Safehouse in Vancouver for 16-18, self-referred and 72 hours clean/sober.
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Clubs provide out-of-school hours programs in the school year and day camp programs in the summer through six neighbourhood-based clubs around the Lower Mainland. In addition, the clubs also offer youth substance abuse services and parent support services.
The South Vancouver Neighbourhood House serves the community of South Vancouver, bounded by 41st Ave. to the Fraser River, and Cambie to Boundary Road.
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House is a community-based resource delivering services to the Vancouver’s Kitsilano area.
Gordon Neighbourhood house delivers programs and services to the residents of Vancouver’s West End area (Yaletown, Coal Harbour, downtown).
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House is an organization that delivers a wide variety of programs and services to the residents of Northeast Vancouver.
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.
Alexandra Neighbourhood House is the neighbourhood house for the Crescent Beach area. In addition to community programs, they also run the Vine Youth and Family Centre, the Vine Youth Clinic and a wide variety of camp-based programs.
The CMHA is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. They do both public education and direct services. Both the BC and national web sites have a ton of information on mental health issues, links to resources and online discussions.
The Anxiety Disorders Association of BC provides information about how excess anxiety can express itself and also provides effective strategies to begin addressing anxiety. The site includes self-help tips, workshop listings and resources, as well as a section devoted to anxiety & parenting.