Resource Directory

  • Addictions rehabilitation
  • Meal programs
  • Shelters
  • Transitional housing
  • Community & family services
  • Services for women and children suffering from domestic abuse
  • Legal services

3213 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5V 4B8
Contact: 604-872-7676

Do you want to see what a lifebook looks like? Check out this sample lifebook that was developed by members of the Speak-Out Youth Group!

A free, eight-week training program for individuals 18 and older in the Comox Valley who are interested in a service sector job, are unemployed, and not eligible for Employment Insurance. Program includes four weeks of essential skills and job readiness training, including resume and cover letter assistance, interview preparation, and job search strategies. Also includes two weeks of workplace certificate training and two weeks of one-on-one job search support, as well as ongoing career coaching.

201-1025 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC V9N 2J9

This program covers tuition and mandatory fees for students who are currently living in care or have lived in care in BC for at least one year and are pursuing post-secondary education at SFU.

Offers support, guidance, prenatal supplementary care, and pro-choice-oriented counselling to young pregnant and parenting women, and their partners. SMILE for young mothers focuses on pre-natal and birth preparation classes, pregnancy testing, family counselling services, lending library of parenting resources, connection to additional support systems, and midwifery appointments are provided on site.

4750 Imperial Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 1C2

Resources for youth related to employment, interview readiness, resume building, job postings, obtaining a SIN card, status card, etc.

  • Chetwynd safe house
  • Outreach program
  • Police based victim services
  • Community based victim services
  • Children who witnessed abuse
  • Reconnect
  • Choices for women
  • Legal advocate outreach program
  • Family support program
  • Residential programs

Visit our website for more!

Box 713 10110 13 St., Dawson Creek, B.C., V1G 4H7
Contact: 1-866-712-9174 or 250-782-9174

These are the community guidelines that the Speak-Out Youth Group has developed for our group. We all follow these rules to make sure that everyone in our group feels respected when they are speaking out.

Check out our Speak-Out Youth Group Meeting invitation!

We provide adoption counselling and pregnancy counselling services to birth parents and adoptive parents in the Greater Vancouver area and throughout B.C.

102-171 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, B.C., V7M 3J9
Contact: 604-984-2488 or 1-888-984-2488

Drop-in and support group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, queer, and questioning youth ages 14 to 21 in the Fraser Valley and surrounding area. Activities include workshops on queer and youth-related issues, performances, and outings. Meets every Wednesday from 6 pm to 8:30 pm.

SUM Place
10776 King George Highway
Surrey, BC V3T 2X7

Check out this awesome booklet about teen adoption that was developed by the Speak-Out Youth Group!

Check out this brochure about teen adoption developed by AFABC's Speak-Out Youth Group!

Drugs and alcohol have a greater affect on teens than adults. The signs on addiction can be hard to understand, and many teens don't realize the long-term damage drugs and alcohol have on their bodies because the short-term side effects fade. See link for more information drugs and alcohol, signs of an addiction, and how to get help.

Offers employment services including employment counselling, employment preparation, and employment search assistance. Free consultation is offered, but fees are charged for services. Also provides several free group employment programs.

200-3219 Eby Street
Terrace, BC V8G 4R3
  • Adult treatment program
  • 12 step program
  • Community services
  • Transitional housing
  • Residential detox program
  • Youth treatment program

Empowers and supports young people ages 18 to 39 in Northwest BC to develop entrepreneurship and business skills. Connects young people to business resources, financing, and mentoring, including business idea validation, business planning workshops, networking events, loan and small project grants, and a Business Challenge pitch competition.

  • Aboriginal hospital liaison program
  • Aboriginal youth and leadership training program
  • Children’s wellness program
  • Child and youth therapist
  • Counsellor training program
  • Diabetes program
  • Summer camp program
  • Substance abuse counsellor training program

Visit our website for more!

927 Haliburton St., Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 6N4
Contact: 250-753-8291

UBC covers the cost of tuition for current or past youth in care who are pursuing their first university degree.