Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4115 Gordon Head/Shelbourne
Community Health Service Areas (CHSAs) in British Columbia (B.C.) are administrative bounds nested within Local Health Areas (LHAs) as defined by the B.C. Ministry of Health. This CHSA health profile contains information about the community’s demographics, socio-economic and health/disease status as represented through various community health indicators. The purpose of CHSA health profiles is to help B.C.’s primary care network partners, public health professionals and community organizations better understand the health needs of a specific community and to provide evidence for service provisioning and prevention strategies.
Gordon Head/Shelbourne (CHSA 4115) is 22 km² in size and is a community located in the District of Saanich on southern Vancouver Island. It is comprised of the neighbourhoods of Gordon Head, Cadboro Bay, and Mount Tolmie. Geographical features include Mt. Douglas, Blenkinsop Lake, Arbutus Cove, and Telegraph Cove. Major establishments include the University of Victoria, Camosun College-Lansdowne, and Lambrick Park.