The Youth Health Program of the BC Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of young people in British Columbia through clinical services, health promotion, education and training, advocacy, and research. Their site offers an intro to what to expect when you visit the hospital, as well as your rights and resources.
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Youth Pregnancy Program offers friendly pre and postnatal care and education programs for youth up to 22 years old in a casual environment. Services include: physicians, specialists, educational classes and recreational groups and support from counsellors.
www.sexualityandu.ca is a web site committed to providing you credible and up-to-date information and education on sexual health, from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada.
A network of organizations that “won’t get weird” when you need to talk about your sexual health! Operates the “Sex Sense” line, which provides confidential expert information, advice, and referral on all aspects of sexual health.
OPT offers confidential, nonjudgmental clinical services, reliable contraceptive options, and comprehensive education and information, provided by well-trained professionals.
YouthCo is a youth-driven (15-29) non-profit organization that works to reduce the impact that HIV and Hep C have on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and community engagement. Programs include a variety of workshops around sexual health and harm reduction, and support services for youth affected by HIV and Hep C.
PlanetAhead-Condomania uses an integrated approach to provide youth with opportunities to explore issues and social contexts that influence their decisions about relationships and sexuality, and to learn safer sex skills. They provide outreach at youth events as well as school-based workshops.
Provides free and confidential services. If you live with HIV/AIDS, you know someone living with HIV/AIDS, or you have concerns about becoming infected by the HIV virus, staff and volunteers are available to help you. Services provided include: case management, support programs, grocery distribution, a helpline and library.
PLEA offers a continuum of services for young people whose substance use is problematic including detox, residential addictions treatment and supported recovery.
FSGV Youth Detox provides voluntary detoxification services for high-risk youth between 12 and 21 years of age, who do not have a safe or supportive home and who are struggling against substance misuse problems. They provide a place to stay including 24-hour supervision, medical screening and assessment at intake, crisis intervention, withdrawal management medication assessments, addiction counselling, referrals to supportive and post-detox services.