The Youth Health Program of the BC Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health of young people in British Columbia through clinical services, health promotion, education and training, advocacy, and research. Their site offers an intro to what to expect when you visit the hospital, as well as your rights and resources.
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Youth Pregnancy Program offers friendly pre and postnatal care and education programs for youth up to 22 years old in a casual environment. Services include: physicians, specialists, educational classes and recreational groups and support from counsellors.
A network of organizations that “won’t get weird” when you need to talk about your sexual health! Operates the “Sex Sense” line, which provides confidential expert information, advice, and referral on all aspects of sexual health.
OPT offers confidential, nonjudgmental clinical services, reliable contraceptive options, and comprehensive education and information, provided by well-trained professionals.
YouthCo is a youth-driven (15-29) non-profit organization that works to reduce the impact that HIV and Hep C have on the youth of British Columbia through peer support, education and community engagement. Programs include a variety of workshops around sexual health and harm reduction, and support services for youth affected by HIV and Hep C.
Provides free and confidential services. If you live with HIV/AIDS, you know someone living with HIV/AIDS, or you have concerns about becoming infected by the HIV virus, staff and volunteers are available to help you. Services provided include: case management, support programs, grocery distribution, a helpline and library.