Juan de Fuca Coast
Community Health Service Area
Health Profile (Version 1.0)
4125 Juan de Fuca Coast
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.
Juan de Fuca Coast (CHSA 4125) is 1,470 km² in size and is located in southwestern Vancouver Island, west of Highway 1. It is comprised of Port Renfrew, Jordan River, and Shirley, as well as the First Nations community of Pacheedaht. Geographical features include the Sooke Hills, Jordan Ridge, San Juan Ridge, and Seymour Range. Provincial parks include the following: Juan de Fuca, French Beach, and Sooke Mountain. National parks include the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.