GHYS is a pre-employment program for at-risk youth between the ages of 15 to 30 located in downtown Vancouver. They run several long-term programs for youth who are either unemployed or on income assistance, where participants learn new skills, participate in a workshops, get 1-on-1 support and work experience placements.
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Drive Youth Employment Services (D-YES) – formerly called Youth Spot – is designed to help youth between the ages 16-30 obtain sustainable employment.
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.
Sources BC provides numerous support groups, self-help meetings and programs including addictions, employment services for adults and youth, information and referrals, and counselling services to individuals and families in the Surrey and White Rock area.
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.
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.
Gastown Vocational Services offers a wide range of vocational and educational services to individuals with mental health issues.
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