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South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

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Phone: 604-324-6212

Address: 6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver BC

Web: www.southvan.org

The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House serves the community of South Vancouver, bounded by 41st Ave. to the Fraser River, and Cambie to Boundary Road.

Youth programs include:

  • Safe Harbour Youth Ambassador Diversity Program – Youth receive training in order to lead workshops for children surrounding the ideas of diversity and increasing awareness of the Safe Harbour decal. Open to youth in grades 9-12.
  • Homework Haven – For children/youth who are looking for help with their studies or just need a place to do their homework. Program includes one hour of homework and thirty minutes of recreation, snacks and drinks provided.
  • Youth Action Program – volunteer recreational and leadership program for youth aged 15-18
  • Junior Leadership Program & Leadership Program - Youth meet for training related to childcare and recreation outings. Graduates of the Leadership Program are often hired on as summer day camp counsellors at various Neighbourhood Houses.
  • Cultural Buddy Program – “Buddies up” a new immigrant elementary and secondary school youth with a more established immigrant secondary school youth speaking the same first language.