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Posts Categorized: Resources

Know Your Rights

Posted by & filed under Activism, Awareness & Action, Counseling & Supports, First Nations Services, General Health Issues, Immigrant & Multicultural Services, Learning Disabilities, Resources, Uncategorized, Youth in Care.

URL: http://www.familylaw.lss.bc.ca/ If you are having questions about legal issues that pertain to family law, visit this website.  It has helpful fact sheets written in plain language and provides reliable information as a first step when dealing with legal matters in BC.  

mindcheck.ca

Posted by & filed under Mental Health.

mindcheck.ca is a website designed to help BC youth and young adults, ages 13 to 25, to better understand mental health challenges and learn about steps they can take to improve their well-being. Support includes education, links to self-care tools, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources. www.mindcheck.ca

Service Area

Posted by & filed under Counseling & Supports, Resources.

Service Area and Online Options   Please note effective 2014, we will unfortunately no longer be able to provide service to youth outside of British Columbia.  If you are visiting from outside the Canada, please check out Unsuicide for a list of online options for help around the world.   Here are a list of […]

RAINN

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Resources, Sexual Exploitation.

RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, is an American national anti-sexual assault organization, that operates a variety of National Sexual Assault Hotlines, on the phone and by online chat.

Family Services of the North Shore

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Counseling & Supports, Disordered Eating, Parenting, Random Stuff We Like, Resources.

Family Services of the North Shore is a community organization that is dedicated to providing education, support and counselling to heal and connect the community. They offer a broad range of services to children, youth, adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds, which are offered either at no fee, or on a sliding scale to clients living or working on the North Shore.

Gordon House Youth S.E.A.R.Ch.

Posted by & filed under Employment & Unemployment, Resources.

GHYS is a pre-employment program for at-risk youth between the ages of 15 to 30 located in downtown Vancouver. They run several long-term programs for youth who are either unemployed or on income assistance, where participants learn new skills, participate in a workshops, get 1-on-1 support and work experience placements.

Here To Help

Posted by & filed under Drugs, Alcohol & Addictions, Life skills, Mental Health, Resources.

Here To Help is a web site geared towards mental health and substance use information. It features a ton of up-to-date information on both, ideas & skills to help manage these issues, screening self-tests, and support in the form of their discussion forums or by email.