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Gastown Vocational Services

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Phone: 604-675-2535

Goldcorp Mental Health Centre

Address: 288-2750 East Hastings, Vancouver BC V5K 1Z9

Web: www.gvsonline.ca

Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-5 pm (closed 12-1 pm for lunch)

Sat.-Sun. Closed

Gastown Vocational Services offers a wide range of vocational and educational services to individuals with mental health issues. Their staff of occupational therapists, psychologists and life-skills and job coaches helps youth to obtain work experience, employment, and/or access to educational and skills training programs.

The Youth and Young Adult Program (YYAP) in particular assists youth and young adults to obtain work experience, employment and/or access to educational and skill training programs. One-to-one job coaching and supported employment services are offered.  Referrals must come from a mental health worker, MCFD worker, private psychiatrist or GP.