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Listing of Greater Vancouver area Youth Clinics. Youth clinics (up to age 24) are free and confidential, and offer counselling and support on all medical, health, sexual and wellness-related issues. No appointment, Care Card (usually) or parental accompaniment required.
Three Bridges provides free primary care health services by an interdisciplinary team to marginalized populations residing in the West End, Yaletown, Fairview Slopes, downtown and downtown South areas of Vancouver.
Peak House is a 10-week, co-ed residential program for youth (13-18) who are ready to challenge the effects of substance misuse in their lives. Provided by Pacific Youth & Family Services.
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre working to link children, youth and their families with appropriate resources in all areas of mental health and addictions. In addition, as spiritual successors to the Eating Disorder Resource Centre of BC, the centre also provides information and referrals to adults with eating disorders.
Directions Youth Services Centre is a drop-in centre for street-entrenched youth, with programs ranging up to 24 years old. Services include hot meals, showers, laundry, one-on-one workers, employability training and Dusk2Dawn, an evening peer support program.
Located in White Rock, BC, provides free and confidential health care for youths aged 12-21. General medical issues, sexual health (including free STI testing and free birth control) mental health assessments and referrals, as well as addictions assessments and counselling.
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.
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
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.