Here’s a website developed to have youth on a variety of issues who are aging out of care. AgedOut.com
Posts Categorized: Life skills
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.
The YMCA of Vancouver is a resource for women and their families that provides programs and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities.
Aunt Leah’s Place works with teen mothers and youth in foster care system to help them achieve a better future by providing guidance, supported housing, job training and coaching in essential skills.
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.
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.
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.
The Gathering Place is a community centre that caters to the disadvantaged residents of the Downtown South community. Services include a low-cost cafeteria, health centre, reading room and a c0nnected education centre.