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Posts Categorized: Resources

Vancouver Aboriginal Child & Family Services Society

Posted by & filed under First Nations Services, Resources, Youth in Care.

ACFSS provides a wide range of delegated and non-delegated services to help urban Aboriginal children and families. These services currently fall within five departments: Foster Care, Guardianship, Residential Resources, Family Preservation & Reunification, and Child Protection. Program work to support children and families in overcoming their challenges and staying connected to their cultures.

Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks

Posted by & filed under Resources, Youth in Care.

Dedicated to the promotion and development of local groups run by and for youth in and from government care. Primary functions of these local groups are: giving support, friendship, self-help, information and representation of youth in and from government care.

Transgender Health Program

Posted by & filed under LGBTQ Services, Resources.

An anonymous and confidential free service for anyone living in BC who has a transgender health question, available by phone, e-mail or in-person. Assists in gender identity development; gender-variance in children and adolescents; standards of care for youth undergoing gender transition; programs for children of gender-variant parents; and risk assessment.

PFLAG Vancouver

Posted by & filed under LGBTQ Services, Resources.

PFLAG’s Vancouver chapter provides support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. Actively assists in the recognition and growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, queer and questioning persons and their families and friends, within their diverse cultures and societies.

Qmunity

Posted by & filed under General Health Issues, LGBTQ Services, Resources, Youth Clinics.

Qmunity is a community centre in the west end of Vancouver that provides services to the lesbian/gay/transgender/bisexual/queer community, including Gab Youth drop-in, support programs, support groups, counselling and the Bute Street Clinic.

Onyx Program

Posted by & filed under Resources, Sexual Exploitation.

Onyx offers support services to youth who are or have been sexually exploited (18 and under), including counselling, 1-on-1 support, advocacy, financial assistance (food, clothing, bus pass, etc.) housing and connection to community resources.