Richmond Youth Clinic provides free and confidential services to youth aged 13-21. Services include: birth control/ECP, STI testing, pregnancy testing/counseling, PAP testing, IUD insertion, mental health counseling and referral.
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Youth Space is an online/texting chat support service offered by NEED Crisis and Information Line. They also have forums and support via e-mail with professional counsellors.
MCFD is the provincial ministry holding the responsibility for the well-being of children and their healthy development. They are probably best known for providing child protection and supervising substitute care (like foster care and group homes), but also provide services for children with special needs, child and youth mental health, youth justice, and early childhood development programs and services.
SUCCESS is a multi-service agency with a mandate to promote the well-being of all Canadians and immigrants. Services are delivered in five major areas: social services, employment services, business & economic development services, training & education services, and health services. They also run a Chinese Help Line in Mandarin & Cantonese.
WAVAW is a feminist organization that works for the prevention and eradication of all forms of violence against women through the provision of services: a 24-hour crisis line, hospital accompaniment, Aboriginal outreach & counselling, individual and group support counselling, and victims services.
SAFER provides counselling and support to people who are feeling suicidal or who have attempted suicide, people who have lost someone to suicide and education and support for people concerned about someone who is suicidal.
BWSS offers a wide range of support services for women who have experienced abuse, including crisis support, counselling, support groups, legal advocacy and much more.
The British Columbia Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse offers individual and group therapy, as well as support groups for partners of male survivors.
CART provides a community-based response to mental health related crisis involving school-aged children and youth (up to 18) living in Vancouver who are experiencing urgent psychiatric or emotional crisis. Services can range from phone consultation to on-site assessment or consultation, short-term counselling or psychiatric assessment.
Watari offers support and resources to youth around substance misuse, life skills training and street issues. Programs include: Youth Day Treatment Program, outreach workers and the Transition to Independence Program.