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Youth Pregnancy & Parenting Program

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

Phone: (604) 675-3983 – press 0 for English, 1 for Spanish, 2 for Punjabi/Hindi/Urdu, 3 for Mandarin/Cantonese, 4 for French, or 5 for Arabic

Email: yppp@vch.ca

Address:

Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre
1669 Broadway East, 2nd Floor
Vancouver BC

Hours:

   YPPP Prenatal Outreach Program Services:  Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 – 4:45, Thursdays 10:15 – 6:30
   YPPP Medical Clinic: Mondays 11am – 2pm , Thursdays 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Web: www.vch.ca/yppp

The Youth Pregnancy and Parenting Program is a free service supporting pregnant Vancouver youth(24 and under) and their babies.

 SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Nutrition counseling with a Dietitian during pregnancy
  • One-to-one support with housing, finances and other social challenges with a Support Worker
  • Weekly prenatal education group with a Public Health Nurse and Youth Support Worker
  • Parent infant drop-in groups until baby is 18 months old
  • Free hot lunches provided at groups
  • Food skills cooking classes and demonstrations
  • Counseling with a Youth Counselor
  • Clothing and food donations

LOW INCOME CLIENTS MAY ALSO RECEIVE:

  • Grocery gift cards
  • Free dental hygiene visit
  • Transit tickets
  • Free prenatal vitamins for mom and vitamin D drops for babies

Youth with multiple barriers may apply to access the YPPP maternity clinic, which offers:

  • A medical team that follows youth and their baby
  • Family doctors that deliver at BC Women’s Hospital