9-1-1 Services

Emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week by dialing 9-1-1 on your telephone. A specialize texting service (T9-1-1) is also available for people who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) that allows registered users to communicate with 9-1-1 call-takers via text. Learn more about T9-1-1 service. 

9-1-1 North

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District provides 9-1-1 service to the northern region of the SLRD, covering Areas A, B and the District of Lillooet.

For the northern region, all 9-1-1 emergency calls are answered and routed from E-Comm in Vancouver. Medical calls are then dispatched from the BC Ambulance Service in Kamloops, RCMP calls are dispatched through Kelowna, and Fire Department calls are dispatched through Surrey Fire Dispatch. 

In some remote parts of Areas A and B where there is no telephone or cellular service, people often rely on satellite phones to communicate. Satellite phones do not support 9-1-1 service. Please use the contacts below:

  • Lillooet R.C.M.P detachment: (250) 256-4244
  • Lillooet Ambulance Service: (250) 256-7111
  • Gold Bridge Ambulance Service: (250) 238-2426

9-1-1 services are not available on First Nations-governed land. 

9-1-1 South

The SLRD provides 9-1-1 service to the southern region of the SLRD, covering areas C, D and the Village of Pemberton.

In the southern region, all 9-1-1 calls are answered and routed through E-Comm in Vancouver. Medical calls are then dispatched from the BC Ambulance Service in Vancouver, and RCMP and Fire Department calls are dispatched from E-Comm in Vancouver.

The District of Squamish and the Resort Municipality of Whistler have separate dispatch services.

9-1-1 services are not available on First Nations-governed land.  

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