BYRC is a drop-in centre and hub for a wide variety of services for youth (ages 13-24) including support, counselling, a nurse and various cultural programs
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A monthly support group devoted to 18-30’s diagnosed with cancer.
Fee-based professional counselling with individuals or groups, for people experiencing any kind of loss.
Operates a variety of programs and services for Native youth aged 13-24, including youth workers, outreach, a drop-in centre, the Aboriginal Safe House and a recreational, drug & alcohol and life skills activities.
24/7 live help line where youth can talk one-on-one, in confidence and anonymously to a support worker about bullying, gang activity, harassment, intimidation, sexual exploitation and many other issues. This is a multilingual line, so you can speak whatever language you feel most comfortable speaking in.
The Helpline for Children is the Ministry of Child and Family Development’s toll-free line for reporting of suspected cases of child abuse or neglect. Ministry social workers are also available to help support families in difficulty, since placing youth in care isn’t always the ideal or only way to help.
The Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC provides several services: The Distress Line (24-hour crisis line), Youth in BC (that’s us!), The Seniors’ Distress Line, partial share of 1-800-SUICIDE (in BC) and the Community Education Program that offers workshops in stress and suicide in schools.
Web site that provides a directory of over 175 psychologists, counsellors and other professional therapists.
Provides confidential, anonymous counselling over the phone, or via questions posted online. Website provides space to share stories and connect with other youth, as well as a Topic Library about common issues and concerns facing children and youth.