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Here’s a website developed to have youth on a variety of issues who are aging out of care. AgedOut.com
Eat Breathe Thrive is a not-for-profit organization that helps individuals to recover from disordered eating and negative body image, and also works to prevent eating disorders through education and training.
We provide youth and family support, education programs, employment services, addiction counselling and prevention, as well as housing support. Age range ~14-25 yrs depending on location.
If you are having questions about legal issues that pertain to family law, visit their website. It has helpful fact sheets written in plain language and provides reliable information as a first step when dealing with legal matters in BC.
mindcheck.ca is a website designed to help BC youth and young adults, ages 13 to 25, to better understand mental health challenges and learn about steps they can take to improve their well-being. Support includes education, links to self-care tools, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources. www.mindcheck.ca
Prism is Vancouver Coastal Health’s clinical, education, information and referral service for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit (LGBTQ2S) communities.
RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, is an American national anti-sexual assault organization, that operates a variety of National Sexual Assault Hotlines, on the phone and by online chat.
Family Services of the North Shore is a community organization that is dedicated to providing education, support and counselling to heal and connect the community. They offer a broad range of services to children, youth, adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds, which are offered either at no fee, or on a sliding scale to clients living or working on the North Shore.
Drive Youth Employment Services (D-YES) – formerly called Youth Spot – is designed to help youth between the ages 16-30 obtain sustainable employment.