family Practice, and a number of community groups.
Education, training and public awareness campaigns
Naloxone training: Naloxone training is available through Langley Public Health Unit, Lookout Emergency Aid Society (Mobile Harm Reduction Team) and Gateway for Hope (Salvation Army).
Peer engagement for naloxone distribution: A bi-weekly drop-in engagement group that provides youth and young adults who may not otherwise engage with services with increased access to naloxone kits via peer-to-peer distribution. In Langley, this service is provided through the Day, Evening, Weekend Youth (DEWY) site. Recruitment is currently underway with the program expected to start this fall.
Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) training: Coordinating training for MCFD social workers in Langley and Delta who have youth clients and families who are at risk of overdose.
Internal campaigns: For release in the fall of 2017, an internal communications campaign will target frontline emergency department staff, including those at Langley Memorial Hospital as this community has been particularly impacted by the overdose crisis.
Overdose prevention sites: In December 2016, Fraser Health opened overdose prevention sites in a number of communities, including Langley. These sites ensure a health care professional is nearby to administer naloxone if a person consumes substances and overdoses. When a person is receptive, the sites also play an important role in connecting them to treatment, as well as other health care and community supports.
Take Home Naloxone kits and harm reduction supplies: Take Home Naloxone kits and harm reduction supplies are available at the Langley Public Health Unit, Langley Mental Health Centre, Lookout Emergency Aid Society Mobile Health Van and Gateway of Hope (Salvation Army).
Safe sharps disposal: Sharps disposal services are available at Langley Public Health Unit, Gateway of Hope (Salvation Army), Lookout Emergency Aid Society (Mobile Harm Reduction Team), Family Care Pharmacy and I.D.A. Pharmacy.
Safe sharps recovery: In addition to recovery efforts provided by the City, community members who find discarded sharps may contact Lookout Emergency Aid Society to arrange timely collection. Lookout Emergency Aid Society also undertakes regular sweeps of key locations in order to identify and safely dispose of any discarded sharps.
Surge outreach: Monthly, on weeks when income assistance cheques are issued and during periodic surges in overdose volumes, public health nurses and Mental Health and Substance Use clinicians conduct outreach to areas with high volume of overdoses to distribute Take Home Naloxone, intervene in overdoses, assess and refer people to treatment.
Opioid Agonist Treatment clinics: A new clinic opening in Langley to improve access to first line treatment for opioid addiction (medications like Suboxone and methadone).
Outpatient substance use programs: Provided through a contracted agency in Langley, outpatient substance use programs include school-based prevention services, individual and group counselling, family support, psycho-education and opioid agonist treatment.
Substance use treatment beds: Langley residents requiring treatment services have access to supports throughout the region. There are 465 beds that are a combination of:
- Withdrawal management beds
- Short-term access to recovery beds
- Stabilization transition living residences
- Intensive residential treatment beds
These services include specialized support for Indigenous men and women, young men and women ages 19 to 24, and women (including pregnant women).
Intensive Case Management (ICM): An ICM team supports people with a severe substance use disorder who face complex challenges related to health, housing, and poverty, and face barriers in accessing existing health or social services. A new team will be implemented in Langley this fall.
DEWY (Day, Evening, Weekend Youth): Two DEWY intensive day treatment programs for youth are located in Coquitlam (serving Fraser North including Surrey/Delta) and Langley (serving Fraser South including Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows). Four additional mobile DEWY cycles will be provided on a one-time basis prior to the end of 2017/28. Each cycle supports 12 youth through a five week program.
Health services leadership
Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation
Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation is committed to and actively involved in raising funds for the Langley Memorial Hospital and the healthcare needs of the Langley communities.
22051 Fraser Hwy
Langley, BC V3A 4H4
Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
The Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was founded in September 1947 based on the motto “To Give Comfort to Patients in the Hospital.” They provide $400,000 in annual donations for hospital equipment, and contribute approximately 45,000 volunteer hours both on and off site. They also sponsor many programs at Langley Memorial such as the VolunTEEN Program, Residential Care Bingo Program, and the Spiritual Care Program. Their generosity extends from providing education bursaries to youth and staff, to ensuring that every patient receives a gift at Christmas. The Auxiliary is a valued partner of Langley Memorial Hospital and Langley Health Services.
Langley Division of Family Practice
The Langley Division of Family Practice is a group of physicians organized at the local level who work to address common health care goals.
#105 - 5171 221A Street
Langley, BC, V2Y 0A2