To work together to enhance individual and community potential through participation, learning and leadership.
851 Broughton St., Victoria B.C., V8W 1E5
Provides an anonymous, confidential way for young people to prevent or report crimes connected with youth violence, bullying, peer pressure, and intimidation or threats by a person or a gang. Also offers information and referral regarding youth violence.
Downtown youth resource centre offers integrated, multidisciplinary services for youth in Prince George. Youth new to the centre are welcomed and offered an orientation. Drop-in program provides snacks, help finding shelter, pre-employment training, life skills workshops, counselling, and a theatre forum. Also offers shower and laundry facilities, and access to computers, phone, fax, and photocopier. Helps youth access other services in the community, including health services, addictions counselling, guardianship and family services, alternative education, mental health support, sexual exploitation education, and recreational opportunities.
Prince George, BC V2L 5G6
Assists youth who have barriers to attaining the training and resources they need to gain employment. Services include help developing a portfolio, preparing a resume, and opportunities to attend specific courses for life skills, literacy, and employment training.
Offers free individual or group counselling to youth who have been exposed to domestic violence, who live in Burnaby, and are between 13 and 18 years of age. It helps them to identify cycles of violence, express and explore emotions, communicate openly, identify strengths, and develop healthy self-concept.
102-2101 Holdom Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5B 0A4
Youth in BC is an online crisis service, where you can chat one-on-one with a trained volunteer from the Crisis Centre.
Youth who have a mental health challenge connect with other youth, parents, and caregivers to offer support, mentorship opportunities, and referral to resources.
A free seven-week support group for young adults ages 18 to 30 who experience anxiety. Meets one evening a week at Robert Lee YMCA and Tong Louie YMCA (14988 57 Avenue, Surrey). Participants learn coping skills and connect with other youth in the community, and program includes mindfulness techniques, educational workshops about anxiety, and other mental health-related topics. Youth get a free YMCA gym membership for the duration of the program to encourage physical activity as a stress management tool.
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y2
Robert Lee YMCA: 604-689-9622
Reaches out to youth age 19 and under who are living on the street, at risk of street involvement, have had conflicts with the law and/or are experiencing trouble at home, at school, or on the streets. Assists youth to find healthy alternatives, access resources, and reconnect to family and community.
Mission, BC V2V 1J9
Offers support for youth experiencing mental illness, substance use issues, or general health issues and/or their parents. Provides information, sets up appointments, and connects clients to local and online resources.
11925 Haney Place
Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6G2